Global Engagement

WorldVIU Festival

A celebration of diversity at VIU with live performances by Tonye Aganaba and VIU students, cultural exhibits and a global fashion show.

This event is part of WorldVIU Days and the 3rd Annual Intercultural Hip Hop Forum, November 4 - 8, 2019! See WorldVIU Days for more information.

Hip Hop Forum

Do The Right Thing Film and Discussion

Do the Right Thins is a 1989 American comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee. The story explores a Brooklyn neighborhood's simmering racial tension, wich culminates in violence and a death on a hot summer day.

Hosted by English Department.

This event is part of WorldVIU Days and the 3rd Annual Intercultural Hip Hop Forum, November 4 - 8, 2019! See WorldVIU Days for more information.

Telling Your Story Hip Hop Panel with Waahli, Tony and DJ All Good

VIU English professor and hip hop diverse panel of hip hop artist to speak about their personal journeys in finding their voice through hip hop as well as how their art connects with culture, community and personal identity.

Hosted by English, Sociology and Media Studies Departments and Faculty of International Education.

This event is part of WorldVIU Days and the 3rd Annual Intercultural Hip Hop Forum, November 4 - 8, 2019! See WorldVIU Days for more information.

Racial Profiling: Know your Rights via Hip Hop with Waahli

Join hip hop artist and paralegal Waahli Yussef for a facilitated discussion on racial profiling, resulting trauma and knowing your legal and human rights. The goal is to break isolation, offer a safe space for conversation and rhyme-writing. Food will be provided!

Hosted by Faculty of International Education VIU & Student Residences (ResTide)

This event is part of WorldVIU Days and the 3rd Annual Intercultural Hip Hop Forum, November 4 - 8, 2019! See WorldVIU Days for more information

Le Hip Hop et Identié avec Waahli (en Fracais)

Montreal emcee, musician and community activist Waahli speaks about how hip hop has played a central role in his life; touching on everything from cultural identity, community-building and social activism. The session will be facilitated mostly in French. Native speakers and French language learners of all levels are encouraged to attend.

Hosted by Department of Modern Languages and Faculty of International Education.

WorldVIU Stage

Live Music and More.

Featuring Waahli (Nomadic Massive, Montreal)

Hosted by Faculty of International Education.

This event is part of WorldVIU Days and the 3rd Annual Intercultural Hip Hop Forum, November 4 - 8, 2019! See WorldVIU Days for more information.

Hip Hop Forum

Express Yourself! Healing through Hip Hop Workshop with DJ All Good

Join veteran turntablist and hip hop educator DJ All Good for an interactive workshop exploring hip hop and music in general as wellness practice and a tool for healthy self-expression and emotional release.

Food will be provided!

Hosted by VIU Student Residences (ResTide)

This event is part of WorldVIU Days and the 3rd Annual Intercultural Hip Hop Forum, November 4 - 8 2019! See WorldVIU for the full program schedule.

WorldVIU Days

We look forward to seeing staff, faculty, students and community members at this annual week of events where we explore how culture influences the way we make sense of the world – our worldview.

Monday, November 4 - Friday, November 8, 2019!

For more information, see WorldVIU Days

WorldVIU Days

 

 

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