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An AppalAsian Writer On the Importance of Being Yourself

Food for Thought: "An AppalAsian Writer On the Importance of Being Yourself" presented by Lisa Kwong, Writer, Adjunct Lecturer, Asian American Studies Program Adjunct Lecturer, Department…

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Cultural Memory in the Star Wars Universe | May 6, 2021

Stephanie Halmhofer, Alex Fitzpatrick | "There is Power in the Past: The Politicization of Archaeology and Heritage in the Star Wars Universe"Owen Morawitz & Nick van Buuren |…

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Food for Thought: "Connecting College to Career"

In this Food for Thought video, hear from AACC Director, David Chih, former Assistant Director, Jeffrey Sichaleune and former Program Coordinator, Linda Luk on the creation of the AACC and their…

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AACC Internship Informational 2021-2022

In this video, we will be covering information related to the Asian American Cultural Center's internship program for 2021-2022 and past and current interns will be sharing about their…

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Food for Thought: "Our Greatest Potential-Asian American Leadership and Empowerment"

UI Alum and US Diplomat, Yuri Kim will be exploring the intersections of U of I experiences in student activism, continued civic engagement, imposter syndrome, and Korean-American identity. Yuri will…

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Mentorship, Practice and Servant Leadership- South Asian American Leadership Conference 2021

Leadership development comes in many forms. Samarth Bhaskar will share lessons on the importance of mentorship, practice and servant leadership in his academic, professional and personal development…

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Claiming an Indian American Heritage for a National Museum- South Asian American Leadership Conference 2021

The National Indo-American Museum (NIAM), founded in 2008 as the Indo-American Heritage Museum, turned national with its name change in 2018. Its mission statement declares that it "builds…

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"Being in a Bi-Racial Relationship and Preserving and Passing Down a Strong South Asian Identity"- South Asian American Leadership Conference 2021

Lakshmi Lakshmanan is a University of Illinois alumna and will be sharing her story, "Being in a Bi-Racial Relationship and Preserving and Passing Down a Strong South Asian Identity" for…

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എന്റെ കഥ (Ente Katha) From Colorism to Racism to Homophobia - South Asian American Leadership Conference 2021

Join Dr. Chacko as he shares his story from tackling colorism, racism, and homophobia in his lived experiences and supports college students through affinity/identity centers.Dr. Jacob Chacko serves…

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Celebrating Diwali

Asian American Cultural Center's Food for Thought presentation, "Celebrating Diwali" presented by Indian Graduate Students Association on November 17, 2020.

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AACC 15th Anniversary

The Asian American Cultural Center's 15th Anniversary Celebration

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Reading & Conversation on "Minor Feeling: An Asian American Reckoning" with Cathy Park Hong

For Fall 2020 of the AACC Book Club, we collaborated with Purdue University's Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center and Indiana University's Asian Culture Center! This event…

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Balikbayan- A Filipino Tradition

Asian American Cultural Center's Food for Thought Presentation on October 6. "Balikbayan- A Filipino Tradition: The Box that Brings Joy to Filipinos," presented by Maria Conrad.

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AACC Virtual Tour

Asian American Cultural Center Virtual Tour

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Asiantation 2020

For twenty five years, students have been producing "Asiantation," a new student-welcoming program and resource handbook to introduce first year students, transfer students, as well as…

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Conservation of the Latina/Latino Studies & La Casa Cultural Latina Murals

The video features an update on the conservation work of vibrant room-size murals symbolizing the struggle of Latina/Latino students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The murals,…

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Laura Gallant on Inflection

Laura Gallant, professor of Communication, talks about intercultural communication and the need to clearly communicate what is expected, not simply rely on typical intonation cues to convey meaning,…

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