The new Smithsonian exhibit on Indian-Americans is great—if only it were 1985

The new Smithsonian exhibit on Indian-Americans is great—if only it were 1985

Quartz | February 27, 2014
By S. Mitra Kalita
I don’t envy the curator’s task. Trying to explain India, with all its dichotomies and contradictions, is a tall order. But trying to define Indian-Americans is an absolute setup for failure. Why? Because we don’t really exist in that form anymore. No group better symbolizes the fluidity of identity that technology and the global economy makes possible today.

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