International WeekWestern International

Schedule

Come Explore your #globalwesternu!

International Week is for Everyone - Students, Faculty, Staff and the Public

Most events are free and do not require registration, however in some cases seating or attendance is limited. Please refer to the colour legend below to find events and activities suited to your interests. Those events without a colour code are open presentations, workshops, displays, fairs or other events. Click on the event title for details.

 

Cultural Experiences

  Registration required
  All-day or half-day events
  Food Related Events

Please note: the schedule is evolving as we get closer to International Week. Please check back regularly for updates and more details.

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Sunday,
November 9

 
12-4 pm

International Student Welcome Day, City of London
London Lightning Basketball Game

Tickets $10 | Available at the International and Exchange Student Centre, 2nd floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building

Budweiser Gardens



Monday,
November 10

   

Time

Event

Location

9 am to 4 pm Western International Booth
Drop by for information, schedules or to pick up our International Week passport to win great prizes.
UCC Atrium
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Western International Open House 2nd floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building
11:30 am - 2:00 pm The Green Leaf Café
is offering an international themed menu
The Green Leaf Café
Somerville House
12:30 - 1:50 pm Canada-US Law Institute Distinguished Lecture
"Merger of the Century: Why Canada & America should become One Country"

Diane Francis
Moot Court Rm 209,
Law Building
1:00 - 2:30 pm Micro-Hispanic Alternative Film Festival Arts & Humanities Building, Rm 3B15
1:30 - 2:30 pm Diana Sanchez (Toronto International Film Festival) Visits Western University College, Rm 84
2:00 - 3:00 pm Pathways to Global Citizenship in Academia
Dr. Meg Henning
Assistant Professor, Keene State College, New Hampshire
Physics & Astronomy, Rm 100
2:30 - 4:30 pm Arabic Culture and Community - Student Roundtable University College, Rm 286
5:30 pm

International Week Opening Event Featuring Shad Keynote Talk and Performance
Welcome by President Amit Chakma
Traditional Indigenous Opening
(Doors Open at 4:30) |Tickets $10

Alumni Hall
7:00 - 9:00 pm World Trivia Games Huron SAC (Huron University College)
Nov 10 - 21 Modern Languages & Literatures Department Photo Contest Please contact Jamie Karp at jkarp4@uwo.ca

 

Tuesday,
November 11

   

Time

Event

Location

9 am to 4 pm Western International Booth
Drop by for information, schedules or to pick up our International Week passport to win great prizes.
UCC Atrium
10:30 am - 5:30 pm Medieval Day International and Graduate Affairs Atrium
11:00 am -12:00 pm Remembrance Day Ceremony UCC Atrium
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Opera Performance Weldon Library Atrium
11:30 am - 2:00 pm The Green Leaf Café
is offering an international themed menu
The Green Leaf Café
Somerville House
12:20 - 1:20 pm Dante's Inferno
Hosted by the Modern Languages & Literature Department
Arts & Humanities Building, Rm 1R40
12:30 - 1:30 pm First Year International Engineering Student Welcome
Faculty of Engineering (by invitation)
Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Pavilion, Atrium
1:30 - 2:30 pm Stammtisch German Conversation Group University College, Rm 207
3:00 - 4:30 pm Micro-Hispanic Alternative Film Festival University College, Rm 222
4:00 - 7:30 pm World's Challenge Challenge - Final Presentations Mustang Lounge, UCC
5:30 - 6:30 pm Info Session: Study Abroad in Italy University College, Rm 207
5:30 - 6:30 pm Info Session: Study Abroad in German Speaking Countries University College, Rm 205
8:00 - 10:30 pm Italian Film Screening: La Grande Bellezza Spencer Engineering Building, Rm 2202
Nov 10 - 21 Modern Languages & Literatures Department Photo Contest Please contact Jamie Karp at jkarp4@uwo.ca

 

Wednesday,
November 12

   

Time

Event

Location

8:00 - 9:30 am Breakfast for International & Exchange Students International and Graduate Affairs Atrium
9 am to 4 pm Western International Booth
Drop by for information, schedules or to pick up our International Week passport to win great prizes.
UCC Atrium
10:00 am - 12:00 pm International Learning Panel Mustang Lounge, UCC
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Global Health Conversations: Global Mental Health
Guest: Dr. Arlene MacDougall,
Department of Psychiatry, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

Western Science Centre
Rm 240

11:30 am - 2:00 pm The Green Leaf Café
is offering an international themed menu
The Green Leaf Café
Somerville House
12: 00 - 1:30 pm

Faculty and Staff Exchange Programs Panel

USC Council Chambers,
Rm 315, UCC
12:00 - 4:00 pm King's University College Global Exchange Fair King's Student Life Centre (King's University College)
12:30 - 2:20 pm International Students and Job Search Success International and Graduate Affairs Building, Rm 1N05
1:00 - 2:30 pm Micro-Hispanic Alternative Film Festival Arts & Humanities Building, Rm 3B15
2:30 - 3:30 pm Italian Conversation Club University College, Rm 117
3:00 - 7:00 pm Africa/ Western Collaboration Day International and Graduate Affairs Atrium
4:30 - 5:30 pm Spanish Conversation Group "La Tertulia"
University College, Room 205
University College, Rm 205
5:00 - 6:00 pm Info Session: Study Abroad in Latin America Arts & Humanities Building, Rm 3B15
5:30 - 7:00 pm Jean-Marc Hachey Presentation USC Council Chambers,
Rm 315, UCC
6:30 - 9:00 pm German Film Screening: Good bye Lenin! University College, Rm 207
7:00 - 9:00 pm Jain Lecture: with Vastupal Parikh Kingsmills Room
(Huron University College)
Nov 10 - 21 Modern Languages & Literatures Department Photo Contest Please contact Jamie Karp at jkarp4@uwo.ca

