2. Culture: Beyond Tacos and Lo Mein
Beyond Tacos and Lo Mein
In the university classes we teach, we routinely ask students to describe their culture. Since our students (who are probably similar to most students reading this text) come primarily from families who have lived in the United States for three or more generations, their first reaction is often a protest: “But I don’t have any particular culture. I’m American. I’m just normal,” they tell us.
Just normal. But what does that mean?
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