December Events

Asian Cultural Center and RPS Libraries Movie Night: “Regret to Inform”
Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Asian Cultural Center 807 E. 10th Street Bloomington, IN 47408
"Regret to Inform" is an emotional film that documents Director Barbra Sonneborn's travels to Vietnam, twenty years after her husband’s death there during the Vietnam War. Her story is told in conjunction with other widows, both American and Vietnamese, whose husbands or family members died in the War. The film contains gripping footage from the battle field, images from the war, and heart wrenching stories from both countries. We will providing Pho soup before the film, and afterwards, there will be a discussion about the effects of the Vietnam War on both countries and how these conflicts can be prevented in the future. Please RSVP at

President's Luncheon Meeting
Date: Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Venue: Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th Street
Sponsored by the Asian Culture Center, this monthly meeting of all Asian student leaders is an opportunity for student leaders to network, get support, and learn from each other’s activities. Community organizations and other student groups are welcome to attend, especially to make important announcements. Please email to be included in the agenda.

Cooking Demo Series and Conversation about Street Food from India, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam
Date: Friday, December 5, 2014
Time: 5 to 6 p.m.
Venue: Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th Street
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 Vietnamese street food. 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 at

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
Thank you and have a wonderful break!

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