Asian Pacific Islander Student Resources

Asian/Pacific Islander Programs provides the University of Illinois community with an opportunity to share experiences of our diverse and rich cultures. The APISR promotes cross-cultural understanding that supports the academic and personal growth of students, along with learning experiences that help shape a lifetime commitment to ethical and engaged citizenship.

Asian/Pacific Islander Events:

Events provide will showcase a variety of Asian cultures through food, art, performances, and activities. Food Vendors such as UIS student organizations, will be selling a variety of Asian cuisine! Additionally there will be activities throughout the event where you can learn more about Asian and Asian American culture!

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Week, April 23 – April 27

Soup & Conversation: Seed Incorporated – How Corporations manipulate Nature and our Food Choices

Speaker: Dr Ali Nizamuddin, UIS Political Science Department – Wednesday, April 25, Noon, Diversity Center

Japanime Animated Film: Grave of the Fireflies – Wednesday, April 25, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Brookens Auditorium

Asian Cooking Demonstration: Wok Me Work – Asian Student Organization,  Thursday, April 26, 1 pm, Student Union, Room 219

Japanime Karaoke:

Thursday, April 26, 7 – 9 pm – PAC E

Asian Carnival: Friday, April 27, 4 – 7 pm, LRH Great Room

NPR Illinois Foreign and Independent Film Series: Gook (2017) – In English and Korean, Friday, April 27, 7 pm – Brookens Auditorium