Conclusion and Summary

While updating you all on my research I often left out how the actual process is going, instead choosing to update everyone about what I was learning regarding the subject matter of my paper. That being said, I wanted to make this conclusion post about what I’ve learned throughout this research project and some thoughts summarizing American populism and the direction it is heading in.

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Final Summary: Culture and Conflict

After a summer of researching, filming, and filmmaking, I can officially say I have completed my Monroe summer project.  I learned so much about Mumbai and India’s colonial history, and had a wonderful time spending two weeks with my grandparents.  Here is a link to the video documentary I made summarizing my research and findings: https://youtu.be/O27OlXRy9vc

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Update #3: Filmmaking

I’m just about finished putting together my final product and it’s definitely been a long road to get here.  I learned so much from my trip about Mumbai, and was so excited to share that knowledge with my video, but knowing something yourself and trying to convey that to other people are two very different things.  I had so much information and research when I got back to the United States, and I had to figure out how to put that information together in a way that flowed well and made logical sense.  I’ve also made videos for classes and assignments before, but I’ve never made a documentary of this length before (about 15 minutes), so I really wanted to make sure my main ideas came through and I was able to integrate my interviews together with my photo and video footage.

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Comparisons of Immigration Narratives B/w All Newspapers

Hello again!

If you’ve been on the edge of your seat waiting for this post to drop, I don’t blame you. It’s finally time to share some statistics that compare the immigration narratives between our receiving country of the U.S. and the origin countries of Honduras and Mexico. As Week 3 begins, I’m exiting the data-collection stage and entering the data interpretation/presentation stage, so here are some of the highlights.

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