Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project

Posted By: Charles McKinney Applied Ling in the News ,

I, Charles McKinney, was interviewed for this groundbreaking initiative aimed at highlighting the experiences of diverse and underrepresented Americans who served in the Peace Corps. Serving as a first-generation volunteer of color in an Eastern European (and later in Eastern Africa) country was a unique and, at times, challenging experience. The interview explores themes of language and culture, international volunteerism, and TESOL pedagogy in a cordial conversation between former Peace Corps volunteers.

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