INSIGHT! YouTube Video Series

Date: Last Tuesday of the month

Time: 12:00 Noon - 12:50 pm

Location: Asian American Center, 429 Garden Rd 

Lunch Options:

- Bring your own lunch, OR 

- Instant soup will be available.

Sponsor(s): Asian American Center

Contact: Asian American Center, 815-752-1177

Description: INSIGHT! You-Tube Video Series will explore various topics related to Asian and Asian American Identity.  

As a result of participating in INSIGHT! series participants will learn about:

-    Diverse perspectives on how Asian American college students identify themselves.

-    Various stereotypes between Asian Americans and Asian international students.

-    Perpetual foreigner stereotype and its impact on Asian and Asian Americans.

-    Common struggles for Asian and Asian American students on a predominantly white campus.

 

Tuesday, January 28 "Identity Crisis, Who am I really? A research on Asian American Identity"

12 noon - 12:50 p.m., Asian American Center

This 5 minute video explores how Asian American college students perceive themselves in American society.

Please RSVP:  If you would like to attend this session, please RSVP by Friday January 24  to mbringas@niu.edu or hillary940820@gmail.com

  

Tuesday, February 25: "Labels - The Asian | American Divide"

12 noon - 12:50 p.m., Asian American Center

This 5 minute video identifies the labels between Asian International students and Asian American. Discussion will focus on how to build bridges and create understanding among Asian International student and Asian American students.  

Please RSVP: If you would like to attend this session, please RSVP by  Friday February 21st to mbringas@niu.edu or hillary940820@gmail.com  

 

Tuesday, March 25: "You are a 'foreigner' wherever you go"

12:00 noon- 12:50 p.m., Asian American Center

This 5 minute video identifies the "perpetual foreigner" stereotype and how it impacts Asian international students and Asian Americans. Discussion will focus on student's experiences and ways to combat this stereotype.

Please RSVP:  If you would like to attend this session, please RSVP by Friday March 21st  to mbringas@niu.edu or hillary940820@gmail.com 

 

Tuesday, April 29: Michael Bow Show and his perspective on the "Cons of Being Asian"

12:00 noon-12:50 p.m., Asian American Center

This five minute video explores the experiences of Michael Bow and the struggles as an Asian American. Discussion will focus on common struggles of Asian American students on a predominantly white campus.

Please RSVP:  If you would like to attend this session, please RSVP by Friday April 25th  to mbringas@niu.edu or hillary940820@gmail.com  .