Date: Feb 25, 2020 to Feb 26, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: T-Building Galery

Disrupt the narrative.

The College community is invited to participate in a series of interculturally focused events to encourage discussion, discourse, and dialogue through storytelling and learning from each other. 

February 25 - Register online

9:30 am | Kabul: Healing Through Storytelling presented by Tarique Qayumi
Filmmaker Tarique Qayumi was born in Afghanistan and came to Canada as a refugee. His presentation will draw on his experiences in Afghanistan and the healing that comes through storytelling.

12:30 pm | Dumplings and Discussion
An afternoon of shared food and shared stories.

4:00 pm | Film screening: Free Trip to Egypt
A journey into the unknown, a film about the transformational power of human connection, and a remarkable experiment in kindness and empathy. Free popcorn! Discussion with the director to follow.

February 26 - Register online

9:30 am | Panel: First over the hurdles
Panel discussion with Langarans and guests who were the first in their family to attend a post-secondary institution.

1:30 pm | Building Bridges
Join Graeme Joseph, from the University of Saskatchewan for a presentation on programs to expand understanding between Aboriginal and International students.

4:45 pm | Stories my grandparents / elders told me & Stories of identity
Powerful and personal stories about culture and identity.

View the full schedule and register to atttend individual sessions. Space is limited.

The establishment of Intercultural Days is identified as a goal of the Internationalization Strategy to further develop intercultural knowledge, skills, and attitudes in our College community.

*Share your story!
If you are interested in participating in this event and sharing a cultural performance or a personal story, please send an email to internationalization@langara.ca with a brief description and the length of your presentation (target is 2 to 5 minutes). Stories can be told through spoken word, poetry, music, dance, or digital presentations. If you have an idea, we want to hear about it!