Department Events

George Mason’s academic and University life departments organize various cultural events during International Week. Each department event is carefully planned to highlight important global issues. These events commonly include guest lectures, films, food, and other activities of an international flavor. The following department events will be featured this year:

Friday, April 6

Tai Chi
10 - 11am, The MIX@Fenwick
Confucius Institute

Chinese Coins Hands-on Crafts
12pm - 1:30pm, East Building, Room 129
Confucius Institute

Chinese Games 2 - 3:30pm
East Building, Room 129
Confucius Institute

Chinese Martial Arts Movie: ‘The Final Master’
3:30 - 5pm, East Building, Room 129
Confucius Institute

iWeek Squash Tournament
4 - 9pm, RAC Banister Creek Court
Mason Recreation

iWeek Badminton Tournament
5 - 10pm, RAC Banister Creek Court
Mason Recreation

iWeek 7v7 Soccer Tournament
5 - 11pm, West Campus Field 3 
Mason Recreation

iWeek Zumba Party
5:30 - 8pm, Aquatic Fitness Center
Mason Recreation, iWeek

Sat/Sun, April 7 - 8

iWeek 7v7 Soccer Tournament
10am - 8pm, West Campus Field 3
Mason Recreation

Monday, April 9

iWeek Flag pick-up & Parade Pre-Party
10am - 12pm, SUB I, Patriot's Lounge
OIPS, Student Involvement

iWeek Parade
12 - 1 pm, North Plaza
OIPS, Student Involvement

Get Your Art On!: Self-Care Around the World
12 - 2pm, SUB I Quad
Counseling and Psychological Services

Tuesday, April 10

Chinese Calligraphy
10 - 11am, East Building, Room 129
Confucius Institute

AnyOne Can StepUP!
1 - 2pm, SUB I, 3008
Student Support and Advocacy Center

Dear World VIP Shoot
3 - 5pm, HUB Ballroom
University Life

2018 Polyglot Performances
4 - 8pm, JC Cinema
Modern and Classical Languages

Refugees and Displaced Populations: We Were There! Same challenge..... different countries
7 - 8pm, JC Gold Room
School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Wednesday, April 11

"What is Islam? Conventional Views and Contemporary Perspectives" Conference
9am - 5pm, Research Hall Room 163
Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

Rosetta Stone Workshop
11am - 12pm, Fenwick 1014A
University Libraries

Dear World Workshops & Open Photo Shoot
12 - 1pm; 2 - 3pm, JC Dewberry
University Life

Chinese Painting
2 - 3:30pm, East Bldg Room 129
Confucius Institute

Korean Film Night at Your Library
5 - 8pm, Fenwick 1014A
University Libraries

Dear World Story Telling and Photo Reveal 
7 - 8pm, JC Dewberry
University Life

Thursday, April 12

"Racism, Racialization, and African-American Islam in the Americas" Conference
9am - 5pm, JC George's
Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

iWeek Kiosk Day
10am - 3pm, JC Atrium
Various Campus Partners

iWeek Closing Reception
5:30pm, Center for the Arts
Student Involvement, OIPS

International Dance Competition
7pm, Center for the Arts
Student Involvement, OIPS

Friday, April 13

Tai Chi
10am - 11am, East Building, Room 129
Confucius Institute

Dos and Doughnuts of Online Dating
10:30am - 12pm, SUB I 3311
Student Support and Advocacy Center

Chinese Scrolls Hands-on Crafts
12 - 1:30pm, East Building, Room 129
Confucius Institute

Chinese Games
2 - 3:30pm, East Building, Room 129
Confucius Institute

Chinese Martial Arts Movie – ‘Hero’
3:30 - 5pm, East Building, Room 129
Confucius Institute

iWeek Cricket Tournament 2018
6 - 11pm, Field 3 - West Camps Fields
Mason Recreation

Sat/Sun, April 14 - 15

Saturday, April 14

iWeek Cricket Tournament 2018
10am - 10pm, Field 3 - West Camps Fields
Mason Recreation

el Festival del Libro Hispano de Virginia (Hispanic Book Festival of Virginia)
12 - 6:30pm, JC Cinema
Student Media

Sunday, April 15

iWeek Cricket Tournament 2018
10am - 2pm, Field 3 - West Camps Fields
Mason Recreation