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Previous Events

Nov 16 2022

Q & A with Iranian Students About Woman, Life, Freedom

Wednesday, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
101 Taft Hall
Oct 25 2022

Arabic Conversation Hour Fall 2022 جلسة الحوار بالعربية

10/25/22, 12:00 pm–11/15/22, 3:00 pm
101 Taft Hall
Nov 9 2022

Guantanamo's Legacy: From a Legal Black Hole to a Battleground in the Fight Against Torture

Wednesday, 4:30 pm–6:00 pm
BSB 153
Nov 2 2022

Suspicious Activity Reports and the Surveillance State

Wednesday, 3:00 pm–4:15 pm
101 Taft Hall
Oct 13 2022

Sip and Paint Fall 2022

Thursday, 11:00 am–2:30 pm
101 Taft Hall
Oct 11 2022

Lunchbox with Ms. Marvel

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
101 Taft Hall
Oct 10 2022

A Conversation with Author Sahar Mustafah

Monday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
101 Taft Hall
Sep 13 2022

Fall 2022 Open House

Tuesday, 12:30 pm–2:00 pm
101 Taft Hall
Aug 25 2022

Meet and Greet

Thursday, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
101 Taft Hall
May 17 2022

Summer Leadership Institute

Tuesday 17th, 9:30 am–Thursday 19th, 4:30 pm
111 Stevenson Hall
May 12 2022

Arab American Graduation 2022

Thursday, 5:30 pm–8:30 pm
Apr 25 2022

Sisters in the Mirror: A History of Muslim Women and the Global Politics of Feminism

Monday, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Apr 13 2022

Arab/MENA Mindfulness Research Study

Wednesday 13th, 4:00 pm–Tuesday 19th, 6:00 pm
Apr 5 2022

Symposium on Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the Middle East and North Africa and Diasporas

Tuesday, 9:30 am–5:00 pm
Jane Adams-Hull House
Mar 17 2022

Innocent Until Proven Muslim: A Conversation with Author Maha Hilal

Thursday, 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Mar 15 2022

Shay and Cards

Tuesday, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm
111 Stevenson Hall
Mar 9 2022

A Conversation on Women in Science

Wednesday, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Feb 22 2022

Arabic Beats

Tuesday, 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Feb 16 2022

Show and Tell

2/16/22, 12:00 pm–4/20/22, 1:00 pm
111 Stevenson Hall
Jan 31 2022

Arabic Conversation Hour - Spring 2022

1/31/22, 12:00 pm–3/28/22, 1:00 pm
TBA
Jan 28 2022

Virtual Open House - Spring 2022

Friday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Nov 30 2021

Sip and Paint

Tuesday, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 29 2021

Arab Lofi Study Session Fall 2021

11/29/21, 12:00 pm–12/2/21, 2:00 pm
111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 9 2021

Music Madness: Arabic Music Through Generations

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 27 2021

Muslim Chaplaincy at UIC: A Conversation

Wednesday, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 18 2021

Arabs in STEM: Histories and Present Opportunities

Monday, 5:00 pm–8:00 pm
Illinois Room, SCE
Sep 23 2021

Arabic Conversation Hour - Fall 2021

9/23/21, 12:00 pm–11/18/21, 1:00 pm
111 Stevenson Hall
Sep 15 2021

Yalla Nitkalem - Fall 2021

9/15/21, 11:30 am–11/23/21, 12:30 pm
111 Stevenson Hall
Sep 7 2021

Open House - Fall 2021

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
111 Stevenson Hall
May 14 2021

Arab American Graduation Hafla 2021

Friday, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Apr 27 2021

Finding Nourishment in Challenging Times

4/27/21, 3:00 pm–5/4/21, 2:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Apr 26 2021

Arab Lofi Study Session Spring 2021

Monday 26th, 3:30 pm–Wednesday 28th, 3:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Apr 9 2021

Quarantine Comedy

Friday, 5:30 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Apr 6 2021

Film Screening and Discussion: "We're Not White"

Tuesday, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Mar 31 2021

Sa'ed Atshan on "The Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique"

Wednesday, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Mar 30 2021

Culture of Well Being: Learning to Manage Stress, Boundaries, and Anxiety

Tuesday, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Mar 9 2021

Arabic Conversation Hours Spring 2021 جلسة الحوار بالعربية

3/9/21, 2:30 pm–4/8/21, 2:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Mar 2 2021

We Want Representation: Students Speak Up for MENA Category

Tuesday, 5:30 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Feb 25 2021

The Wandering Palestinian: A Book talk by Author and Activist Anan Ameri

Thursday, 5:00 pm–6:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Feb 17 2021

Yalla Nitkalem (Let's Talk) Spring 2021

2/17/21, 3:00 pm–4/14/21, 11:00 am
Virtual via Zoom
Feb 9 2021

Arab Americans: Invisibility in Racial Categories

Tuesday, 5:30 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Jan 25 2021

Spring 2021 Open House

Monday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Dec 9 2020

Creative Self-Care Practice

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Dec 8 2020

Arab Lofi Study Session - 3

Tuesday, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Dec 3 2020

Arab Lofi Study Session - 2

Thursday, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Nov 30 2020

Finding Nourishment in Challenging Times

Monday, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Nov 30 2020

Arab Lofi Study Session

Monday, 1:30 pm–2:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Nov 24 2020

