International WeekWestern International

Events

2017 Events

This is your week, Western, to collectively celebrate our diversity and embrace international opportunities, research and collaboration. Enjoy!

What are you interested in?

Cultural Performances

  • Opening Celebration, Monday 12-2 pm
  • Africa-Western Collaboration Day, Wednesday 4- 7 pm
  • Taiko and Tea - King's University College - 7:00 pm
  • Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase, Thursday, 4:00 pm -7:30 pm
  • Songs of Many Lands, Friday, 1:30 pm

Food

  • International Themed Dinners in Residence, Monday to Thursday
  • Green Leaf Café - International Themed Lunch Menus, Tuesday to Friday, 11:30 am to 2 pm

Lectures & Presentations


  • Journeys of Migration: Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations, Thursday, November 9
  • Our World, Our Western, Our Pride: International Allyship Initiative - With Special Guest: Stephan Tang, Tuesday, 1pm
  • World's Challenge Challenge, Tuesday 4:00 pm
  • Africa-Western Collaboration Day - With Special Guest: Morten Jerven, "Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do about It", Wednesday, 4 pm
  • Global Health and Marginalized Populations - With Keynote Speaker: Dr. Erica Di Ruggiero - Thursday, 4pm

Opportunities to Go Abroad

  • International Exchange Fair, Tuesday, 10 am to 3 pm
  • International Opportunities Fair, Thursday, 10 am to 3 pm

Research

  • Our World, Our Western, Our Pride - International Allyship Initiative
  • Africa-Western Collaboration Day, Tuesday 4- 7 pm
  • Global Health and Marginalized Populations - With Keynote Speaker: Dr. Erica Di Ruggiero - Thursday, 4pm

Languages

  • Songs of Many Lands, Friday, 1:30 pm

Music

  • Opening Celebration, Monday, 12-2 pm
  • Taiko and Tea - King's University College, Wednesday, 7:00 pm
  • Western Goes Global: Cultural Showcase, Thursday, 4 to 7:30 pm
  • Songs of Many Lands, Friday, 1:30 pm

 

The events above only represent a small sampling of what's on offer. Check out the full schedule to map out your week!

Join the Conversation! - talk about the events or your own international and intercultural experiences in your classes, faculty or department, or get in on our #globalwesternu social media discussion. We also welcome social media posts and photos from events!