Presenter Information

Jonathan Lee, Colby CollegeFollow

Location

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

Start Date

30-4-2015 11:00 AM

End Date

30-4-2015 1:55 PM

Project Type

Poster- Restricted to Campus Access

Description

International and domestic Chinese students at Colby often create alternative communities and identities at Colby. When students are away from home, how do they keep their connections with home? This project explores how the microwave in Dana and the hot-pot in dorms create identity and home.

Faculty Sponsor

Mary Beth Mills

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. Anthropology Dept.

CLAS Field of Study

Social Sciences

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

1593

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Apr 30th, 11:00 AM Apr 30th, 1:55 PM

Hot-Pots and Microwaves: Understanding Chinese Identity and Home

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

International and domestic Chinese students at Colby often create alternative communities and identities at Colby. When students are away from home, how do they keep their connections with home? This project explores how the microwave in Dana and the hot-pot in dorms create identity and home.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2015/program/197