Asian American Studies

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana

    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.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana

    Lunch discussion for undergraduates about the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Room 210, Second Floor, Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    Seventy-five years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the profound violation of constitutional rights that resulted in the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans. Featuring George Takei and many others who were incarcerated, as well as newly rediscovered photographs of Dorothea Lange, And Then They Came for Us brings history into the present.

Friday, October 11, 2019

    • 12:00 pm
    • University YMCA, 1001 S Wright St.

    This fall, the University YMCA’s Friday Forum explores how inspiring women leaders are addressing not just issues that disproportionately affect womxn but also a myriad of the most pressing social and environmental issues in our communities. Join us as we celebrate the creativity, passion and impact of womxn working for progressive change.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana

    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.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana

    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.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana

    AAS majors and minors, as well as students of all disciples who are interested in Asian American Studies, are invited to join us at the Major-Minor Luncheon on October 23. Network with other AAS students and faculty, learn about upcoming courses, and enjoy lunch on us!

Friday, October 25, 2019

    • 12:00 pm
    • University YMCA, 1001 S Wright St.

    This fall, the University YMCA’s Friday Forum explores how inspiring women leaders are addressing not just issues that disproportionately affect womxn but also a myriad of the most pressing social and environmental issues in our communities. Join us as we celebrate the creativity, passion and impact of womxn working for progressive change.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center Lounge, 1210 Nevada St, Urbana

    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.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

    • 4:00 pm
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    In this presentation, Dean Spade will examine how mutual aid might counter the demobilizing frameworks for understanding social change and expressing dissent that dominate the popular imagination, and examine the benefits as well as challenges faced by contemporary organizations mobilizing through mutual aid.

Friday, November 1, 2019

    • 8:30 am
    • University YMCA, 1001 S Wright St.

    This fall, the University YMCA’s Friday Forum explores how inspiring women leaders are addressing not just issues that disproportionately affect womxn but also a myriad of the most pressing social and environmental issues in our communities. Join us as we celebrate the creativity, passion and impact of womxn working for progressive change.