International Week 2018 Call for Proposals

International Week call for proposals is now open. I-Week 2018 takes place January 29 - February 2 and will focus on the arts and social and environmental justice.

We are looking for sessions that explore how the arts can help create change. Whether you have used the arts to further a message/cause, or you have a creative idea for a workshop that will use the arts to educate I-Week participants on a pertinent issue, we look forward to your proposal. Your session may take the form of a workshop, lecture, film screening, discussion, theatrical presentation, exhibit, or whatever creative format best suits your subject matter.

Deadline to submit: October 30, 2017

Please email Carrie Malloy or call (780) 492-8792 to discuss your idea and find out how to submit a proposal.

About I-Week

International Week is the largest annual extracurricular educational event on campus and fosters global citizenship through engagement with today's most pressing issues.

Established in 1986, International Week (or I-Week) is one of the University of Alberta’s signature events, featuring free events designed to instigate new thoughts, inspire discussions and animate debates on current global issues. I-Week's award-winning program provides a forum for all segments of the U of A community—students, staff and faculty—as well as government departments, non-governmental organizations and civil society to present their own particular views on global issues and share their solutions to create a better world.

"International Week brings global conversations to the University of Alberta. We’ve built a diverse and exceptional community spanning our five campuses, and I-Week creates a space where we can hear each other, see from new perspectives, and find solutions together. We want to inspire engaged citizens and leaders who can think globally when tackling local problems. International Week helps to nourish and encourage those next-generation leaders." - University of Alberta President David Turpin, 2016

In 2009, International Week won the Canadian Bureau of International Education's Outstanding Program Award for high quality and highly creative programming in international education.

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