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  1. Week of February 8, 2016

    1. Monday, February 8, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        M.T. Hudson, Senior Title IX and A.D.A. Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Dish it Up: “A Conversation on Race, Gender, and Disability” In Honor of Black Health Week

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

      2. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmCHAI Time presents Lunar New Year Celebration
      3. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues | Defining Misogynoir: Where Race and Gender Bias Meet

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

    2. Tuesday, February 9, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFood for Thought: On Being Bi-Racial & Multi-Racial
    3. Wednesday, February 10, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFocal Point Lecture: "Mixed Methods in Gender and Development Research"

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

      2. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmiCU OIIR Intercultural Dialogue Series: "Saudi Arabia: Culture Behind the Veil"

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

      3. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWrit n' Rhymed Poetry Open Mic Night

        Women's Resources Center (703 S. Wright St. 2nd Fl. Champaign)

    4. Thursday, February 11, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Matt King

         

        Matthew King is the Graduate Assistant for the Integrative Health and Wellness Team at the University of Illinois’s Counseling Center. He is also a second year Ph.D. Student in the Counseling Psychology Program. He focuses on outreach and collaboration that relates to the seven dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, environmental, occupational, and social.

         


        “Happier Hour: Practices in Positive Psychology”

        La Casa Cultural Latina 

        1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

    5. Friday, February 12, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmInternational, Domestic, and Illinois: Lessons Learned from “We Are Illinois,” Intercultural Horizons Interns

        University of Illinois Women's Resources Center

        703 S Wright St, 2nd Floor, MC-302, Champaign, Illinois 61820
  2. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Monday, February 15, 2016

      1. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmChai Time
      2. 7:00 pmIATA Illini Art Therapy at the Women’s Resources Center

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

    2. Tuesday, February 16, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFood for Thought: Body Image & Mental Health Awareness Among Asians and Asian Ameircans
    3. Wednesday, February 17, 2016

      1. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmInterConnect: "International Students' Safety: Tips and Strategies"

        Asian American Cultural Center
        1210 West Nevada Street, MC-149
        Urbana, IL 61801

    4. Thursday, February 18, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Latina/o Students' panel discussion. 

        Moderator: Tekita Bankhead, Assistant Director, Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center.


        Mirrors of the Heart: Exploring Gender, Ethnicity, Race and Identity alongside the Latina/o students’ interpretation of Dr. Ruth Nicole Brown's Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood.

        La Casa Cultural Latina

        1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

    5. Friday, February 19, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Silvia Soto, 2015-2016 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, American Indian Studies

         


        Rebuilding a Mayan World in Chiapas: Awakening, Presence, and Possibilities

        Native American House

  3. Week of February 21, 2016

    1. Monday, February 22, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Steve Andrews and Carina Bauer, Clinic Counselors and Co-Chairs of the Eating Disorders Treatment Team, Counseling Center


        Dish it Up: “Broadening the Spectrum of Eating Concerns: Food, Exercise, and the Body”

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

      2. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmChai Time
      3. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues | Eating Disorders in the Queer Community

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

    2. Tuesday, February 23, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFood for Thought: I Don't Want To Be A Doctor Anymore: Exploring Careers Off The Beaten Asian American Track
    3. Wednesday, February 24, 2016

      1. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmiCU OIIR Intercultural Dialogue Series: "Iranian Culture"

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL 

      2. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWrit n' Rhymed Poetry Open Mic Night

        Women's Resources Center (703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign)

    4. Thursday, February 25, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
        James Kilgore
        Research Scholar
        Center for African Studies
        University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
         
         
        James Kilgore is an educator, writer and activist based at the Center for African Studies at UIUC. He is the author of Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People's Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time. He has been active locally in the campaign to stop the building of a new jail in our county as well as in setting up the reentry project known as FirstFollowers. He is also the author of three novels, all of which were drafted during his six and a half years of incarceration in federal and state prisons in California.

