October Events

The ACC’s “Sweet 16” Birthday Party
Date: Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Time: 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th Street
Description: Join us as we celebrate our 16th anniversary! We will hold a panel discussion, comprised of alumni, students, faculty, and members of IU’s Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, in order to brainstorm ideas and goals for the future of the Asian Culture Center.

Who are Asian Pacific Americans? Promoting Social Justice Through the Arts
Date: Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Time: 12 to 1 p.m.
Venue: Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th Street
Description: This discussion will feature 3-4 art pieces and compositions by Asian American artists. We will look into the messages they convey and their impact. Feel free to bring a work of your own to share. Light lunch will be provided. RSVP at acc@indiana.edu.

Over a Cup of Tea presents Conversations on Race: Growing Up Asian in the Midwest
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Venue: Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th Street
Description: Student panelists , born and raised in the Midwest, will discuss their experiences as an underrepresented group in their towns. How different are their experiences from yours? Come and find out by joining the discussion. For more info, please contact acc@indiana.edu.

A Cooking Demo Series on Street Food from India, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Cooking Demo #2: “Street Food Culture: Philippines”

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
Time: 5 to 6 p.m.
Venue: Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th Street
Description: What can street food tell us about a country and its people? Is food the most enlightening and interactive way to experience a new culture? Food utilizes all the senses and may be the most enjoyable primary source of information about a culture. Join us as we taste and talk about street food from the Philippines. This event is in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences’ Themester 2014’s “Eat. Drink, Think: Food from Art to Science. Please RSVP for your free spot at acc@indiana.edu.


Special Note

Our regular events and programs at the ACC will resume when the new semester begins the week of August 25, 2014. We will be using the summer break to plan for the academic year 2014-15. If you have ideas and/or suggestion for programs and topics that you would like us to feature in our discussion events, please let us know by emailing acc@indiana.edu.
Thank you and have a wonderful break!

Here is a list of our regular programs, click for details: