International WeekWestern International

Events

The 2018 Event Schedule is just beginning to come together. Check back regularly for updates.

2018 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 & Film

  • Opening Celebration, Monday, 12:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Journeys of Migration: Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations, Thursday, November 15, 3:30 - 6:30 PM
  • Africa-Western Collaboration Day, Thursday, November 15, 4:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase, Thursday, November 15, 4:00 pm -7:30 pm

Food

  • International Student Breakfast, Friday, November 16

Lectures & Presentations

  • World's Challenge Challenge, Tuesday, November 13, 4:00 pm
  • Africa-Western Collaboration Day - With Special Guest: Dr. Lola Dare, Thursday, November 14, 4:00 pm
  • Global Health and Marginalized Populations - With Keynote Speaker: Phaedra Henley, Wednesday, November 13, 4:00 pm
  • Journeys of Migration: Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations, Thursday, November 15, 3:30 - 6:30 PM

Opportunities to Go Abroad

  • Go Abroad Fair, Tuesday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Research

  • Africa-Western Collaboration Day, Thursday, November 15, 4:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase, Thursday, November 15, 4:00 pm -7:30 pm
  • Global Health and Marginalized Populations - With Keynote Speaker: Phaedra Henley, Wednesday, November 13, 4:00 pm

Languages

Music

  • Opening Celebration, Monday, November 12, 12:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Songs of Many Lands, Friday, November 16, 1:30 pm

The events above only represent a small sampling of what's on offer. More events will be announced soon!

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!