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Student Affairs - Inspiring Student Success
Ethnic Weeks


Ethnic Weeks and Celebrations

Asian-American Awareness (AAA) Week
Sponsored by Asian American Students United (AASU), the event strives to give the campus community an opportunity to understand and appreciate a variety of Asian cultures and customs. Activities during the week include lectures, forums, exhibits, a fashion show and a food fest.

Black Arts Festival
An annual series of activities to celebrate the contributions of African-American culture that is coordinated by the tBSU in collaboration with other student organizations and offices. To find out more visit the website here

India Week
India Week is sponsored by the Indian Association of Tulane University (IATU), and features events such as Indian food, movie screenings, and Henna in the Park. The week is topped off with a Diwali Celebration that reaches to the Indian community in New Orleans, including cultural programs and more Indian food.

International Food and Music Fest

The International Food and Music Festival is a tradition amongst Tulane University and the surrounding New Orleans community. The festival provides an avenue for the exchange of culture and traditions through food, entertainment, education, and conversation. It also gives us a chance to spotlight our diverse international community at Tulane, and the talents amongst our students and community.

Latin American Week
This event takes place in September and focuses on celebrating and highlighting the cultural contributions of particular Latin American countries. Lectures, films, dances, a food festival and receptions are sponsored by various Latin American student organizations in commemoration of Latin culture.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Week for Peace
A week-long series of events co-sponsored by Tulane, Loyola, Xavier and Dillard including: an interfaith service, a convocation featuring a guest speaker, student and community forums, tributes to students and outstanding community leaders, collaborative community service projects, and culminating the series of events with a candlelight march and unity celebration. The series of events are sponsored annually to commemorate, celebrate and reflect on the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his vision of collective work and social justice. More information >>

Tulane University Vietnamese Associations (TUVA) sponsors a production of dances, skits, singing, and other performances.

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