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Saturday, April 8th

Spanish Club presents the 11th annual Fiesta Latina!

Date:
Saturday, April 8th
Time:
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Please join the Spanish Club for our 11th Fiesta Latina as we celebrate the end of the year event. The evening will entail live music by BemBe Salsa Band from Indianapolis, a dance performance, and DJ LEX!

Monday, April 10th

Iran: An Ancient Civilization

Date:
Monday, April 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Amir Marmarchi from the Department of Economics and Elahe Javadi from the School of Information Technology will present "Iran: An Ancient Civilization." This event is part of Illinois State University's Asian Heritage Week, running from April 10-15.  Asian Heritage Week is sponsored by the Office of the President, the College of Fine Arts, the Illinois…

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Date:
Monday, April 10th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Jennifer Gunji of Japan House in Urbana will be presenting a Japanese tea ceremony. This event is part of Illinois State University's Asian Heritage Week, running from April 10-15.  Asian Heritage Week is sponsored by the Office of the President, the College of Fine Arts, the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, the Department of Languages, Literature,…

Tuesday, April 11th

Korean Alphabet Design and Historical Context

Date:
Tuesday, April 11th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Alice Lee from the School of Art will present "Korean Alphabet Design and Historical Context." This event is part of Illinois State University's Asian Heritage Week, running from April 10-15.  Asian Heritage Week is sponsored by the Office of the President, the College of Fine Arts, the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, the Department of Languages,…

Wednesday, April 12th

Asian Film Festival: The Color of Paradise (Iran)

Date:
Wednesday, April 12th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AsiaConnect proudly presents "The Color of Paradise." "The Color of Paradise" is a fable of a child's innocence and a complex look at faith and humanity. Visually magnificent and wrenchingly moving, the film tells the story of a boy whose inability to see the world only enhances his ability to feel its powerful forces. This…

Asian Film Festival: How to Win at Checkers Every Time (Thailand)

Date:
Wednesday, April 12th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

AsiaConnect proudly presents "How to Win at Checkers Every Time." After the loss of both parents, 11 years old Oat faces an uncertain future when his older brother must submit to Thailand's annual military draft lottery. Unable to convince his brother to do whatever he can to change his fate, Oat takes matters into his…

Thursday, April 13th

Vietnam: From Lotus Pond to Dragon Land

Date:
Thursday, April 13th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tuyen Tonnu from the School of Music presents "Vietnam: From Lotus Pond to Dragon Land." This event is part of Illinois State University's Asian Heritage Week, running from April 10-15.  Asian Heritage Week is sponsored by the Office of the President, the College of Fine Arts, the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, the Department of Languages,…

Vietnamese Cooking Class Demonstrations

Date:
Thursday, April 13th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Tuyen Tonnu from the School of Music will lead demonstrations on Vietnamese cooking. This event is part of Illinois State University's Asian Heritage Week, running from April 10-15.  Asian Heritage Week is sponsored by the Office of the President, the College of Fine Arts, the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, the Department of Languages, Literature, and…

Friday, April 14th

Asian Dinner and Show

Date:
Friday, April 14th
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

As part of Asian Heritage Week, AsiaConnect will be sponsoring an Asian dinner with Indian cuisine, and a showing of the play, "Harvest," by Manjula Padmanabhan. RSVP necessary! Cost: Paid AsiaConnect Members:  $25 in advance, $30 after April 7 Non-AsiaConnect Members:  $30 in advance, $35 after April 7 ISU students:  $15 in advance, $20 after April…

Saturday, April 15th

Asian Film Festival: The Boy and the Beast (Japan)

Date:
Saturday, April 15th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

AsiaConnect proudly presents "The Boy and the Beast." When a young orphaned boy living on the streets of Shibuya stumbles upon a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by a gruff warrior beast looking for an apprentice. This event is part of Illinois State University's Asian Heritage Week, running from April 10-15.  Asian Heritage…

Asian Film Festival: Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass

Date:
Saturday, April 15th
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

AsiaConnect proudly presents "Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass." The movie is set in 1980's rural area of Vietnam and the story follows 12-year old Thieu, his 7-year old brother Tuong and Thieu's childhood crush Moon. The brothers do everything together, play in rice paddies, running errands, sleep on same bed...their days are filled with…

Tuesday, April 18th

Let’s go to Panamá! Panamá Study Abroad Program – Spring Break 2018

Date:
Tuesday, April 18th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Are you interested to in learning Spanish and being immersed in the Hispanic culture during Spring Break 2018?

Thursday, April 20th

Let’s go to Panamá! Panamá Study Abroad Program – Spring Break 2018

Date:
Thursday, April 20th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Are you interested to in learning Spanish and being immersed in the Hispanic culture during Spring Break 2018?

Spanish Club – Perú Cultural Experience Field Trip May 2018

Date:
Thursday, April 20th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Spanish Club would like to invite you for a Informational Meeting to Cultural Experience Field Trip to PERU on May 16-25, 2018.