Mohamed Shaker Oral History Interview

Title
Mohamed Shaker Oral History Interview
LC Subject
Asian Americans College students College buildings Asian & Pacific Cultural Center
Interviewee
Shaker, Mohamed
Interviewer
Fernández, Natalia, 1985-
Description
Mohamed Shaker was born in Singapore but his hometown is Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. At the time of this interview he was a junior studying History and Sociology. Shaker discusses his position as a community outreach coordinator for the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center; his goals of building community between Asian students on campus; creating more engaging cultural activities; working with the Queer Studies program for combined events; struggles with scheduling and event attendance; successes of planning events with other cultural centers; relationships with other cultural centers; speaking at the APCC ground breaking; ideas for future health minded events; his thoughts on the campus Solidarity March; the challenges of losing two major API faculty members; reasons for having cultural centers; the importance of sharing stories and history; and his excitement for the coming years and new center for the APCC. Link to Audio Recording: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_85amr7wl
Work Type
transcripts
Location
Corvallis >> Benton County >> Oregon >> United States
Date
2014-05-13
Rights
Rights Reserved - Free Access
Language
English
Local Collection Name
Oregon State University Cultural Centers Oral History Collection, 2013-2014 (OH 21)
Type
Text
Format
application/pdf
Set
Oregon Multicultural Archives OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Primary Set
Oregon Multicultural Archives
Is Part Of
OSU Cultural Resource Centers
Institution
Oregon State University