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  1. Week of August 30, 2015

    1. Monday, August 31, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Kristina Khan, Radical Birth Doula


        Dish It Up Lunch on Us: "One Doula's Story of Racial, Sexual and Economic Violence in the Quest for Birth Justice"

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

  2. Week of September 1, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 1, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jacob Chacko, AACC Graduate Assistant


        Food For Thought "A Celebration of Onam, a Hindu Festival" - by Jacob Chacko, AACC Graduate Assistant

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL 

      2. 7:00 pmFirst Tuesday Interfaith Dialogue: Welcome Back Potluck
    2. Thursday, September 3, 2015

      1. 6:00 pmWelcome Back(yard) BBQ

        Outdoors! Arcade Courtyard.  The courtyard is on John Street adjacent to the Student Services Arcade Building, Illini Hall and the Turner Student Services Building at 610 E. John St.  **Rain location: Women's Resources Center, second floor, 703 S. Wright Street, Champaign. 6pm-8pm.

      2. 8:15 pmOutdoor Film Screening of Selma

        Main Quad (Anniversary Plaza; outdoors facing the Illini Union)

        Film begins at dusk.

        Estimated start time: 8:15pm

         

    3. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Heather Wright, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign


        From the Reservation to Graduation: Lessons Learned from One Family's Journey through Higher Education

        1206 W Nevada St

  3. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 8, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Yoon Pak, Associate Professor - EPOL & Asian American Studies 

        & Xavier Hernandez, Doctoral Student in Educaiton Policy Studies 


        Food For Thought "Asian Americans in Higher Education: Charting New Realities (Pak, Maramba, & Hernandez, 2014) - by Dr. Yoon Pak & Xavier Hernandez

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

  4. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Monday, September 14, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Kimberly D. Hodges, MSW. Program Director, University Housing


        Dish It Up Lunch on Us: "AHA! Moments of Privilege and Oppression: My Story"

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

      2. 7:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues:#BlackLivesMatter: Police Brutality and Standing Up for Racial Justice

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

    2. Tuesday, September 15, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmFood For Thought "Why I Chose to be part of the Asian American Greek Letter Organizations" - Group Panel Discussion

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

    3. Friday, September 18, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        McKinley Health Center Special Population Student Health Care Concerns Committee 


        Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Through Positive Choices

        1206 W Nevada

  5. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 22, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Akila Prasad, Eunice Hong, & Heidi Hardt, McKinley's Special Populations & Sexual Health Peers


        Food For Thought "Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Through Positive Choices" - by Akila Prasad, Eunice Hong, & Heidi Hardt

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

  6. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Monday, September 28, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Melody Buyukozer Dawkins, PhD Student in the Department of Psychology


        Dish It Up Lunch on Us: "Exploring Expectations of Fairness in Infancy"

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

      2. 7:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues:"Women in Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities"

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

    2. Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Bing Wang, Co-Director - Asian Pacific American Coalition


        Food For Thought "Guam: Where America Day Begins" - by Bing Wang, Co-Director - Asian Pacific American Coalition

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

  7. Week of October 4, 2015

    1. Tuesday, October 6, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Crystal Ponce, Vice President, Philippine Student Assocation


        Food For Thought "Multiethnicity and Multiculturalism: An Emerging Demographic and Identity" - by Crystal Ponce, Vice President, Philippine Student Assocation

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

  8. Week of October 11, 2015

    1. Monday, October 12, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Katie Sissors Harmon, LCSW., Student Affairs Coordinator, School of Social Work


        Dish It Up Lunch on Us: "The Gendered Dynamics of Domestic Violence and Homelessness"

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

      2. 7:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues:"In the Streets and Behind the Screen: Examining Call-Out Culture"

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

    2. Tuesday, October 13, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmFood For Thought "Queer Asian American & Asian International Experiences on Campus" - Group Panel Discussion

