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Intercultural Week 2019: Ubuntu

The Intercultural Centre is hosting its second IC Week, from October 29-31. Addressing the annual theme of Ubuntu, October’s IC Week will explore our interconnectedness within different mediums, and topic areas. Ubuntu is a Kikuyu term from South Africa, embedded in the principle of: Mundu ni mundu ni undu wa andu, which means, “a human being is a person because of the other people”. Learn more about the theme here. This year offers several opportunities to engage with the IC:

 

Tuesday, October 29:

Planting the Seeds of our Legacy
Join us for a workshop that encourages us to examine the personal legacies we leave behind, and how we are shaped by previous generations, and how our actions continue to guide and impact the generations that follow. Hosted by Tahira Ebrahim from International Education.

Date: October 29, 2019
Location: Intercultural Centre, N322
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Register at intercultural@bowvalleycollege.ca

Putting the Pieces Together: IC Puzzle Wall
What makes you feel connected to others? What can we do as individuals to enhance our interconnectedness? Participate in our puzzle wall by posting your answer at the IC, which will be available throughout IC Week.

Date: October 29-31, 2019
Location: Intercultural Centre, N322
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Connected Citizenship: Creating a Reticulated World through Ubuntu
This display of photographs offers food for thought on the linkages between global citizenship and interconnectedness. In doing so, this photo exhibit encourages to ponder the role we each possess in our increasingly globalized communities.

Date: October 29-31, 2019
Location: Intercultural Centre, N322
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

 

Wednesday, October 30th:

Building Empathy through Dance
Join us for an interpretive dance workshop with Amy Badry, of the University of Calgary. This workshop encourages empathy with others by communicating through dance and rhythm.

Date: October 30, 2019
Location: Intercultural Centre, N322
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Register at intercultural@bowvalleycollege.ca

Putting the Pieces Together: IC Puzzle Wall
What makes you feel connected to others? What can we do as individuals to enhance our interconnectedness? Participate in our puzzle wall by posting your answer at the IC, which will be available throughout IC Week.

Date: October 29-31, 2019
Location: Intercultural Centre, N322
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Connected Citizenship: Creating a Reticulated World through Ubuntu
This display of photographs offers food for thought on the linkages between global citizenship and interconnectedness. In doing so, this photo exhibit encourages to ponder the role we each possess in our increasingly globalized communities.

Date: October 29-31, 2019
Location: Intercultural Centre, N322
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, October 31st:

The Social Nature of Climate Health
The nature of climate change is so extreme, it is now considered a climate emergency. In response, initiatives around the globe are bringing people together to build an understanding of the wide impact climate health is having on individuals and their communities. Find out more about these initiatives from Sustainability Coordinator, Amy Spark, from Campus Services.

Date: October 31, 2019
Location: Intercultural Centre, N322
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Register at intercultural@bowvalleycollege.ca

Putting the Pieces Together: IC Puzzle Wall
What makes you feel connected to others? What can we do as individuals to enhance our interconnectedness? Participate in our puzzle wall by posting your answer at the IC, which will be available throughout IC Week.

Date: October 29-31, 2019
Location: Intercultural Centre, N322
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Connected Citizenship: Creating a Reticulated World through Ubuntu
This display of photographs offers food for thought on the linkages between global citizenship and interconnectedness. In doing so, this photo exhibit encourages to ponder the role we each possess in our increasingly globalized communities.

Date: October 29-31, 2019
Location: Intercultural Centre, N322
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.