International WeekWestern International

Schedule

International Week 2019

Explore your amazing #globalwesternu November 11-15, 2019!

Come explore your #globalwesternu!
International Week is for everyone - students, faculty, staff and the public!

Click on the dates below to see events and activities and plan your week!

Monday, November 11

Monday, November 11, 2019

Brescia Photo Competition Exhibit
Brescia Mercato (by Starbucks)

All Day

The President's Global WesternU Café
Great Hall, Somerville House

12:00 - 1:30 PM

International Law in the Age of Populism
Law Building, Moot Court Room

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Residence Dining Theme Night
Elgin & Perth Halls

5:00 PM

Film screening:  German Film - Barbara, 2012, Director Christian Petzold
UC 3325
Free admission

6:30 PM

Tuesday, November 12

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Brescia Photo Competition Exhibit
Brescia Mercato (by Starbucks)

All Day

Western International Learning
Photo Contest Exhibit

University Community Centre (UCC) Atrium

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Go Abroad Fair
University Community Centre (UCC) Mustang Lounge 

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Green Leaf Café International-themed menu
Somerville House

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM 

Not Lost in Translation: “Practicing Intercultural Communications”
UCC 147A

1:30 - 2:20 PM

A Conversation with Michael Lynk: United Nations Special Rapporteur for the human rights situation in the Palestinian Territories
Law Building, Room 52

12:30 - 1:30 PM

German Conversation Group
University College (UC) 3306

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

BE International - International Study Opportunities Information Sessions 
Brescia, Ursuline Hall, Oak Room

12:00 -1:30 PM

Climate Change Symposium
Conron Hall, University College

2:00 - 6:00 PM

Girls, Zines, and their Travels - Janice Radway
FIMS and Nursing Building (FNB)
Room: Creative Commons (2nd floor)

4:00 PM

Go Abroad Information Session
Chu Centre, IGAB

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Residence Dining Theme Night 
Saugeen-Maitland Hall

5:00 PM

Wednesday, November 13

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Brescia Photo Competition Exhibit
Brescia Mercato (by Starbucks)

All Day

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day 
The Map & Data Centre (ground level of Weldon Library)

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Green Leaf Café International-themed menu
Somerville House

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM 

Guided exhibition tour with McIntosh Gallery Director, James Patte
McIntosh Gallery

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Brescia Festival of Festivals
St. James Auditorium, Brescia University College

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Dehumanization of Prisoners in Antiquity & the U.S. Border
Social Science 3014

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Italian Conversation Group
University College (UC) 3306

2:30 - 4:00 PM

World's Challenge Challenge Workshop
UCC 147B

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Africa-Western Collaborations Day
Great Hall, Somerville House

4:00 - 7:00 PM

Cultural Games Night
Vitali Student Lounge at King's University College

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Post-Grad Work Permit Workshop
Social Science Centre (SSC), 3026

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Special screening of Cineclub italiano: Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea, dir. Gianfranco Rosi, 2016)
Middlesex Collge, 105B

7:00 PM

Spanish Conversation Group (La Tertulia)
University College 3306

4:30 - 6:30 PM

The sea turtles of Galapagos: keeping a good thing good
UCC 56

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Residence Dining Theme Night
Delaware and Ontario Halls

5:00 PM

Colombia, An Unstable Peace
Professor Jorge Giraldo - (Presentation in Spanish, Slides & Q&A in English)
UCC 1105

7:00 PM 

Thursday, November 14

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Brescia Photo Competition Exhibit
Brescia Mercato (by Starbucks)

All Day
European Union - Canada Cooperation
Dental Sciences Building Room 2016
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Western Goes Global Cultural Showcase
Mustang Lounge West, University Community Centre

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Green Leaf Café International-themed menu
Somerville House

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Department of History Research Seminar Series:  - "Ukraine's Maidan. Russia's War."  Professor Mychailo Wynnyckyj, (National University of the "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy")
Lawson 2270C

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Teas Around the World
UCC Community Room

12:00 - 3:00 PM

International Law and Climate
Law Building, Room 36

12:30 - 1:30 PM

BE International - Brescia
International Study Opportunities Information Session
Brescia, Ursuline Hall, Oak Room

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Fair Trade Learning Workshop
Innovation Works (201 King Street)

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Power & Global Health Day
The Great Hall, Somerville House

3:00 - 6:00 PM

Seventh Annual Journeys of Migration:
Did It Happen Here? Canadian Attitudes toward Immigration and Cultural Diversity in the Age of Trump and Brexit
McKellar Room, UCC

4:00 - 5:30 PM (Refreshments at 3:30 PM and a Reception at 5:30 PM)

Rwanda: Culture, Society and Reconstruction Course Information Session
University College, Room 2115

4:30 - 6:00 PM

Residence Dining Theme Night
Essex Hall

5:00 PM

Art Now! Presents: Catherine Bédard in conversation with Angela Grauerhol
North Campus Building, Room 117

7:00 PM

Écrins Écrans exhibition reception
McIntosh Gallery

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Public Screening of Nostalgia de la luz / Nostalgia for the Light (Patricio Guzmán, 2010)
University College, 1405

7:00 PM

Friday, November 15

  Friday, November 15, 2019

Brescia Photo Competition Exhibit
Brescia Mercato (by Starbucks)

All Day

Fair Trade Learning Workshop
University Community Centre (UCC) 147A

9:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Green Leaf Café International-themed menu
Somerville House

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

There and back again: ocean wanderers in an ever-changing system
BGS 0165

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Celebrating Diversity in the Legal Profession
Josephine Spencer Niblett Law Building, Main Floor Chambers

12:30 - 2:30 PM

Canadian Immigration Seminar
Room 56, University Community Centre

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Songs of Many Lands
von Kuster Hall, Music Building

Annual concert of songs in many global languages celebrating Western’s International Week. Presented by Voice Fridays, a weekly symposium for singers including masterclasses, lectures, performances and seminars.

1:30 PM

Tea & Info Sessions for Spouses/Partners of Intl. Students
International & Graduate Affairs Building, Chu Centre

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Canadian Soup Cooking Class
APPS House, Huron University College

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Soirée Quizz et Film - Trivia & Movie Night
Law Building, Room 202

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Basketball-- Western Mustangs vs Laurier Golden Hawks
Meet at Western Recreation Centre

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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.