Daily Happenings at the ACC

Asian Language Learning Program

Interested in learning an Asian language and about Asian cultures? The ACC can help! Our informal classes are taught by volunteer teachers and focus on vocabulary, grammar, and basic survival phrases, in addition to an introduction of cultural customs and background. All classes are held at the Asian Culture Center on Thursdays beginning the week of of Sept. 9 and continue through Nov. 22.

To register for these free classes, please email acc@indiana.edu.

This is an introduction to Mandarin. In this class, we will go over Pinyin and its rules, 100 basic phrases in our daily life, and get an introduction to Chinese culture and Chinese traditional festivals.

Instructor: Lili

This class is for learners who have prior knowledge of Korean.

Instructor: Helena

English Tutoring & Peer Support Service

The ACC is offering a FREE mentoring service to IU students led by peer mentors. These student peer mentors will provide advice, support, attention, and kindness to students who would like some guidance with cultural adjustment, campus life, and schoolwork. These one-on-one meetings may also be an opportunity for learners to practice conversational English and meet new friends. Walk-ins are welcome and no appointments are needed. Our volunteers come from different academic disciplines.

English Tutoring will begin the week of Sept. 9.

  • Check back in late August for the hours!

Asian Language Tutoring

Interested in learning an Asian language and about Asian cultures? The ACC can help!

These informal sessions will give you the opportunity to get tutoring in Asian languages. These one-on-one meetings may also be an opportunity to have a conversation partner and meet new friends. Walk-ins are welcome, no appointments needed. Students will be served on a first come first served basis.

  • Check back in late August for the schedule!

After English and Spanish, the most spoken languages in the U.S. are Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

Source: WorldAtlas.com

Asian Cultures Around Campus, featuring Henna 101

Come to the ACC to learn the ancient Indian art of henna designs. We will have hands-on experience as well as the chance to learn basic techniques and designs. If bringing a group larger than 6, please email acc@indiana.edu in advance.

  • Check back in late August for the schedule!

Asian Cultures Around Campus, featuring Calligraphy Lessons

No calligraphy lessons Fall 2019.

Learn and practice the ancient art of East Asian Calligraphy. During our meetings, the instructor will share interesting facts about calligraphy as well as teach you to write in the ancient script in both brush and hard-pen formats. For more information, please email acc@indiana.edu.

Let's Keep Talking at the ACC

By Appointment through CAPS
  • Tuesday: 1:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Let's Keep Talking is a confidential and formal counseling and psychological services.  It is provided by CAPS licensed mental health providers.  They will see students at ACC during the certain designated hours.  The goal is to serve the underserved student population by reducing the environmental barriers for them to easily access to the mental health service at the site that they are familiar and comfortable with. Read more here.

Responding to Incidents of Casual and Everyday Racism

Need a place to talk about feeling discriminated on campus or in the community? Don’t know what to do when someone makes a racial comment about your friends or you? We can help! Please do not hesitate to contact us at the ACC. This service is provided to allow students to share personal experiences of racism and discuss ways of identifying, coping with, and confronting casual and everyday racism in a confidential atmosphere. For appointments and more info, please contact acc@indiana.edu.