Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs

A/PIA Heritage Month Committee

Hey Y'all! Check out this cool opportunity to be on the A/PIA Heritage Month Committee!

A/PIA Heritage Month Committee
As a committee member, you will help organize and plan a month of events to celebrate the culture, history, traditions, and achievements of A/PIA students at the University of Michigan. Each year, United Asian American Organizations (UAAO) partners with MESA to plan this month of events. 

Black History Month 2018

Comics in Color: The Past, Present, and Future



Haven Hall, DAAS Conference Room 4701

Sponsors: ABPFAS, BSU, DAAS, S.I.B.S


Young, Educated, and Black Mixer



Rackham Assembly Hall


Stories of the Black West



Hatchet Graduate Library Gallery Room 100

Sponsors: H.E.A.D.S


4th Annual W.M. Trotter Lecture



Rackham Auditorium


Yissy Garcia & Bandancha

Arab Heritage Month

Nationally, Arab Heritage Month is celebrated throughout the month of April. On campus, we begin our celebration on February 17 and conclude in mid-April. This year, many of our events focus on broadening the conversation about inclusion and exclusion, with the hopes of engaging in dialogue about the nuances of language, culture, and geography. We hope to explore and highlight stories that represent the perspectives across the Arab diaspora, exploring the terms "Arab" "Middle Eastern/North African" and "Southwest Asian/North African"

Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month

Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Moneth is from mid-March to mid- April information will be up soon!


Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month (or A/PIA Heritage Month) is a university-wide celebration of Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage. While the month is recognized officially in May, the United Asian American Student Organizations and Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs celebrate it from mid-March to mid- April, with a month filled with a diverse range of of events, lectures, workshops, and activities that honor A/PIA history.


APIA Heritage Month Calendar. List of events in article.

Native American Heritage Month

Although the first "American Indian Day" was celebrated in May 1916 in New York, a month-long recognition of Native Americans did not happen until 1990. That year, President George H.W. Bush signed a joint congressional resolution designating November as National American Indian Heritage Month. Since then, the title has expanded to celebrate the heritage, history, art, and traditions of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Each year, we honor the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors had lived in North America for hundreds of years.

Native American Heritage Month calendar of events