Audio: Why Are All the “Korean” Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria


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Danau TanuWhy Are All the “Korean” Kids
Sitting Together in the Cafeteria


Hear “outside the box” thinking on her emergent TCK/Cross-Cutural Kids paradigm
Danau Tanu
Adjunct Lecturer, University of Western Australia
Cross-Cultural Kid/Third Culture Kid
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Danau Tanu is a TCK/CCK and a “doctor-in-waiting.” She passed her doctoral dissertation on Third Culture Kids through the University of Western Australia where she also works as an adjunct lecturer. She was born in Canada to a Chinese Indonesian father and Japanese mother, and speaks four languages. The work of Brice Royer (TCKid.com), Ruth Van Reken and David Pollock changed her life. Danau has published a chapter in Writing Out of Limbo: International Childhoods, Global Nomads and Third Culture Kids, an edited collection by Gene H. Bell-Villada and Nina Sichel.

Danau  discussed:

  • The diversity of the Third Culture Kid experience.
  •  Her qualitative research study – design and outcomes
  •  Real-life examples and findings from her research related to “self-segregation” at international  schools
  •  Internalized racism and why it matters
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