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Food for Thought

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 2The F Word: Solving the UIUC AAPI Feminist Problem (Redux)”Presented by:  Katrina Monreal

Oct 9Living on the Margins: Experiences of the Asian & Asian American LGBT Community”, A Panel Discussion

Oct 16Chinese Blue & White Porcelain”- Presented by:  Maureen Warren, Krannert Art Museum

Oct 23Empowerment through Sexuality as an Asian American Feminist” - Presented by: Ti Chang, Co-Founder/VP of Design at Crave

Oct 30Wellbeing 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.