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Interview with Andrew Kimbrough, November 13, 2008

Part of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Andrew Kimbrough, November 13, 2008
Creator:
Andrew Kimbrough; interviewee. Jack Wilson; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2008
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Andrew Kimbrough, (Sri Lanka, 1984-1986; Education Program) who spent 15 months teaching future teachers of English in the Tamil area of Sri Lanka, describes the impact of the civil strife in Sri Lanka on his teaching and his students before he was forced to leave, as well as the impact of the Peace Corps experience on him. He talks about his subsequent work in film and theater, and becoming a professor of theater at the University of Kentucky and how in this setting, his sense of biculturalism as invaluable. He also discusses other aspects of his life and educational background both before and after joining the Peace Corps, including his travels and teaching in China, doing his Masters of Fine Arts in theatre in Moscow, and meeting his wife who is from Shanghai while doing his doctorate at Louisiana State University.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Kimbrough, Andrew -- Interviews., Sri Lanka., Peace Corps (U.S.)--Sri Lanka., Peace Corps (U.S.)--History--1980-1989., Education
Type:
sound
Source:
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7ttd9n3s4n/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.