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Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage lecture slated

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The Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage announce a lecture on the Asian Indian experience in America, “Indians in America: Lost Legacies and Contemporary Complexities”, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Oct. 22, at Middlesex County College, Room 100-102 of the College Center, 2600 Woodbridge Ave., Edison.

This free lecture, presented by Khyati Joshi, will focus on the history of communities of Asian Indians in New Jersey and the United States and on the different experiences of immigrant and second generation members of these communities.

Joshi is a Professor of Education at Fairleigh Dickinson University, the recipient of the 2014 FDU Distinguished Faculty Award for Research and Scholarship, as well as the author and co-editor of many publications.

This program is offered free of charge, but registration by Oct. 21 is required. Call 732-745-4489 to register or for more information. To register online, send an email to culturalandheritage@co.middlesex.nj.us.

Persons with hearing disabilities may dial 732-745-3888 (TTY users only) or 711, the New Jersey Relay System. In case of inclement weather, call 732-462-8262.

An Assistive Listening System will be in use during programs. An American Sign Language Interpreter can be provided with a two-week advance request.

This program is funded in part by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey Historical Commission.

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