Reminiscences of Inder Jit Singh : oral history, 2002-2003.
|Creator: ||Singh, Inder Jit, 1937-||Project: ||September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 129 p. sound recordings: 3 sound discs (130, 78 min.) : digital ; 3 in.|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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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.
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