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Programs Offered

American Studies / Anthropology / Commercial Aviation Management / Criminology / DAN Management and Organizational Studies / Economics / First Nations Studies / Geography / History / International Relations / Linguistics / Political Science / Psychology / Sociology / Urban Development /  Women’s Studies and Feminist Research

March Break Open House Events

Department & Program Information Displays
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Main Lobby, Social Science Centre

Faculty Overview Presentation
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Room 2050, Social Science Centre
Presented by Professor Joan Finegan, Associate Dean.

Program Overview: Sociology & Criminology
10:15 – 11 a.m.
Room 2050, Social Science Centre
Presented by Professor Kim Ashby and Professor Tracey Adams

Program Overview: Aubrey Dan Program in Management & Organizational Studies
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Room 2050, Social Science Centre
Presented by Professor Ann Bigelow

Program Overview: Anthropology
11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Room 2036, Social Science Centre
Presented by Professor Tania Granadillo and a student panel

This talk will be followed by an Undergraduate Research Showcase where student posters will be displayed. Room 2257, Social Science Centre

Mini-Lecture: Economics
12 – 12:30 p.m.
Room 2028, Social Science Centre
Professor Jeannie Shearer will present “Economics: A Home Run”

Student Panel
12 – 12:30 p.m.
Room 2032, Social Science Centre
Chaired by Academic Counsellor Kelly Callahan.
This interactive student panel will provide you an opportunity to connect with current students and find out why Western is such a great place.

Mini-Lecture: Women's Studies & Feminist Research
12:30 – 1 p.m.
Room 2036, Social Science Centre
Professor Erica Lawson, Undergraduate Chair, will present, “Gender, Human Rights and Peacebuilding:  A View from Liberia”

Mini-Lecture: Political Science
12:45 – 1:15 p.m.
Room 2050, Social Science Centre
Professor Nig Narain will present How is that Political (Science)? – The Politics of Everyday Life”

Program Overview: Psychology
1:30 – 2 p.m.
Room 2050, Social Science Centre
Presented by Professor Mike Atkinson (3M Teaching Fellow)