Anti-Black Racism in the Arab Region: Historical Roots and Current Struggles

Tuesday, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Nov 19 2020

Yalla Nitkalem (Let's Talk) (10) يللا نتكلم

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Nov 18 2020

Arabic Conversation Hour (3) جلسة الحوار بالعربي

Wednesday, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Nov 12 2020

Yalla Nitkalem (Let's Talk) (9) يللا نتكلم

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Nov 5 2020

Meet and Greet at the Kitchen Table (2)

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 29 2020

Yalla Nitkalem (Let's Talk) (7) يللا نتكلم

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 26 2020

Arabic Conversation Hour (2) جلسة الحوار بالعربي

Monday, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 22 2020

Yalla Nitkalem (Let's Talk) (6) يللا نتكلم

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 15 2020

Yalla Nitkalem (Let's Talk) (5) يللا نتكلم

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 13 2020

Getting Comfortable Dealing with the Uncomfortable

Tuesday, 4:30 pm–6:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 13 2020

Meet and Greet at the Kitchen Table

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 8 2020

Yalla Nitkalem (Let's Talk) (4) يللا نتكلم

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 1 2020

Yalla Nitkalem (Let's Talk) (3) يللا نتكلم

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Sep 30 2020

Arabic Conversation Hour جلسة الحوار بالعربي

Wednesday, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Sep 24 2020

Yalla Nitkalem (Let's Talk) (2) يللا نتكلم

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Sep 17 2020

Yalla Nitkalem (Let's Talk) يللا نتكلم

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Sep 9 2020

Open House Fall 2020

Wednesday, 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Aug 19 2020

So You Think you know Arab Culture? Trivia Night

Wednesday, 4:30 pm–6:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Aug 5 2020

Unlearning Anti-Blackness

Wednesday, 4:30 pm–6:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Jul 24 2020

Anti-Black Racism in Southwest Asia / North Africa and Diaspora (Arabic Conversation)

Friday, 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Virtual
Jul 10 2020

Anti-Black Racism in Southwest Asia / North Africa and Diaspora

Friday, 11:00 am–2:30 pm
Virtual
Jul 9 2020

Teach-In: Abolition at UIC (session 3)

Thursday, 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Jul 2 2020

Teach-In: Abolition at UIC (session 2)

Thursday, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Jun 30 2020

Arabs! in Pop Culture Trivia Night

Tuesday, 4:30 pm–6:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom
Jun 25 2020

Teach-In: Abolition at UIC

Thursday, 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Virtual
Apr 21 2020

Navigating Life during the Pandemic

Tuesday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Mar 12 2020

Noche de Poetas: Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Thursday, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Latino Cultural Center, Lecture Center B2
Feb 27 2020

Nadi Al-Cinema (Film Series): Feminism Inshallah

Thursday, 3:15 pm–5:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Feb 26 2020

Tunjarat Tayta (Grandma's Cooking Pot): Arab Street Food

Wednesday, 3:00 pm–4:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Feb 25 2020

Arabic Conversation Hour 2/4

Tuesday, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Feb 19 2020

Breaking Silence: Documentary Film and Discussion

Wednesday, 3:00 pm–4:30 pm
Daley Library Rm 1470
Feb 11 2020

Layali Al-Fan (Art Nights): We are Here, We Exist: A Poetry Workshop

Tuesday, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Feb 11 2020

Halaqat Niqash (Discussion Session): Social Justice and Women's Empowerment

Tuesday, 1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Feb 5 2020

Nadi Al-Cinema (Film Series): Three Veils by Rolla Selbek

Wednesday, 3:15 pm–5:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Feb 4 2020

Arabic Conversation Hour 1/4

Tuesday, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Jan 30 2020

Breaking Taboos: Understanding Power and Privilege in Muslim Communities

Thursday, 2:30 pm–4:00 pm
Daley Library Rm 1470
Jan 29 2020

Count ME in! Census 2020

Wednesday, 3:00 pm–4:30 pm
Latino Cultural Center, Lecture Center B2
Jan 27 2020

Open House Spring 2020

Monday, 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Dec 10 2019

What's Happening With Kurdish Feminists in Northern Syria? A Community Forum

Tuesday, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
Student Center East 302
Dec 2 2019

Finals De-Stress and Study

Monday 2nd, 9:00 am–Friday 13th, 5:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 26 2019

Game Day at ArabAmCC

Tuesday, 4:30 pm–6:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 25 2019

Arabic Conversation Hour (4/4)

Monday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 21 2019

Slingshot Hip Hop / Nadi Al-Cinema

Thursday, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 18 2019

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Workshop

Monday, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 12 2019

The Feeling of Being Watched

Tuesday, 3:15 pm–5:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 12 2019

Nadwa (Public Conversation): Marked and Policed: How and Why Immigrant Muslim Communities are Losing Women featuring Eman Abdelhadi

