Formerly known as American Studies Resource Center, the American Corner (AC) is a joint partnership project of Xavier University and the US Embassy.  Established on November 19, 1984, XU-AC is the first AC established in the Philippines.  It is part of a network of 14 ACs in the Philippines.


AC aims to promote cooperation and understanding between the U.S. and the Philippines by providing current and factual information about the United States, its peoples and its policies.  Information is provided in a variety of formats which include books, journals, electronic and multimedia resources.  The AC responds to queries from students, faculty, professionals, community leaders, businessmen, the media the government sector.AC also serves as a focal point for lectures, paper shows and other cultural activities on American studies.   






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Jan 5 Hadiyyah International School Educational Tour
Jan 6 & 13 Data Presentation on Infographics for scholars
Jan 13 (1:00-5:00pm) RDL Campus Ministries

Jan 15

Civil Society Campaign Judging and Announcement of Winner (Storytellers in the Making)

Jan 10

MOOC on Journalism for Social Change Virtual Graduation


Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday

Jan 15-19


Jan 12 @ 2:00pm 2nd Xavier Ateneo Cooperating Teachers' Assembly
Jan 20 @ 1:00pm Teach for the Philippines


AETOT Facilitators Workshop c/o US Embassy Manila



Feb 2

D-I-Y: Throw Pillow Making

Feb 3 1st Xavier University ModelUnited Nations (XU-MUN)

Feb 6-8

Empowering Madrasah Educators c/o US Embassy Manila

Feb 10 IS Talks
Feb 12 and 20 - 9:00-12:00; 3:00-4:30pm American Experience: War of the Worlds (Film Showing)
Feb 21 SD (1:00-4:00)
Feb 21 Student Org Congress (8:00-5:00)
Feb 23-24 (1:00pm) XU-JPIA year-end activity
Feb 28 Seminar on Women Empowerment (SOLACE)


Women History Month

Mar 1 (3:00-4:30) Research Presentation and DVC
Mar 2 Lecture on American Government
3:00 - 4:00 SHS Research presentations
Mar 3 I.S. Research Presentations
Mar 5 SD Office
Mar 5- 6 SHS Research presentations
Mar 8 MOOC on the rise of Superheroes and their impact on pop culture
Mar 10 TechCamp Philippines
Mar  15 DVC on Human Rights


Jazz Appreciation Month, Earth Day


Asian Pacific Heritage Month


LGBT Pride Month

June 21 | 8:30am US Embassy Talks: Nanotech for Innovative Communities
June 13-17 Father's Day Exhibit
June 19-30 LGBT Exhibit
June 29 | 8:00-12:00 A Doctors' of the Department of Education Professional Learning Activity
June 30 | 10:30-12:00 Information literacy Program - eLibraryUSA


Independence Day / Fil-Am Friendship Day

July 2 | 9:00-12:00 Information literacy program for Agricultural Engineering
July 4 | 8:30-10:30 Job Search Seminar
July 7 | 12:30-5:00 Information literacy program
July 9-11 | 8:00-5:00 Empowering Madrasah
July 11 | 1:30-4:30 Information literacy program (OLD AC lect room, 2F, Main Library)
July 16-17 US Embassy Visit Maker @Corner Program


Sports in America



Labor Day



















































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