Cultural Dinners and Events

Cultural Dinners

Save the dates!
2018-2019 IUPUI Cultural Dinners

The IUPUI Cultural Dinners, Martin Luther King Jr., Cesar Chavez, Harvey Milk, and Asian Heritage, honor civic leaders within underrepresented communities and highlight students within the IUPUI community for their accomplishments and leadership as members of these communities. In addition, the dinners invite national leaders of underrepresented communities to keynote and discuss contemporary social issues of their respective communities.

Asian Heritage Celebration Dinner

Celebration Dinner presented by the Asian Student Union

Sunday April 14, 2019 at Crane Bay

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César Chávez Celebration Dinner

Celebration Dinner presented by the Latino Student Association

Sunday March 31, 2019 in the Indiana Convention Center

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Harvey Milk Celebration Dinner

This year’s dinner will serve as the capstone event for the second annual Hoosiers Out Together Conference.

Saturday, October 27th, 6PM Indianapolis Downtown Marriot

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner

The Black Student Union presents the 50th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Dinner

Saturday, January 20, 2019 Indianapolis Roof Ballroom 


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Contact the IUPUI Multicultural Center at for more information

Latin@ Heritage Month

Join the campus as we celebrate Latin@ Heritage Month (Sep. 15-Oct. 15)

Grito de Independencia/
Mexican Independence Day
Sept. 15, 2018; 4pm-10pm
at Garfield Park (2,345 Pagoda Dr)

LHM Kick-Off: Latin@ Meet & Greet
Sept. 17, 2018; nam -Ipm in UC104
Sponsored by the Multicultural
Center, the Latino Faculty & Staff
Council & the Latino Student Assoc.

Sept. 17, 2018; 6 pm in UC 2110
Sponsored by the Latino Student Assoc.

Aguas Frescas & Loteria
Sept. 26, 2018; 7pm in UC 104
Sponsored by Gamma Phi Omega
International Sorority, Inc.

Lunch & Learn: Honduras
Sept. 20, 2018; 12pm at the Lawrence
Library (7898 Hague Rd.)
Sponsored by the Indianapolic Public Library

Movie Night
Sept. 20, 2018; 6pm in UC 2127
SpOnsoved by the Latino Student

Cultural Movie Series : Dolores
Sept. 27, 2018; 6pm in UC 101
Sponsored by the Multicultural

International Taste of Nora: 
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Nora Branch (North)
Sept. 30, 2018; 2pm-4pm Nora Blanch
of Indianapolis Public Library (8625
Guilford Avenue)
Sponsored by the Indianapolis Public Library

Indiana Latino Expo
Oct. 13, 2018; 8am-5pm at the
Indiana State Fairgrounds
Sponsored by the ILE

Chancellor's Diversity Lecture
Series presents Maria Teresa
Kumar- Founding Executive
Director of Voto Latino
oct. 23, 2018; 3:30pm in UC104
and 6pm in Hine Hall Auditorium

Cultural Events

Event list for fall 2018

  • Latin@ Heritage Month Kick-Off @ 17 September - 11AM in UC 104
  • Networking 101 @ 17 October - 4PM
  • ¿Eres un Líder? @ 14 November - 4PM


 Event list for Fall 2018

  • Dolores @ 27 September - 6PM
  • The Out List @ 25 October - 6PM
  • Mankiller @ 29 November - 6PM


Increasing awareness on issues that pertain to the current generation of students. The goal of these programs are to increase discussion, dialogue, and education of inequality.
Event list for Fall 2018

  • FilipinX Movie & Discussion @ 9 October- 5PM
  • Breaking Stereotypes & Stigmas @ 11 October- 5PM
  • ActivASIAN @ 18 October- 5PM
  • First Day in College @ 23 October- 5PM
  • Professional Development Networking @ 15 November- 5PM


Young Gifted and Black, also referred to as YGB, is a monthly conversation series on critical issues related to African American communities. YGB provides an extraordinary opportunity for students and staff to engage in some great conversation while enjoying some free lunch. 

Event list for Fall 2018

  • YGB Launch @ 4 September - 11AM
  • Black Power @ 2 October - 11AM
  • Don’t Live to Eat; Eat to Live! @ 13 November - 11AM
  • Black-ish: Kwanzaa @ 4 December 11AM

For more details, contact:

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