Schooling in India: Transnational Indian American Youths
On Tuesday, February 4th, the South Asia Center is pleased to begin our Spring Speaker Series by welcoming doctoral candidate Adrienne Lee
Atterberry. Atterberry will give a public lecture titled “Schooling in India: Transnational
Indian American Youths.” This presentation will discuss Indian American high
school and college students’ experiences in K-12 schools in India. It will
focus on these schools’ dual roles as sites of difference-making and comfort as
well as sites for the cultivation of beneficial cultural capital. Lastly, it will
discuss the factors that affect where transnational Indian American youths’
earn their undergraduate degrees.
Lee Atterberry is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at Syracuse
University. Her research focuses on migration, education, and Asia/Asian
This talk will take place at 12:30pm in 341 Eggers Hall and is
open to all.