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Guide to the Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations oral history collection 2011.019

Brooklyn Historical Society
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Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Julia Lipkins with assistance from Elena Locascio

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 Revised by Maggie Schreiner Revised by Amy Lau  , June 2019 , March 2021

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Aya Hosch, 2013 December 10

Biographical note

Aya Hosch was born to a Colombian mother and Syrian father in Rockville, Maryland and raised in Dallas, Texas. Hosch received a B.A. in political science and linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington and served as a public policy and international affairs law fellow at the University of California at Berkeley.

Scope and Contents

In the interview, Hosch discusses her racial, ethnic, and religious identities; educational experiences; romantic relationships; work on political campaigns; parents' courtship, marriage, and divorce; and mother's conversion to Islam. Interview conducted by Rebecca Jacobs.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the interview is available onsite at the Brooklyn Historical Society's Othmer Library. The Brooklyn Historical Society does not have permission to license oral history audio recordings or transcripts to third parties.

Subject Topics

  • Sex role
  • Racially mixed families
  • Racially ambiguous people
  • Racially mixed people
  • Education -- Texas
  • Conversion -- Islam
  • Muslims -- Texas -- Dallas

Subject Places

  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Dallas (Tex.)
  • United States |x Emigration and immigration