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

      2. 7:00 pm

        Beverly Gooden


        #WhyIStayed Domestic Violence Awareness Month Keynote Lecture: feat. Beverly Gooden

        Women's Resources Center, 703 S. Wright Street, 2nd Floor (SW Corner Wright & Green)

    3. Friday, October 16, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Brenda Farnell, Anthropology Department


        Indian Sign Language: Myth & Reality

        1206 W Nevada St

  9. Week of October 18, 2015

    1. Tuesday, October 20, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmFood For Thought "Gender Differences in Student's Experiences in Studying Abroad" - Group Panel Discussion

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

  10. Week of October 25, 2015

    1. Monday, October 26, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Suvarna Menon, PhD Student in the Department of Psychology


        Dish It Up Lunch on Us: "An Ecological Examination of the Formal Response to Violence Against Women in India"

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

      2. 7:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues:"Abuse within Queer Relationships"

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

    2. Tuesday, October 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Shinwoo Choi, PhD Candidate in School of Social Work


        Food For Thought "Racial Microaggressions among Asian American College Students" - Shinwoo Choi, PhD Candidate in School of Social Work

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

  11. Week of November 1, 2015

    1. Tuesday, November 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmFood For Thought "Am I Asian Enough? Am I American Enough? A Discussion on Being Asian American" - Counseling Center

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

  12. Week of November 8, 2015

    1. Monday, November 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        with Dr. Theresa Benson, Assistant Director, The Counseling Center


        Dish It Up Lunch on Us: "Touching the Heart, Mending the Soul: Healing Through Expressive Arts"

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

      2. 7:00 pmHot Topics Dialogues:"Race, Gender, and the Movement for Birth Justice"

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

    2. Tuesday, November 10, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Mai-Lin Poon, Assistant Director, AACC


        Food For Thought "Mind the Gap: Bridging the Generational Divide and Finding Common Ground with my Immigrant Parents" - by Mai-Lin Poon, Assistant Director, AACC

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

  13. Week of November 15, 2015

    1. Tuesday, November 17, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Mary Anne Mohanraj, Author


        Food For Thought: "A Public Book Reading: Bodies in Motion" - by Mary Anne Mohanraj, Author

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

    2. Friday, November 20, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Nuno Ribeiro, Department of Recreation, Sport & Tourism


        Culture Matters: Health and Leisure Among First Nations Youth

        1206 W Nevada St

    3. Saturday, November 21, 2015

      1.  Thanksgiving Break Begins
  14. Week of November 29, 2015

    1. Monday, November 30, 2015

      1.  Instruction resumes
  15. Week of December 1, 2015

    1. Tuesday, December 1, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmFood For Thought "World AIDS Day: Getting to Zero through Prevention. Education. Advocacy. Support." - Special Populations, McKinley Health Center

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada St

        Urbana, IL

    2. Friday, December 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Jodi Byrd (Chickasaw), English Department/Gender & Women's Studies


        I'm an Indian Too

        1206 W Nevada St

  16. Week of December 6, 2015

    1. Wednesday, December 9, 2015

      1.  Last Day of Instruction, Fall Semester
    2. Thursday, December 10, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Friday, December 11, 2015

      1.  Final Exams Begin
  17. Week of January 17, 2016

    1. Tuesday, January 19, 2016

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Spring Semester
  18. Week of March 13, 2016

    1. Saturday, March 19, 2016

      1. 1:00 pmSpring Vacation Begins
  19. Week of March 27, 2016

    1. Monday, March 28, 2016

      1.  Instruction resumes
  20. Week of May 1, 2016

    1. Wednesday, May 4, 2016

      1.  Instruction Ends
    2. Thursday, May 5, 2016

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

      1.  Final Exams Begin
  21. Week of May 15, 2016

    1. Sunday, May 15, 2016

      1.  Commencement

        Assembly Hall

    2. Monday, May 16, 2016

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1
  22. Week of June 12, 2016

    1. Monday, June 13, 2016

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2

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