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Lunch on Us

Join OIIR for a noontime discussion, and learn something new. Featuring speakers, panels, and resources at the University of Illinois, all lunches introduce you to the cultures, histories, and societal issues that the diverse communities of our campus face.

Programs take place from noon to 1 pm. Lunches are paid for in part by the Student Cultural Programming Fee.

Lunch on Us | November & December 2018

Week of November 1st

Thursday, November 1 • Lunch @ La Casa
La Casa Cultural Latina, 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana

TBA, TBA, TBA

Friday, November 2 • NAH Chat 'n Chew
Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

Artist Talk: We Define Ourselves Exhibit, Ryan Young (Lac du Flambeau), NAH

Week of November 5th

Monday, November 5 • LGBT Quench at the WRC
Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

Hips Don't Lie: Why Don't You Just Meet Me in the Middle?, Rom Dehler, Program Advisor, Illini Union

Tuesday, November 6 • Food For Thought at AACC
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Diwali Celebration , Indian Graduate Student Association

Wednesday, November 7 • Food For the Soul at BNAACC
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign

A Conversation about PrEP , Danny Mathews, Assistant Director, LGBT Resource Center

Thursday, November 8 • Lunch @ La Casa
La Casa Cultural Latina, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Know Your Rights: Conduct & Campus Police, Tekita Bankhead & team, Specialist in Education, Counseling Center

Friday, November 9 • DiversityEd Conversation Cafe @ WRC
Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

"The Myth of the Absent Black Father" Film Screening and Discussion, Dr. Joycelyn Landrum-Brown, DiversityEd

Week of November 12th

Monday, November 12 • Dish it Up with WRC
Location: Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

Finding My Feminist Identity in a Racialized Space, Katrina Monreal, Student, Industrial Design

Tuesday, November 13 • Food for Thought at the AACC
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Book Club Discussion: Asian Americans in the Media, Phil Yu, Angry Asian Man

Wednesday, November 14• Food for the Soul at BNAACC
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign

The 50th Anniversary & History of the Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, Ashley Davis, Housing Division & Valeri Nesbitt-Howard, BNAACC

Thursday, November 15 • Lunch @ La Casa
La Casa Cultural Latina, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Intimate Partner Abuse, Stephanie Corrales, Client Adovcate, Courage Connection

Week of November 26th

Monday, November 26 • WRC Dish It Up
Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

Black Girlhood and Collectivity, Jessica L. Robinson, Media and Cinema Studies & Saving Our Lives, Hearing Our Truths (SOLHOT)

Tuesday, November 27 • Food for Thought at the AACC
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Korean Americans in (white) American Sports; Immigration, Whitness, and Sports, Doo Jae Park, PhD Candidate, Kinesiology and Community Health

Wednesday, November 28 • Food for the Soul at BNAACC
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign

Coping in our Communities: Black Mental Health & Self Care, Sankofa Black Student Outreach Team, Counseling Center

Thursday, November 29 • Lunch @ La Casa
La Casa Cultural Latina, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

The Mexican Diet & Nutrition, Dr. Diego Luna, Visiting Scholar, Food Science & Human Nutrition

Friday, November 30 • DiversityEd Conversation Cafe @ WRC
Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

Maintaining Wellness for Black Women in Higher Education, Dr. Deidre Weathersby & Dr. Carla McCowan, Counseling Center

Week of December 3rd

Monday, December 3 • LGBT Quench at the WRC
Women's Resources Center, 616 E. Green St., Suite 202, Champaign

Brown, Poor, and Queer: Identity Ambiguity in Rural KY, Jasmine Routon, PhD Student, Human Development & Family Studies

Tuesday, December 4 • Food For Thought at AACC
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Walls, Bans, Raids, Sanctuary, Professor Naomi Paik, PhD, Asian American Studies

Wednesday, December 5 • Food For the Soul at BNAACC
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign

The Body Keeps Count: Getting Past Racialized Trauma , Nathan Stephens, Director, BNAACC

Thursday, December 6 • Lunch @ La Casa
La Casa Cultural Latina, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Physical Activity, Dr. Susie Aguinaga, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology & Community Health

Week of December 10th

Tuesday, December 11 • Food For Thought at AACC
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana

Success Workshop: Make the Most of Your Illinois Experience, Brian Neighbors, College of LAS Life + Career Design Lab