crown CU Home > Libraries Home
Columbia Center for Oral History Portal >

Reminiscences of Inder Jit Singh : oral history, 2002-2003.

Creator: Singh, Inder Jit, 1937-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 129 p. sound recordings: 3 sound discs (130, 78 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
Full CLIO record >>

Biographical Note

Professor, Author.

Scope and Contents

Background: born Gujranwalla, India (present day Pakistan), early traumatic memories of India-Pakistan partition and family's move to India; education: Montessori and Catholic schooling; Ph.D. University of Oregon Medical School; D.D.S. Columbia University; career: National Institute of Health research fellowship, New York University [NYU] professor of anatomy and Coordinator of the Anatomical Sciences; reflections on Sikh religion and culture in North America, discussion of relations between Sikhs, Muslims and Hindus in Pakistan and India, experiences as a Sikh professor at NYU, Judeo-Christian influences; post-9/11: discrimination against Sikhs, Muslims, and Arabs, confusion between Sikhs and Muslims, Sikh attempts to educate other communities in New York; thoughts on Homeland Security, the Iraq invasion, and the [George W.] Bush Administration, future of American liberties and politics.


Access Conditions

Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 2007. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

Using this collection

Columbia Center for Oral History

Columbia University
535 West 114th Street
801 Butler Library, Box 20
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-7083


Columbia Center for Oral History