International WeekWestern International

Schedule

The schedule below highlights all the events across campus for the week of November 16-20. Kick off your International Week early with a pre-event on November 12 - the Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase! And don't forget to join our Passport Contest for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.

You can also view and customize the schedule on your mobile device by downloading the free Guidebook App and using the code "westernstudent2015".

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Most events are free but some do require registration and/or have limited seating. Please consult the colour legend below for details.

 

Cultural Experiences

  Registration required
  Food Related Events    

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Western Goes Global: Cultural Showcase (Pre-Event)
Mustang Lounge (West)

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

 Monday, November 16, 2015

Saugeen-Maitland Pan-Asia Booth
Saugeen-Maitland

All Day

English-Speaking Cultures in Cuba: theoretical underpinnings, objectives, systems of knowledge, means, and methodology
Faculty of Education, Room 1010

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Welcome to International Week 2015: Opening Ceremony
UCC Atrium

12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ed Pien: Luminous Shadows Tour 
McIntosh Gallery

12:00 PM

The Transpacific Partnership: Promise or Peril for Canada?
Moot Court Room, Faculty of Law

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Refugee Crisis Awareness
Room 202, Faculty of Law

12:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Stammtisch: German Conversation Group 
Somerville House 3350

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Be International at Brescia
Mother St. James Building Room 202
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Changing Face of Holocaust Memorials in Post-Soviet Poland
University Community Centre 41
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Serata di Cucina Italiana: An Evening with Italian Cooking, Culture, Dining, and Fun 
Brescia Food Lab

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

International Trivia Night: Hosted by Residence Life  
London Hall

7:00 PM

 Tuesday, November 17, 2015 

Elgin Hall Middle-Eastern Booth
Elgin Hall

All Day

Ontario Hall North African Booth
Ontario Hall

All Day

International Exchange Fair
University Community Centre Atrium

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Western Performs! SASAH Concert Series: International Week
D.B. Weldon Library Atrium

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Be International at Brescia 
Mother St. James Building 202

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Green Leaf Café (Korean Menu) 
Green Leaf Café, Somerville House

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Ed Pien: Luminous Shadows Tour 
McIntosh Gallery

12:00 PM

Enhancing Western's Graduate Programs Through International Collaboration
USC Council Chambers (UCC 315)

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Cuba Today: Opportunities and Challenges
Arts and Humanities Building 2R07

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Faculty Lead International and Experience Learning Panel
Arts and Humanities Building 2R07
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

International Scientific Experiences: Hosted by the Faculty of Science 
Arts and Humanities 1B02

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

World’s Challenge Challenge
USC Council Chambers (UCC 315)

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Digital Security, Precarious Knowledge Workers, and Global Freedom of Expression: Hosted by the Faculty of Information and Media Studies
International and Graduate Affairs Building Atrium

4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Study Abroad and Exchange Opportunities in Italy (Modern Languages)
Somerville House, Room 3305

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

German Film Screening: "Nirgendwo in Afrika" (Nowhere in Africa) 
Arts and Humanities Building 1B02

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Spanish Film Screening: “Como agua para el chocolate" (Like Water for Chocolate) 
Health Sciences Building 11

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

SALSA Class
University Community Centre Community Room

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 Wednesday, November 18, 2015 

Essex Hall Mediterranean Booth
Essex Hall

All Day

Medway-Sydenham Hall United Kingdom Booth
Medway-Sydenham Hall

All Day

International Student Breakfast: Hosted by President Amit Chakma with special guests Deputy Mayor Paul Hubert and Councillor Josh Morgan
Great Hall, Somerville House

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

International Opportunities Fair
University Community Centre Atrium

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Not Lost in Translation: Practicing Intercultural Communication
Arts and Humanities Building 2R07

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Green Leaf Café (Moroccan Menu) 
Green Leaf Café, Somerville House

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Ed Pien: Luminous Shadows Tour 
McIntosh Gallery

12:00 PM

An Introduction to Français Juridique 
Law Room 51, Faculty of Law

12:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Rebuilding Infrastructure and Governance – the Provincial Reconstruction Team Model in Afghanistan
Law Room 202, Faculty of Law

12:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Understanding Your Food System: Hosted by Western Sustainability
London Hall 100

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Exchange Information Session
Chu Centre, 2nd floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB)

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

French Conversation Group
Health Science Building 9

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Italian Conversation Group
Arts and Humanities Building 3R19

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
International Opportunities Information Session (Engineering)
North Campus Building 101
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Africa-Western Collaboration Day: Hosted by the Africa Institute and Western Heads East
International and Graduate Affairs Building Atrium

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

La Tertulia: Spanish Conversation Group
Talbot College 201

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

German Study Abroad Information Session (Modern Languages)
Arts and Humanities Building 2B04

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Arabic Film Screening: Where Do We Go Now?
Arts and Humanities Building 3B02

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Italian Film Screening: "L’uccello dalle piume di cristallo" (The Bird with the Crystal Plumage) 
Arts and Humanities Building 3B15

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

International Film Festival: Hosted by Residence Life  
Delaware Formal Lounge

8:00 PM

 Thursday, November 19, 2015 

Delaware Hall South American Booth
Delaware Hall
All Day

Perth Hall Easter European Booth
Perth Hall

All Day

Be International at Brescia 
Mother St. James Building Room 202

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

UC Berekely Information Session
Chu Centre, Western International

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Arts & Humanities International Showcase (Research and Experience)
International and Graduate Affairs Building Atrium

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry International Experiences Showcase 
Medical Science Building Lobby

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Green Leaf Café (Argentine Menu) 
Green Leaf Café, Somerville House

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Ed Pien: Luminous Shadows Tour 
McIntosh Gallery

12:00 PM

Study in Israel
Chu Centre, Western International

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Level's Global Internship Information Session (Law)
Room 202, Faculty of Law

12:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Author & Critic Panel: Paul Tarc’s International education in global times: Engaging the pedagogic 
USC Council Chambers (UCC 315)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Arabic Conversation Group 
Arts and Humanities Building 3R19

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

King's University College: Global Exchange Fair 
King's Student Life Centre

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Study Abroad and Exchange Opportunities in Spanish Speaking Countries (Modern Languages) 
Social Science Centre 3006

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Global London Café 
International and Graduate Affairs Building Atrium

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Journeys of Migration: Hosted by the Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations
USC Council Chambers (UCC 315)

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dinner and Discussion: Hosted by AIR
Chu Centre, Western International

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A Musical Journey Across Iran: Setar and Dutar 
University Community Centre, Room 41

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Japanese Film Screening: Tug of War!
Arts and Humanities Building 1R40
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 Friday, November 20, 2015 

Research Day of the Groupe de recherche et d'études sur les littératures et cultures de l'espace francophone (G.R.E.L.C.E.F)
Arts and Humanities Building 2R23

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Education for Global Citizenship
Social Science Centre 2020

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Public Talk: “Steering the World: Connections for a Lasting Impact”
Professor Anne Pakir, National University of Singapore
Chu Centre, 2nd floor, International and Graduate Affairs Building

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Downtown London: Then and Now (Walking Tour)
Downtown London 

11:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Green Leaf Café (British Menu) 
Green Leaf Café, Somerville House

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Ed Pien: Luminous Shadows Tour 
McIntosh Gallery

12:00 PM

Mapping migration: Perspectives of the Graphic Novel
Arts and Humanities Building 2R07

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Creating Inclusive Classrooms Using Culturally Relevant Teaching Strategies
University Community Centre 56

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The World in your Teacup: Hosted by the Western Tea Club
University Community Centre 65

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Voice Fridays: “Songs of Many Lands” 
von Kuster Hall, Music Building

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Entrepreneurship in Action: the Ontario Global Edge Program
Chu Centre, Western International

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Hockey Game for International Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars: Sponsored by SGPS
Thomson Arena

7:00 PM

Opera: Hansel and Gretel 
Paul Davenport Theatre, Music Building

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hotpot Special: Hosted by Residence Life 
Ontario Hall Main Lounge

8:00 PM