        "Mass Incarceration and the War on Immigrants"

        La Casa Cultural Latina

        1203 W Nevada St.

    5. Friday, February 26, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Pete Haviland-Eduah of the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice


        Reclaiming OUR Narrative: How History Can Inform Policy, the Change, the Future,

        University of Illinois Women's Resources Center

        703 S Wright St, 2nd Floor, MC-302, Champaign, Illinois 61820
  4. Week of February 28, 2016

    1. Monday, February 29, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Devon Guidoux, Assistant Director, LGBTRC and Rachel Lauren Storm, Assistant Director, WRC


        Dish it Up: “Riding the 4th Wave: Defining Trans and Cis Feminist Solidarity”

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

      2. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmChai Time
  5. Week of March 1, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 1, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFood for Thought: Celebrating Asian & Asian American Women Leaders at UIUC
    2. Wednesday, March 2, 2016

      1. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmInterConnect: "The Art of Salary Negotiation in the U.S."

        Asian American Cultural Center
        1210 West Nevada Street, MC-149
        Urbana, IL 61801

    3. Thursday, March 3, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Natalie Lira, Ph.D.
        Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Associate
        Latina/Latino Studies Department


        Dr. Natalie Lira, Ph.D.

        La Casa Cultural Latina

        1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

    4. Friday, March 4, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Norman Whitten Jr,
        Professor Emeritus of Anthropology & Latin American Studies


        Indigenous Modernity in Amazonian Ecuador

        Native American House

  6. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Monday, March 7, 2016

      1. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmChai Time
      2. 7:00 pmIATA Illini Art Therapy at the Women’s Resources Center

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

    2. Tuesday, March 8, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFood for Thought: Why Asian American Studies?
    3. Wednesday, March 9, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFocal Point Lecture: "Measures of Empowerment: Lessons from USAID"

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

      2. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmiCU OIIR Intercultural Dialogue Series: "Illinois Abroad: Students' Experience in Latin America"

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL 

      3. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWrit n' Rhymed Poetry Open Mic Night

        Women's Resources Center (703 S Wright Street, 2nd Floor, Champaign)

    4. Thursday, March 10, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Marielisbet Lisa Perez
        President, COE Students with Families
        Ph.D. Student in Education Policy, Organization & Leadership
        Educational Policy Studies

         

        Marielisbet is a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Policy, Organization & Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She co-created and serves as president to the student organization Students with Families. An organization dedicated to recognizing and supporting students with families as they decide to pursue their degrees in higher education. Currently, Marielisbet’s research focuses on understanding the personal and academic experiences of first-generation low-income college student-parents at four-year degree granting institutions. Her work examines how attaining bachelorette degrees has enhanced and/or changed student-parents’ educational outlook, college cultural knowledge, and class status.

         


        "Celebrating Mothers in Academia"

        La Casa Cultural Latina 

        1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

    5. Friday, March 11, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Illinois Interfaith Interns


        “Of Many”: The Power of Interreligious Cooperation
         
        703 S Wright St, 2nd Floor, MC-302, Champaign, Illinois 61820
    6. Saturday, March 12, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm2016 Feminist Activist Academy

        Women's Resources Center (703 S Wright Street, 2nd Floor, Champaign)

  7. Week of March 13, 2016

    1. Monday, March 14, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Richa Niraula, Graduate Student/Fulbright Fellow, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences


        Dish it Up: "Gender Equity and Equality: A Ecofeminist Case Study from the Nepalese Forestry Sector"

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

      2. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmChai Time
      3. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues | Diversity and Inclusion Critique: Tokenism in Social Justice

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

    2. Tuesday, March 15, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFood for Thought: Alone Together - An Anthropology of Gay Dating Apps and Asian/American
    3. Wednesday, March 16, 2016

      1. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmInterConnect: "Relationships 102"

        Asian American Cultural Center
        1210 West Nevada Street, MC-149
        Urbana, IL 61801

