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.
Free ramen and light snacks every Tuesday 12-1pm on July 2 / July 9/ July 16 / July 23 / July 30.
Please contact Jennifer at AACC@illinois.edu if you would like to reserve a session.
Jan. 29 Title: University Library Resources for Gender and Multicultural-Focused Research
Presenter(s): Cindy Ingold, Associate Professor, University Library, Gender & Multicultural Services Librarian, University Library
Feb 5 Title: Asian Americans in the Media
Presenter(s): Teresa Mok, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Feb 12 Title: Learning About Our Community: Why Asian American Studies
Presenter(s): Soo Ah Kwon, PhD, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies
Feb 19 Title: Building and encouraging cross-cultural understanding through Peace Corps Service
Presenter(s): Peace Corps Illinois Recruiter, Sydney Lazarus
Feb 26 Title: Happy Hour: Exploring Drinking Culture and College Success
Presenter(s): Counseling Center, Zhenni Wang and Nupur Sahai
Mar 5 Title: Global Citizenship: Study Abroad Returnee Experiences, Study Abroad Panel
Presenter(s): Illinois Abroad and Global Exchange Office
Mar 12 Title: Experiences of South and Southeast Asian Students at UIUC
Presenter(s): Undergraduate student presenters
Mar 18 CANCELED - Spring Break
Mar 26 Title: CEAPS Presentation on Zhuang Culture
Presenter(s): Dr. Shih and Shanshan Wei, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
Apr 2 Title: Us too in the age of #metoo: An Introduction to Trauma Responses and Strategies for Intervention
Presenter(s): Rape Advocacy, Counseling, & Education Services of Champaign-Urbana
Apr 9 Title: Songkran Festival: Thai New Year
Presenter(s): Thai Student Association
Apr 16 Title: Set Sail on your Leadership Journey
Presenter(s): Illinois Leadership Center
Apr 23 Title: Reflections of a Student Leader
Presenter(s): Deborah Ikeda, UIUC Alumna
Apr 30 Title: Women and hip hop in the Middle East and North Africa region
Presenter(s): Angela Williams, Associate Director at the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Paid for in part by Student Cultural Programming Fee. For a complete listing of OIIR’s Lunch on Us program, click here for SPRING 2019.