Graduation Year


Document Type

Campus Only Senior Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts


Humanities: Interdisciplinary Studies in Culture

Reader 1

Professor Marina Pérez de Mendiola

Reader 2

Professor Andrew Aisenberg


Silence in and around mixed-status families in the United States is an issue that is not an easy task to categorize or understand. In order to comprehend the various ways in which silence intersects with the lives of these communities, this study uses various accounts from mixed-status families as well as studies from various fields as a starting point.

This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.