 

Thursday, November 13

   

Time

Event

Location

9 am to 4 pm Western International Booth
Drop by for information, schedules or to pick up our International Week passport to win great prizes.
UCC Atrium
All Day Global Ivey Day
A celebration with Ivey Alumni around the world
Various locations
9:00 -10:30 am Jean-Marc Hachey Presentation USC Council Chambers,
Rm 315, UCC
10:00 am -12:00 pm International Research Networks at the CulturePlex Lab Arts & Humanities Building,
Rm 1R12
10:00 am - 3:00 pm International Learning Fair & Photo Contest UCC Atrium/Mustang Lounge West
11:30 am - 2:00 pm The Green Leaf Café
is offering an international themed menu

The Green Leaf Café
Somerville House

11:30 am - 1:30 pm Schulich Global Health International Experiences Showcase: a Student Poster Session Medical Sciences Building Lobby,
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Jon Duschinsky Presentation and Workshop
(for Professional & Managerial Association Members)
The Great Hall
Somerville House
12:00 - 4:30 pm Moccasin Making Workshop
Hosted by Indigenous Services
Western Student Services Building, Rm 2100
1:30 - 2:30 pm The Futurist Avant-Garde University College, Rm 207
3:00 - 4:00 pm Dr. Patrick Vuilleumier Lecture Physics and Astronomy Bldg, Rm 100
3:00 - 4:30 pm Micro-Hispanic Alternative Film Festival University College, Rm 222
3:30 - 5:30 pm French Conversation Group: Les Causeries du Jeudi Arts & Humanities, Rm 2R09
4:00 - 5:30 pm

Journeys of Migration
presented by Western Migration & Ethnic Relations and the London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership
(Pre-talk reception 3:30 pm)

USC Chambers Council, Rm 315, UCC
5:00 - 6:00 pm Info Session: Study Abroad to Holguin, Cuba University College, Rm 205
6:00 - 8:00 pm Western Goes Global: Cultural Showcase UCC Atrium/ Mustang Lounge East
6:00 -9:00 pm Global Ivey Day Dinner, London Grand Hall, Ivey Business School
7:00 - 9:00 pm Italian Cooking Class
$10 fee/person
Brescia UC, Food Lab
7:00 - 9:00 pm International Open Mic Huron SAC (Huron UC)
7:30 - 9:00 pm Japanese Film Screening: Mitsuko Delivers Arts & Humanities Building, Rm 3B04
8:00 - 10:00 pm Don Wright Faculty of Music: Symphony Orchestra Paul Davenport Theatre
Nov 10 - 21 Modern Languages & Literatures Department Photo Contest Please contact Jamie Karp at jkarp4@uwo.ca


Friday,
November 14

   

Time

Event

Location

9 am to 4 pm

Western International Booth
Drop by for information, schedules or to pick up our International Week passport to win great prizes.

UCC Atrium
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Cultural Coffee House/ Workshops TBA
TBA Le Profane et le Sacré dans les écritures francophones Arts & Humanities Building, Pavillon
11:00 am - 1:00 pm The Values of International Community Service Learning
hosted by the Department of Modern Languages
Arts & Humanities Building
Room 3B15
11:30 pm - 12:30 pm Global Health Conversations: Infectious Diseases in Crisis Situations: Zimbabwe: A Case Study
Guest: Dr. Michael Silverman, Chair, Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry
Western Science Centre,
Rm 240
11:30 am - 2:00 pm The Green Leaf Café
is offering an international themed menu
The Green Leaf Café
12:00 - 1:00 pm Impact of Socioeconomic Collapse and Hunger on the Incidence of Major Infectious Diseases Kresge Building,
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry
12:00 - 1:30 pm Dual Degree Programs - Workshop Panel for Final Year Undergraduate Students and Faculty International and Graduate Affairs Building Atrium
12:30 - 1:30 pm Javier Zalba: Jazz Soloist on the Saxophone von Kuster Hall
Don Wright Faculty of Music
1:30 - 2:30 pm Songs of Many Lands  - Don Wright Faculty of Music
Songs from Taiwan Syria, Colombia, Argentina, Quebec, Mexico, China and Russia

Von Kuster Hall
Don Wright Faculty of Music

6:30 - 9:00 pm Western Mustangs vs. Laurentian Men's Hockey Game & Pizza Night
(For Graduate and Postdoctoral International Students + their families)
Includes pre-game presentation.
Hosted by the School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies
Thompson Arena
8:00 - 10:00 pm Don Wright Faculty of Music: Symphony Orchestra Paul Davenport Theatre
TBA Michelangelo's Drawing Exhibit - AGO Visit (Toronto)
Transport ($26.25 each) and Entry ($13.25 each).
RSVP to mmosco@uwo.ca and lpocci@uwo.ca
Toronto
Nov 10 - 21 Modern Languages & Literatures Department Photo Contest Please contact Jamie Karp at jkarp4@uwo.ca