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Events for the Week of November 13, 2017

Film Screening: What Was Ours

Monday, November 13th, 6 to 8 pm
Main Library, Room 66
Sponsored by Native American House

Since the passage of the 1990 Native American Graves & Repatriation Act, tribal nations persist through the process of reclaiming.

ManTalks | The Pursuit and Promotion of Progressive Black Masculinities

Presented by Nathan Stephens, Director of the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center
Wednesday, November 15th, 6 to 7 pm
Women’s Resources Center | 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign
Sponsored by the Women’s Resources Center

InterConnect: “Intercultural Communication”

Wednesday, November 15th, 6 to 7:30 pm
Asian American Cultural Center | 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana
Sponsored by AACC, Counseling Center, International Student & Scholar Services, OIIR International Education, and Women’s Resources Center

Community Read Keynote Lecture: Yuki Llewellyn & Karen Su

Wednesday, November 15th, 7 to 8 pm
Champaign Public Library | 200 W Green St, Champaign
Sponsored by the Asian American Cultural Center and the YWCA

Upcoming

Fall Break Program - Cooking with the Chefs

Monday, November 20th, 8 am to 2:30 pm
Ikenberry Commons, 301 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign
Sponsored by OIIR International Education

Are you on campus during fall break? Are you interested in learning to cook a dish with the chefs at University Housing Dining Services? Our chefs are also interested in learning how to cook a traditional dish from your home country, region and culture!

This event is free and open to university students. Please register for “Cooking with Chefs” and provide information to all items. The priority date for registration is November 11. Space is very limited, not all applicants will be able to attend and you may be placed on a waitlist.

Academic Freedom, Mni Wiconi, and Racialized Mascots: Indigenous College Student Advocacy in the Present Colonial Era at UIUC

Dr. Martin Reinhardt (Anishinaabe Ojibway citizen of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians), Associate Professor of Native American Studies, Northern Michigan University
Monday, November 20th, 1 to 4 pm
Asian American Cultural Center | 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana
Sponsored by Native American House

A content presentation and workshop for helping professionals to diversify and inform practice, pedagogy, and research related to indigenous students at the University of Illinois. In the classroom, campus culture, and environmental issues are the critical context for indigenous students here at the U of I. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of how to further advocate for all students including minorities and their peers toward resilience and wellness.