Food for Thought, part of the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relation's Lunch on Us series, is a weekly noontime discussion focused on topics relevant to the Asian American community. Past discussions include topics such as nutrition, mental health, sexual health, and issues of queer Asian Americans.
Fall 2018 Food For Thought Schedule
Oct 2 “The F Word: Solving the UIUC AAPI Feminist Problem (Redux)” – Presented by: Katrina Monreal
Oct 9 “Living on the Margins: Experiences of the Asian & Asian American LGBT Community”, A Panel Discussion
Oct 16 “Chinese Blue & White Porcelain”- Presented by: Maureen Warren, Krannert Art Museum
Oct 23 “Empowerment through Sexuality as an Asian American Feminist” - Presented by: Ti Chang, Co-Founder/VP of Design at Crave
Oct 30 “Wellbeing in Asian Cultures/Strengths”- Presented by: Nupur Sahai & Zhenni Wang, Counseling Center
Nov 6 Diwali Celebration Presented by: Indian Graduate Student Association
Nov 13 Book Club Discussion: Asian Americans in the Media
Nov 27- “Korean Americans in (white) American Sports: Immigration, Whiteness, and Sports”- Presented by: Doo Jae Park, PhD candidate
Dec 4 -“Walls, Bans, Raids, Sanctuary” Presented by: Professor Naomi Paik, PhD
Dec 11 “Success Workshop: Make the Most of Your Illinois Experience” – Presented by: Brian Neighbors, College of LAS Life + Career Design Lab
Paid for in part by Student Cultural Programming Fee. For complete listing of OIIR’s Lunch on Us program, view the full schedule.