Asian American Heritage Month

2024 Events

MSA/ASA Annual Iftar

Join Muslim Student Association and Arab Student Association for their Annual Iftar. Iftar is the fast-breaking evening meal of Muslims in Ramadan at the...

Center for Burma Studies logo

This one-day student-led workshop is designed to enable NIU students interested in Burma and Southeast Asia to reflect on the Center for Burma Studies’...

AACP Lecture: “Asian American Feminist Media-Making" presented by Dr. Rachel Kuo

Creative activist media-making functions as a means for feminist community building, dialogue, and political education. This talk emphasizes the internal...

Curtis Chin Book Signing at Founders Memorial Library

Join us for a heartwarming exploration of identity and belonging at this book signing event from noon to 2 p.m. April 3 in the NIU Founders Memorial Library...

NIU International Guitar Concert Series featuring Bokyung Byun

Recipient of the 2023 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Bokyung Byun​ enjoys a reputation as one of the most sought-after guitarists of her generation. Bokyung...

"That Sucked. Now What?" with author Dr. Neeta Bhushan

Talk, Reception and Book Signing. Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a 5-time international bestselling author and is an advocate for emotional health. She will be...

"That Sucked, Now What?" A story of resiliency with Neeta Bhushan

Learn how to recognize and support students who are healing from harmful and traumatic experiences. Building resilience will help students achieve their...

Solar New Year

Celebrate the solar New Year with joy and gratitude. Join us for a watercolor painting program to reflect and commemorate the past year.

 CSEAS Lecture: Saunder Choi

Saunder Choi Saunder Choi is a Los Angeles-based Filipino composer and choral artist whose works have been performed internationally by various groups...

Karoshi-CON

Karoshi-Con is a free one-day anime convention hosted by the NIU Anime Association at Northern Illinois University located in DeKalb, Illinois

World Music Festival

World Music Festival Series: ENCOUNTERING A GLOBAL SOUNDING WORLD Jui-Ching Wang, director PROGRAM Pangut - Traditional Korean Korean Drumming Ensemble...

AAPI Inspiring Figures

This is a talk about inspiring figures in the STEM field that are AAPI. There will also be information provided on the potential of forming a Society of...

Celebrating the Asian American Resource Center’s Beginnings

Come celebrate 20 years of the AARC! Create lasting memories and have fun together as we reminisce the memories of the past and look forward to the future!

20th Anniversary: Asian American Resource Center & Asian American Certificate Program

Luncheon: "Our Beginnings." Come celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Asian American Resource Center and Asian American Certificate Program! Please RSVP....

Asian Americans in Politics with State Representative, Theresa Mah

State Representative, Theresa Mah, will be coming to NIU and discussing Asian Americans in Politics! Theresa Mah is the first Asian American elected to serve...

The Largest Mystery: A Buddhist Shrine in the Art Institute of Chicago (lecture)

The NIU School of Art and Design Divisions of Art History and Visual Studies and the Elizabeth Allen Visiting Scholars in Art History Lecture Series present,...

End of Year BBQ

To wrap up the year, we have an exciting End of the Year BBQ! Come and have fun at the last OHANA of the year! There will be food and drinks provided.