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 7 2019

Layali Al-Fan: Calligraphy Workshop with Ismail Hummos

Thursday, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 5 2019

Layali Al-Fan (Art Nights): Dances for the Winds with Huda Asfour and Irina Solinas

Tuesday, 7:30 pm–9:30 pm
Recital Hall L 285
Nov 5 2019

Halaqat Niqash (Discussion Session): Uigher Muslims in China and State Oppression

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Nov 4 2019

Arabic Conversation Hour (3/4)

Monday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Oct 30 2019

Electro Chaabi / Nadi Al-Cinema

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Oct 29 2019

Breaking Taboos: Creating Safe(r) Spaces for Healthy Relationships

Tuesday, 4:30 pm–6:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Oct 22 2019

Before the Door Closes: Mental Health and Well-Being Workshop

Tuesday, 4:30 pm–6:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Oct 17 2019

Grad Student Social

Thursday, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Oct 16 2019

Halaqat Niqash:(Discussion Session): # Justice For Israa

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Oct 14 2019

Arabic Conversation Hour (2/4)

Monday, 11:00 am–11:00 am
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Oct 10 2019

Wajd: Songs of Separation / Nadi Al-Cinema

Thursday, 1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Oct 3 2019

Nadwa (Public Conversation): For Whom Indigeneity Matters: Homelands, Displacement, and the Modern Arab Refugee by Eman Ghanayem

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:20 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Sep 26 2019

Layali Al-Fan (Art Nights): Introduction to Arabic Music

Thursday, 4:30 pm–6:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Sep 24 2019

Halaqat Niqash: Arab and Muslim Representation in Media and Popular Culture

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Sep 23 2019

Arabic Conversation Hour (1/4)

Monday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Sep 19 2019

Umm Kulthum: A Voice Like Egypt

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
Sep 16 2019

A Conversation with Suad Amiry

Monday, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Sep 10 2019

Open House Fall 2019

Tuesday, 11:30 am–2:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center 111 Stevenson Hall
May 8 2019

Conversation Over Food طعام وكلام

Wednesday, 8:00 pm–9:30 pm
Apr 18 2019

Graduation Spring 2019

Thursday, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
Apr 4 2019

Sudan: The Struggle for Freedom and Justice

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Jane Adams Hull House
Mar 19 2019

Forever Suspect: Racialized Surveillance of Muslim Americans in the War of Terror

Tuesday, 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Institute of Humanities
Mar 18 2019

Solidarity Vigil

Monday, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm
Mar 12 2019

Lecture by Shabana Mir

Tuesday, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm
302 SCE
Mar 4 2019

International Women's Day Symposium

Monday 4th, 11:00 am–Tuesday 5th, 7:00 pm
UIC ARABAMCC & LCC
Feb 21 2019

Yemeni Lives at the Intersection of War and Discrimination

Thursday, 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Institution of Humanities
Feb 13 2019

Arab Film Fest Spring 2019

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–7:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Jan 30 2019

open House Spring 2019

Wednesday, 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Oct 18 2018

Create and Connect: Family based Violence in Arab and Muslim Communities

Thursday, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Sep 19 2018

Open House Fall 2018

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Apr 17 2018

2nd Annual Zaffah, Knafah and a Graduation Haflah: Class of 2018

Tuesday, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Student Center East, Illinois Rooms
Apr 12 2018

Out of the Shadows

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Feb 8 2018

Nonsense on the Census: A Conversation About Arabs on the 2020 Census

Thursday, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Dec 5 2017

ArabAmCC Relaxation Nation

Tuesday 5th, 9:00 am–Thursday 7th, 5:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Nov 30 2017

Layali al-fan: You Think You Can Dabke? A Palestinian Folkloric Dance Workshop

Thursday, 4:30 pm–6:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Nov 10 2017

Connect Chicago: Resistance Movements Meet Insurgent Scholarship

Friday, 5:00 pm–6:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Oct 26 2017

Layali Al Fan: Arab Game Show Night

Thursday, 4:30 pm–7:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Oct 24 2017

Resisting Surveillance

Tuesday, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
Pop-Up JUST Art Gallery
Sep 27 2017

Open House Fall 2017

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Sep 14 2017

Tanjarat Tata Al Tayebah My Grandma’s Tasty Cooking

Thursday, 4:30 pm–6:30 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Sep 16 2017

“Record! I am an Arab!”

Saturday, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Apr 20 2017

Comics, Culture and Society

Thursday, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm
African American Cultural Center Gallery
Apr 6 2017

RISE UP!: An Immigrant Rights Legal Clinic With Artistic Actions

Thursday, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Arab American Cultural Center
Mar 28 2017

Know Your Rights: Beyond the Legal Framework

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Auditorium, Department of Disability Studies and Human Development
Mar 14 2017

Resources, Rights, and Resistance: the Muslim ban and the culture of racism and surveillance

Tuesday, 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Institution of Humanities