NEWS & EVENTS

 

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.   

 

 

 

SCHEDULED PROGRAMS

JANUARY - DECEMBER 2018

(PLEASE READ Lecture Space Policy)

 

MONTH

ACTIVITIES

January

 

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

*Exhibit

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

Jan-22-27

AETOT Facilitators Workshop c/o US Embassy Manila

February

 

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)

March

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

April

Jazz Appreciation Month, Earth Day

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

May

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

   
   
   
   
   
   
   

June

LGBT Pride Month

   
   
   
   
   

July

Independence Day / Fil-Am Friendship Day

   
   
   
   
   

August

Sports in America

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

September

Labor Day

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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