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! April 3rd, 11 am – 1 pm **UPDATED LOCATION: SCE 302!**
Join us at SCE 302 for AAA Month Kick Off that will include live performances from various UIC Students and UIC Radio as our DJ. Various student organizations will also be present along with AANAPISI survey tabling.
**Due to threat of rain, we are moving from the Quad to SCE 302!**
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: AWKWAFINA
April 17th, 7 pm – 9 pm,
SCE Illinois Room
Awkwafina (Nora Lum) is a Chinese-Korean rapper, comedian, television personality, television host and actress (starring in the new Ocean’s 8), born and raised in Queens, New York. Join us as Awkwafina shares her life experiences and lyrical inspiration, and for a live performance followed by an exclusive meet-and-greet.
Check out the photo for more AAAMonth events happening this year!