UIC Asian American Awareness Month, Chicago, IL, USA

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3月 200629 4月 200629

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
United States

UIC Asian American Awareness Month 2006
- a celebration of culture and consciousness -

To download our calendar in full color, go to http://aarcc.vcaa.uic.edu.

Wednesday, March 29
THE MAKING OF AMERICANESE
A conversation between Shawn Wong (author, American Knees), Eric Byler (director, Charlotte Sometimes), and Tim Hugh (director of the Chicago Asian American Showcase). Wong and Byler will show clips from the movie Americanese, which will be premiering at the Chicago Asian American Showcase. Based on Wong's novel, the film is a romantic drama that tells an "Asian American love story" about the relationship between Chinese American Raymond Ding and Japanese Irish American Aurora Crane. Panelists will discuss the movie within the context of Asian American film and cultural expression. For more information on the Americanese movie premiere on Friday, Mar. 31 go to www.faaim.org. Book signing and refreshments will follow.
Organized by the Asian American Awareness Month Planning Committee and the Greater Chicago Asian American Studies Network.
3:00 p.m.
Lecture Center C-4

Monday, April 3
HEREANDNOW AND TEATRO NUEVA ALMA: THE ONE VOICE TOUR
Featuring performers from hereandnow and Teatro Nuevo Alma theatre companies, The One Voice Tour, is inspired by personal stories and experiences. The show is a collaborative effort between two different cultural backgrounds, Asian and Latino, exploring the threads of culture that bind and break us. Reception to follow.
Organized by the Rafael Cintron-Ortiz Latino Cultural Center, Sigma Alpha Iota and the Asian American Awareness Month Planning Committee.
4:00 p.m.
L285 Education, Performing Arts, and Social Work

Thursday, April 6
ASAM BROWN BAG: "WHERE ARE YOU FROM?"
Why are Asian Americans so often asked "Where are you from?" How do many Asian Americans answer this loaded question? Bring your lunch. Dessert is provided.
Organized by the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center.
Noon
Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, 101 Taft Hall

Monday, April 10
INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION: RESEARCH REVIEW AND CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS
Dr. Richard M. Lee from the University of Minnesota will talk about his research on the cultural socialization and mental health of Korean adoptees.
Organized by the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center.
3:00 p.m.
4105 Behavioral Sciences Building

Tuesday, April 11
MR. ASIAN SENS-ASIAN
Mr. Asian Sens-Asian is a male talent competition that serves as a vehicle to break Asian-American male stereotypes as well as to raise awareness of issues that affect the Asian American student population.
Organized by Korean Americans United Serving Equality.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Illinois Room, UIC Student Center East

Thursday, April 13
TAKEOUT COMEDY PRESENTSS
Come out for a night of fun with Asian American comedians Jami Gong, Paul Ogata, and Shecky Wong. These hilarious comedians change perceptions of Asian Americans in the performing arts. The premier Asian American Comedy Showcase seeks to break stereotypes and make you laugh!
Organized by the Asian American Awareness Month Planning Committee.
7:00 p.m.
Illinois Room, UIC Student Center East

Saturday, April 15
UPROOT: A CULTURAL SHOWCASE OF OUR GENERATION
Filipinos in Alliance proudly presents the fourth annual Uproot, an evening of performance meant to convey the Filipino American experience. From traditional and modern dances to spoken word, these performances challenge any narrow definition of who we are as Filipinos in America. For more info, go to fia.pages.uic.edu.
Organized by Filipinos in Alliance.
7:00 p.m.
Illinois Room, UIC Student Center East
$5

Saturday, April 15
APNA DESH KE RANG (THE COLORS OF OUR COUNTRY)
This is a showcase of various talents which include dancing, singing, and acting, that incorporates traditional Indian culture with the emerging Westernized culture. Please join us to celebrate an unforgettable evening with sensational performances! For tickets, please call (224) 558-1654.
Organized by the Indian Students Association.
6:30 p.m.
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
$15 Advance
$20 Door

Tuesday, April 18
RECLAMATION!
Like to read poetry or sing in front of a great audience? Got a performance piece that you¹ve been keeping secret? Come to the Asian American Coalition Committee¹s open mic, ³Reclamation!² This event was created to give you a safe space to perform your words, thoughts, and music in order to reclaim your voice and break barriers that have historically left our communities silenced.
Organized by the Asian American Coalition Committee.
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Montgomery Ward Gallery, UIC Student Center East

Wednesday, April 19
LIFE AFTER UIC ­ PERSPECTIVES FROM ASIAN AMERICAN ALUMNI
UIC Asian American alumni discuss their experiences and answer questions about their careers and lives after graduation.
Organized by State Farm ®, the University of Illinois Alumni Association and affiliate group Asian American Alumni Network, and the Asian American Awareness Month Planning Committee.
4:00-6:00 p.m.
713, UIC Student Center East

Wednesday, April 19
ASIAN AMERICAN CRAFT WORKSHOP
Come make some Asian and Asian American crafts such as origami arrangements, games, and painting!
Organized by the Craft Shop.
4:00-8:00 p.m.
Craft Shop, UIC Student Center West

Wednesday, April 24
ASAM EXPO
Students fro the first Introduction to Asian American Studies class at UIC exhibit their research projec ts. Come learn about a variety of social, historical, political, and cultural topics relating to Asian Americans.
Exhibits from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.; formal presentations from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
All are welcome.
Organized by the ASAM 100 class.
2:00-5:00 p.m.
Location TBA

Saturday, April 29
IMAGINASIAN
ImaginASIAN is a cultural and social event that allows students, faculty, and staff to experience the diverse cultures of Asian Americans. This showcase brings out a variety of talents from UIC and the local community.
For more info, visit the Web site at aasia.pages.uic.edu.
Organized by the Asian American Students in Alliance.
6:00-10:00 p.m.
Illinois Room, UIC Student Center East
$5 UIC students, faculty, and staff
$7 General public

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

For more information, visit the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center online at aarcc.vcaa.uic.edu or call (312) 413-9569.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in an event, please call (312) 413-9569 and every effort will be made to provide an accommodation.


LOCATIONS
Behavioral Sciences Building
1007 West Harrison Street

Education, Performing Arts, and Social Work
1040 West Harrison Street

Lecture Center C
802 South Halsted Street

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois

Taft Hall
826 South Halsted Street

UIC Student Center East
750 South Halsted Street

UIC Student Center West
828 South Wolcott Avenue


PLANNING COMMITTEE ORGANIZATIONS
alpha Kappa Delta Phi
Asian American Coalition Committee
Asian American Resource and Cultural Center
Asian American Students in Alliance
Campus Programs
Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Asian Americans
Chi Sigma Tau
Filipinos in Alliance
Korean Americans United Serving Equality
Liberty in North Korea
Rafael Cintron-Ortiz Latino Cultural Center
Sigma Alpha Iota
State Farm ®
University of Illinois Alumni Association with affiliate group Asian
American Alumni Network


SPONSORS
Asian American Resource and Cultural Center
Chancellor¹s Committee on the Status of Asian Americans
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
College of Medicine
College of Nursing
Department of English
Department of Gender and Women¹s Studies
Department of Psychology
Department of Sociology
Greater Chicago Asian American Studies Network
Honors College
Jane Addams College of Social Work
Latin American and Latino Studies Program
Office of School Relations ­ Project CHANCE
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Rafael Cintron-Ortiz Latino Cultural Center
School of Public Health
State Farm ®
Student Activities Funding Committee
Undergraduate Student Government
University of Illinois Alumni Association

 

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