Co-Curricular Programming Academic Year 2014-2015



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Co-Curricular Programming

Academic Year 2014-2015


FALL 2014
Interfaith Dialogue in Action

October 8-November 19, 2014

Times and location sites vary.
In collaboration with the UIC Religious Workers Association (Hillel, Newman Catholic Center, and Agape House), the Interfaith Dialogue in Action program is a multi-week dialogue centered on interfaith identity development, collaboration, and action among students interested in interfaith justice. This fall, the Interfaith Dialogue in Action program will be holding dialogues that center on service activities with the Night Ministry. The fall dialogues and service activities will take place October 8- November 19, 2014. If interested in participating, please contact Philip Vasquez.
Tasty Talks

October 22, 2014

10:30-11:30am

613 SCE


Get a free $5 food credit for the Taste of UIC. Limited seats. RSVP to Liz Thomson by October 20.
Tasty Talks is a new initiative intent on engaging students at a deeper level with the large and popular Taste of UIC campus-wide event. In collaboration with Campus Programs and the Wellness Center, Tasty Talks is a dialogue workshop that focuses on the history, social context, and cultural importance of food and “cultural food” activities like Taste of UIC. The purpose of the program is to introduce students to the various customs, history, social justice, and identity issues found in topics of food. The goal is to get students to understand the food they eat at Taste of UIC in order to be more meaningfully connected to the mission and purpose of the student organizations who host Taste of UIC. For more information or to participate, please contact Philip Vasquez.
Indo-American Center Gallery Visit and Dialogue

Friday, October 31, 2014

10:00-11:30 a.m.

Ward Gallery, SCE


Community members from the Indo-American Center will visit the "South Asian American History, Culture, and Community" gallery exhibit and participate in a dialogue activity with folks from the Dialogue Initiative.
When I Walk” Film (2013, 90 mins.) and Dialogue Program

Monday, November 5, 2014; November 10, 2014

3:00-5:30pm

7th fl., Applied Health Sciences building


Join us for a free film and dialogue program around the intersections of disability, race/ethnicity, gender, culture, and religion. Film director Jason DaSilva turns the camera on himself to document his journey of the quick onset of multiple sclerosis (MS). Film will have closed captions. Co-sponsored by UIC’s Dialogue Initiative, Urban Health Allied Academy/AHS College, Wellness Center, Mental Health Disability Alliance, and the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Asian Americans. Please contact Philip Vasquez more information.
SPRING 2015
"When I Walk" Film & Dialogue

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

3:00-5:30 p.m.

206 SCW, 808 S. Wolcott Ave.


Join us for a free film and dialogue program around the intersections of disability, race/ethnicity, gender, culture, and religion. Film director Jason DaSilva turns the camera on himself to document his journey of the quick onset of multiple sclerosis (MS). Film will have closed captions. Co-sponsored by UIC’s Dialogue Initiative, Urban Health Allied Academy/AHS College, Wellness Center, Mental Health Disability Alliance, and the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Asian Americans. Please contact Liz Thomson for more information.
Tasty Talks - Food, Culture, and Dialogue

Thursday, March 12

10:30-11:30 a.m.

613 SCE, 750 S. Halsted St.


After the program, you will earn a free $5 food voucher for the Taste of UIC!
Tasty Talks is a new initiative intent on engaging students at a deeper level with the large and popular Taste of UIC campus-wide event. In collaboration with Campus Programs and the Wellness Center, Tasty Talks is a dialogue workshop that focuses on the history, social context, and cultural importance of food and “cultural food” activities like Taste of UIC. The purpose of the program is to introduce students to the various customs, history, social justice, and identity issues found in topics of food. The goal is to get students to understand the food they eat at Taste of UIC in order to be more meaningfully connected to the mission and purpose of the student organizations who host Taste of UIC. For more information or to participate, please contact Liz Thomson.
"Making Noise in Silence" Film & Dialogue

Intersections of Race, Deaf Culture, Immigration, & Youth

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

12:30-1:45 p.m.

African-American Cultural Center Library

200 Adams Hall, 830 S. Halsted St.


A Film and Dialogue Program; Film explores two Korean-born students who attend the California School for the Deaf and shows how they navigate adolescence within the intersection of Deaf and Korean culture. Closed captioned. ASL interpretation, captioning, and audio description services will be provided. For any other accommodations, please contact AARCC at at least one week in advance.
Co-facilitated by: Liz Thomson and Manako Yabe

Organized by: UIC Asian American Resource and Cultural Center, UIC Dialogue Initiative, and UIC Disability Resource Center



WORK WITH STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
LUCHA – Latino/a student educators

February 17, 2015



4:00-5:30 p.m.

LARES
The Dialogue Initiative led a workshop with future teachers around identity and career. We thought intentionally about the Latino/a experience and community within the education profession.

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