Virtual South & Southeast Asia International Classroom Workshop

A new International Classroom Workshop

STORIES FROM THE TAMIL DIASPORA by Praveen Vijaykumar

What does it look like when worlds collide and create new communities? “Stories from the Tamil Diaspora” traces a Singaporean Tamil family’s history back to Tamil Nadu, India, in the early 20th century. The presenter shares experiences of British colonialism, Tamil performing arts practices, and Singapore’s transition from colony to an independent, multicultural, and global nation. Students will gain intimate insight into Singaporean culture, much of which is reflected in its cuisines. Through storytelling, participants are invited to personally engage with global cultures, reimagine past histories, and discuss positive futures.


The South Asia Center at the University of Pennsylvania (SAC) will generously sponsor the first 10 reservations for this workshop presentation. Each sponsored reservation will be limited to a total of 30 participants. Book today to ensure your spot!

What’s a Virtual Workshop? Bring the Museum to you using video chat technology! A Museum educator will provide a live museumthemed lesson in real time. Our virtual workshops are designed to involve students through inquiry, object analysis, hands-on activities, and demonstrations. These workshops are designed for school audiences but are easily adjustable to fit the learning level of any group. View the full list of Virtual International Classroom Workshop offerings: https://www.penn.museum/sites/k12/traveling-programs/international-classroom/virtual-international-classroom/ 

BOOK using our Virtual Programs form to schedule your Virtual International Classroom Program with the Penn Museum. Any questions? E-mail Rorujorona Ferrell, Global Education Manager at Penn Museum at ic@pennmuseum.org