September Events

Remebering Maya Angelou, Yuri Kochiyama, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Date: Thursday, September 18
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Description: Hosted by the IU Asian Culture Center in cooperation with the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center and La Casa Latino Cultural Center. Learn, discuss, and appreciate the contributions of these great figures. The program will include a reading of Mayo Angelou's poems. Dr. Ellen Wu (History Dept) will be sharing her memories of and thoughts about her personal connections with the late Kochiyama and Dr. Debra Cohn (American Studies Dept) will be reading one of Marquez's stories.
Venue: Bridgewater Lounge, NMBCC

"Complicity or Resistance: How Ferguson Affects us all"
Date: Friday, September 19
Time: 1:30-2:30pm
Description: Moderated by Margaret Oates, CUE, and Chris Hooten, RA; sponsored by RPS and the ACC.
Venue: ACC

Asian Graduate Student Association Mixer
Date: Friday, September 19
Time: 4:30-6:00pm
Description: Come meet your fellow graduate students and colleagues and learn about what the ACC has to offer. Please RSVP at
Venue: ACC

Over a Cup of Tea Presents: "What is your race?"
Date: Wednesday, September 24
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Description: Featuring the article, "What is your race?" Holly Schreiber, Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Race Research and Ethinicity in Society will be facilitating this discussion on the NPR article regarding racial identity and shifting perceptions.
Venue: ACC

Cooking Demo: "Street Food Culture: India"
Date: Friday, September 26
Time: 5:00-6:00pm
Description: What can street food tells 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 Indian 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 and Dhar India Studies Program." Please RSVP at
Venue: ACC

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!

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