    4. Thursday, March 17, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

         Rebecca Ginsburg, Associate Professor

        Education Policy, Organization and Leadership

         

         


        Rebecca Ginsburg, Associate Professor -Education Policy, Organization and Leadership

         La Casa Cultural Latina

        1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

    5. Friday, March 18, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Korinta Maldonado, 2015-2017 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, American Indian Studies


        Indigenous Struggles in Mexico and Latin America

        Native American House

    6. Saturday, March 19, 2016

      1. 1:00 pmSpring Vacation Begins
  8. Week of March 20, 2016

    1. Monday, March 21, 2016

      1. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmChai Time
      2. 7:00 pmIATA Illini Art Therapy at the Women’s Resources Center

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

  9. Week of March 27, 2016

    1. Monday, March 28, 2016

      1.  Instruction resumes
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jacque Khan, Academic Advisor & Administrative Coordinator, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies
        Janelle Skaloud, J.D., Former Founder/Editor, Pandora’s Rag


        Dish it Up: “A Herstory of Pandora’s Rag, Feminist Zine at the University of Illinois”

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

      3. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmChai Time
      4. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues | Rollbacks on Our Rights: Abortion & Reproductive Justice

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

    2. Tuesday, March 29, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFood for Thought: Where Are You Really From?
    3. Wednesday, March 30, 2016

      1. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmiCU OIIR Intercultural Dialogue Series: "World Cultures of Small Talk"

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL 

    4. Thursday, March 31, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm"Latinos/as in Engineering and their Role in STEM"

        La Casa Cultural Latina

        1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

  10. Week of April 1, 2016

    1. Friday, April 1, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Robert Morrissey, Assistant Professor, Department
        of History


        The Illinois and the Edge Effect: Native American Power in the Early American Midwest

        Native American House

  11. Week of April 3, 2016

    1. Monday, April 4, 2016

      1. 7:00 pmIATA Illini Art Therapy at the Women’s Resources Center

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

    2. Tuesday, April 5, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFood for Thought: Life as an International Graduate Student
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Gioconda "Gio" Guerra
        Director
        La Casa Cultural Latina 
        Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations
        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

         

        Undocumented Ally Training

        La Casa Cultural Latina

        1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

    3. Wednesday, April 6, 2016

      1. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmInterConnect: "Intercultural Horizons Interns"

        Asian American Cultural Center
        1210 West Nevada Street, MC-149
        Urbana, IL 61801

      2. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWrit n' Rhymed Poetry Open Mic Night

        Women's Resources Center (703 S Wright St. 2nd Floor, Champaign)

    4. Friday, April 8, 2016

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Joe Minarik


        Ways of Being White, other than White Supremacist

        University of Illinois Women's Resources Center

        703 S Wright St, 2nd Floor, MC-302, Champaign, Illinois 61820
  12. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Monday, April 11, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Brittany Glenn, Program Manager, The Tenant Union, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Dish it Up: “Sexual Assault and Tenant’s Rights: Understanding Your Options Under the Law”

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

      2. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues | Trigger Warnings: Balancing Academic Freedom and Survivor Support

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

    2. Tuesday, April 12, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFood for Thought: Forgotten Country
    3. Wednesday, April 13, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFocal Point Lecture: "Agricultural Extension: Pathway to Empowerment and Food Security"

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

      2. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmiCU OIIR Intercultural Dialogue Series: "Tibetan Buddhism: Art, Music and Mindfulness"

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL 

    4. Thursday, April 14, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
        Antonio Sotomayor, Ph.D.
        Assistant Professor
        Librarian of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
        313 Main Library
        University of Illinois
        Urbana, IL  61801

        The Sovereign Colony: Olympic Sport, National Identity, and International Politics in Puerto Rico.

