Seeking Asian Female: Rape Culture and Asian Women

Come join the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center and the Women’s Leadership and Resource Center as we explore the ways that Asian women encounter sexualized racism and the forms these interactions take. How does the fetishization of Asian women play a part in rape culture? We will be using excerpts from…

Genocide in the 21st Century: The Rohingya Crisis in Burma

Over 800,000 prosecuted Rohingya people from Burma have taken refuge in overflowing and ill-equipped refugee camps in the neighboring country of Bangladesh since August 25, 2017. Documented through satellite evidence, 214, half the total number of Rohingya villages, have been burned to ashes. The UN has acknowledged this crisis not only a genocide but the worst human rights violation of…

Lunchbox Series: Portrayal of Asian-Americans in the Media

We would like to welcome you to the AARCC lunchbox series event co-hosted by Chi Sigma Tau National Fraternity, Inc. on the portrayal of Asian-Americans in Hollywood and in the Media. Today’s topic is a continuation of the conversation from Fall 2016’s

lunchbox series event, where we will dive into real world examples…

Lunchbox Series: Dream Action – Our Youth, Our Future

What happened to the Dream Act? Is there anything else to be done? What can be done to help? Come join HANA Center as they discuss these questions and some of the work they have been doing with the Dream Act from 2017-2018! Learn about how you can help and about allies in the fight for undocumented rights!


Time: 12PM –…

2018-2019 AAMP Mentor Applications now available!

The Asian American Mentor Program (AAMP) is designed to ease the transition of new students to UIC during their first semester. In the fall, students are assigned into groups with two Peer Mentors and 3-5 new students for personal…

Lunchbox Series: Star Wars! Rose Tico Discussion

Come join us as we discuss Rose Tico’s role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi over some Bahn Mi Sandwiches provided by Lotus Cafe!

When: 1/24/18

Time: 12pm-1pm

Where: AACC Gallery

Facilitated by:

Asian American Resource and Cultural Center Staff

Jeffrey Alton – Associate Director

Alyson Kung – Program Manager


AARCC Winter Break Hours

Due to staff availability, AARCC will have the following winter break hours after finals week:

Dec 18-19: 9am to 4pm

Dec 20-Jan 3: CLOSED

Jan 4-12: 9am to 4pm

Jan 16 resumes 9am to 5pm

AARCC Extended Hours

Best of luck with finals! AARCC has extended hours Dec 11-14 from 9am to 7pm. Come study, relax, or reenergize!