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Asian American Cultural Center
Who We are
The University of Illinois has one of the largest and most vibrant Asian American university communities in the Midwest, where 1 in 4 students is Asian American or Asian international. The Asian American Cultural Center promotes cross-cultural understanding of Asian American and Asian international experiences, and provides educational and cultural support for Asians and Asian Americans in our university community. Opened in fall 2005, the Asian American Cultural Center provides the University of Illinois community with space to gather and share the diverse and rich cultures that are a part of the Asian American experience.
Summer Food For Thought program will resume June 14, 2016 - July 19, 2016.
Tuesdays 12:00 - 1:00pm
*cup of noodles & snacks will be provided
June 14 A Brief History of Tibet: A Tibetan American Narrative – Passang Gonrong
June 28 Asian American Privilege and the Roots of Oppression – by Robert Hwang
July 5 Unsilencing Suicide: Mental Health & Taboos – by Matthew Hom
July 12 Globalization of U.S. Community Colleges: Modern Make Over Projects & Abject Education Consumers – by Sujung Kim
July 19 Coconut Flavored Brownie: Identity, Crisis, & Struggles of 3rd Generation South Asians – by Puja Chugh