Comics, Culture, & Society

Join us this Thursday!

April 20, 2017
University of Illinois at Chicago
African-American Cultural Center Gallery
Addams Hall, Room 207
830 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60607

Join us for this half-day symposium with scholars, writers, and creators!

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Genevieve Valentine will not be in attendance.  

We apologize for any inconvenience.

This event is in partnership with the Asian American Resource…


AARCC is hiring a Community Connections Coordinator

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Asian American Resource and Cultural Center Position for 2017-18

Community Connections Coordinator

The Community Connections Coordinator will assist with organizing events and programs on campus that help connect UIC students with Chicagoland Asian American communities. Currently, we are working with Asian-interest student organizations and Global Asian Studies as partners in these programs.

We are looking for an organized…


Asian American Awareness Month 2017!

UIC’s Asian American Awareness Month is held in April: a month-long series of events, talks, workshops, and movie screenings relating to issues of concern to Asian Americans. The aim of the month is both to increase campus awareness of Asian American concerns, and to celebrate the diversity of the cultures and traditions of Asian Americans on campus.

AAA MONTH: KICK OFF! 


Women, Culture, & Comics with Trina Robbins

Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm.
800 South Halsted Street
UIC Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Chicago, IL 60607

Free and Open to the Public

Join us for an evening with award-winning herstorian and writer Trina Robbins at the historic Jane Addams Hull-House Museum. As part of Chicago’s centennial celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks, Trina Robbins’ talk will focus on women and diversity in comics…


Career Pathways

AARCC is hosting our Career Pathways event on March 2.

We will be having a panel presentation with speakers, ideas, and connections to support your career path. Hear about different career pathways from professionals in various fields, such as healthcare, engineering, and business!

Details are below:
Thursday, March 2, 2017
4 pm – 6 pm
UIC Student Center East, Room 605


Lunchbox: “Engaging with a Non-Profit Organization”

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
African-American Cultural Center Gallery, Room 207
12:30PM-1:30PM

“Engaging with a Non-profit Organization” Lunchbox

The Vietnamese Association of Illinois (VAI) focuses on serving diverse communities through providing social services and assisting folks through cultural and…


Asian American Mentor Program Applications

It’s time for mentor recruitment!

Applications are available to become a mentor for the Asian American Mentor Program for Fall 2017 on the AARCC website. If you are interested in applying, please click on…


Lunchbox: “Making a Difference in Chinatown”

Friday, February 3rd, 2017
12 pm – 1 pm
African-American Cultural Center Gallery
Addams Hall, Room 207

Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community’s ORIGIN Youth Program has been making strides within the Chinatown community through different initiatives and programs. Come learn about the difference that these energetic high school students have been making in the community. The program is also…