Volume IV, 2004
Dr. Rosa DeJorio
Through my own life experiences and also through observing those of others, I have become sensitive to the conflicts and transformations that occur when widely dissimilar cultures come into contact. Recently I have observed how the owners of Tom Ka Thai Restaurant*, where I have been working for about a year, have carved out a place for themselves -- a place to negotiate new identities and meanings, within the dominant, northeast Florida culture that surrounds them.
Fletcher, Alice, "Offering Buddha a Coke" (2004). All Volumes (2001-2008). 82.