Schedule

Welcome Table

International Week 2020

Explore your amazing #globalwesternu November 16-20, 2020!

International Week is for everyone - students, faculty, staff and the public!

Please note more information on how to join the virtual events will be provided here as we receive it. 

Looking to join an event but don't have the Zoom link? Log in here with your Western log in for a list of many of the event links. 

International Week 2020 Event Schedule (all times are EST)

Monday, November 16

Monday, November 16, 2020

Take a glimpse into German 1030

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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Songs of Many Lands - Virtual Concert

Virtual

Cultural Dance Performance 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Safe Water Social Ventures for Shared Durable Prosperity - Keynote by Bruce Taylor

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12:00 - 1:00 PM

International Student Leaders Podcast by King's International 

Virtual

King's Exchange Q&A Panel

Meet with students who have gone on exchange and have your questions answered! 

Zoom information can be found in the myKing’s student portal at student.mykings.ca. Non-King’s students can email international@kings.uwo.ca for the Zoom link.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Conversation with Prof. Michael Lynk - UN Special Rapporteur (open to Law students)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Residence Theme Dinner

Perth Hall: Brazil

Delaware Hall: Greece

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

International Movie Night - Les Miserables 

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Where in the world?

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

"Around the world" Trivia

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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 

Tuesday, November 17

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Songs of Many Lands - Virtual Concert

Virtual 

Go Abroad Info Session

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Virtual Go Abroad Fair

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Italian 2200: Intermediate Italian - Audit Class

Do you already have a basic proficiency in Italian language? Are you interested in feeding your passion for all things Italian? Italian 2200 is designed to help you improve your conversational and written skills using a variety of authentic materials, including websites, songs, and films. See if this course is a good fit for you!

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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Go Abroad Info Session

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Spanish 1030 (Spanish for Beginners) - Audit Class

More than 400 million people speak Spanish, why don’t you? Speaking Spanish opens the door to a broad and exciting world. This course is designed for absolute beginners. You will learn vocabulary and grammar to allow you to communicate with Spanish speakers about everyday matters as well as customs and basic knowledge of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Go Abroad Info Session

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

King's Exchange Info Session

Zoom information can be found in the myKing’s student portal at student.mykings.ca.
Non-King’s students can email international@kings.uwo.ca for the Zoom link

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Go Abroad Student Panel Discussion

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Residence Theme Dinner

Ontario Hall: Italy

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM 

Wednesday, November 18

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Songs of Many Lands - Virtual Concert

Virtual

Africa-Western Collaborations Day (AWC)

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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

AWC AM Session 1 - Education, Migration and Development - Registration not required

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8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

AWC AM Session 1 - Gender, Technology and Innovation in Health Care - Registration not required

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8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

AWC AM Session 2 - For us, By us - Registration not required

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

"Why Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Matters at Western" - Keynote by Dr. Isaac Luginaah

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Cultural Dance Performance 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

AWC PM Session 3 - Public Health - Registration not required

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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

AWC PM Session 3 - Water Security and Water Quality - Registration not required

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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

AWC PM Session 4 - Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change - Registration not required

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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

AWC PM Session 4 - Health Systems and Health Management - Registration not required

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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Virtual Workshop: Exploring Culture and Intercultural Competence

 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

International Food Showdown

5:00 - 8:00 PM

Residence Theme Dinner

Essex Hall: Mexico

Saugeen-Maitland: Pan Asian

4:40 PM - 8:00 PM

Thursday, November 19

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Songs of Many Lands - Virtual Concert 

Virtual

Travel FAQ Session

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Power & Global Health Day

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

"The Secondary Psychological and Social Impact of COVID-19" - Keynote by Prof. Samuel Y.S. Wong

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Italian 2200: Intermediate Italian - Audit

Do you already have a basic proficiency in Italian language? Are you interested in feeding your passion for all things Italian? Italian 2200 is designed to help you improve your conversational and written skills using a variety of authentic materials, including websites, songs, and films. See if this course is a good fit for you!

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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

UN75 Dialogue Session

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Spanish 1030 (Spanish for Beginners) - Audit Class

More than 400 million people speak Spanish, why don’t you? Speaking Spanish opens the door to a broad and exciting world. This course is designed for absolute beginners. You will learn vocabulary and grammar to allow you to communicate with Spanish speakers about everyday matters as well as customs and basic knowledge of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Intercultural Communications: How can we manage Microaggressions?

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Global Cafe - Cultural Clubs Edition

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

#GlobalGrads: A GradCast Series on the International Student Experience

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Get Cultured! Virtual Trivia Night

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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Western Law French Society: Soirée de Jeux

Join the Western French Law Society for a night of francophone games over Zoom! To register, email aegan5@uwo.ca or adostmoh@uwo.ca

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Residents React: Snacks from Around the World

(Please note this only open to residents of Medway-Sydenham Hall, Alumni Hall, and Elgin Hall) 

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM 

Residence Theme Dinner

Elgin Hall: United Kingdom

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday, November 20

  Friday, November 20, 2020

Songs of Many Lands - Virtual Concert 

Virtual

Cultural Dance Performance 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tea & Info Sessions for Spouses/Partners of International Students

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

International Week 2020 Activities

 

International Week 2020 Recordings 

 

Please note: If you are unable to view the event schedule due to accessibility issues, please contact clamb43@uwo.ca or 519-661-2111 ext 81350 for details.