        La Casa Cultural Latina

        1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

    5. Friday, April 15, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Brianna Jo Theobald, 2015-2016 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, American Indian Studies


        Reproductive Justice On and Off the Reservation

        Native American House

  13. Week of April 17, 2016

    1. Monday, April 18, 2016

      1. 7:00 pmIATA Illini Art Therapy at the Women’s Resources Center

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

    2. Tuesday, April 19, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFood for Thought: Role of Alums to Current UI Students
    3. Wednesday, April 20, 2016

      1. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmInterConnect: "Renting Apartment Off-Campus"

        Asian American Cultural Center
        1210 West Nevada Street, MC-149
        Urbana, IL 61801

      2. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmWrit n' Rhymed Poetry Open Mic Night

        Women's Resources Center (703 S South Wright St. 2nd Floor, Champaign)

    4. Thursday, April 21, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

         

        Coral Lumbley holds Bachelor and Master degrees in English from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She currently teaches writing and literature courses at UIUC and is working on a dissertation titledDiscourses of Empire and Resistance in Medieval Wales and England.

         


        “Modern and Medieval Borders: How the Past Can Learn from the Future”

        La Casa Cultural Latina

        1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

  14. Week of April 24, 2016

    1. Monday, April 25, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Meadow Jones, PhD. Candidate, Art Education, School of Art + Design


        Dish it Up: "The Trauma Diaspora and the Affective Archive"

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

      2. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues | Unity vs. Solidarity in Social Movements

        703 S Wright St., 2nd Floor, Champaign, IL 61820

    2. Tuesday, April 26, 2016

      1. 8:30 amFood for Thought: Influence and the Growth of the APA Pipeline: Reflections of a Student Activist Turned Corporate Lawyer
    3. Wednesday, April 27, 2016

      1. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmiCU OIIR Intercultural Dialogue Series: "Erhuayin in Mandarin Chinese and American English"

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL 

    4. Thursday, April 28, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Michelle Cruz-Santiago, Ph.D.

        Researcher & Project Coordinator, Abriendo Caminos

        Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition

        Department of Human Development & Family Studies


        Abriendo Caminos

        La Casa Cultural Latina

        1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

    5. Friday, April 29, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm

        Jonathan Shinaberger


        Dungeons, Dragons, & Combatting the Orcs of Ableism
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Ruby Mendenhall


        Last Lecture with Dr. Ruby Mendenhall
      3. 12:00 pm

        Theresa Rocha Beardall, Doctoral Student, Sociology, Cornell University

         


        What Exactly Did They Sell? Revisiting Piankeshaw Agency and Land in Johnson v. McIntosh (1823)

        Native American House

  15. Week of May 1, 2016

    1. Monday, May 2, 2016

      1. 7:00 pmIATA Illini Art Therapy at the Women’s Resources Center

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

    2. Wednesday, May 4, 2016

      1.  Instruction Ends
      2. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmInterConnect: "Reverse Cultural Shock"

        Asian American Cultural Center
        1210 West Nevada Street, MC-149
        Urbana, IL 61801

    3. Thursday, May 5, 2016

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    4. Friday, May 6, 2016

      1.  Final Exams Begin
  16. Week of May 8, 2016

    1. Saturday, May 14, 2016

      1.  Commencement

        Memorial Stadium

  17. Week of May 15, 2016

    1. Monday, May 16, 2016

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1
      2. 7:00 pmIATA Illini Art Therapy at the Women’s Resources Center

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

  18. Week of June 5, 2016

    1. Monday, June 6, 2016

      1. 7:00 pmIATA Illini Art Therapy at the Women’s Resources Center

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

  19. Week of June 12, 2016

    1. Monday, June 13, 2016

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2
  20. Week of June 19, 2016

    1. Monday, June 20, 2016

      1. 7:00 pmIATA Illini Art Therapy at the Women’s Resources Center

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign

  21. Week of July 3, 2016

    1. Monday, July 4, 2016

      1. 7:00 pmIATA Illini Art Therapy at the Women’s Resources Center

        Second Floor, Women’s Resources Center, 703 S. Wright, Champaign


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