February 19 - 25, 2018

Each week UA Crossroads provides a list of upcoming opportunities
to engage the rich diversity of identities and experiences at UA.

If you are interested in having an event included, please contact the Crossroads office at 348-6930 or email us at crossroads@ua.edu.
Throughout the month of February, The University of Alabama will be celebrating Black History Month. For a full list of events, please visit the Crossroads website via this link,
and see what's happening each week at UA and in the Tuscaloosa Community!
This week's topic at the February 21 Campus Dialogues:
Inclusivity and the Language of Relationships
Fulbright Day
Thursday, February 22
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Capital Hall - Bryce Lawn

Lunch is provided. All are welcome.
 
You are invited to hear from Fulbright Award winners and learn more about this wonderful opportunity. Join our celebration of UA’s achievements in Fulbright and hear how to apply. We will recognize Fulbright Alumni, welcome Fulbright visitors and encourage Fulbright applicants. Representatives from Capstone International Center, the President’s Committee on Prestigious Scholarships, and the Global Café Fulbright Advising Initiative will be present. Parking passes for the event are at the front desk of Capital Hall. Free and open to the public.
 
Sponsored by the US Department of State, the Fulbright Program sends hundreds of students and faculty to study and teach abroad and brings international scholars to study in the US. The award includes a stipend, an air ticket, and medical insurance. 

For more information, contact Dr. Beverly Hawk at: beverly.hawk@ua.edu
Lecture: Slavery and the Gorgas House
Thursday, February 22
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Gorgas House Museum 

Dr. Hilary Green will present the history of enslaved people on the campus of the University of Alabama and discuss those who worked in the Steward's Hall, the building now known as the Gorgas House.

Contact Info: Lydia Joffray, lydia.joffray@ua.edu, 348-5906
Tickets for this event are $8.
Upcoming Events
On - Going Events
International Coffee Hour
Every Friday throughout the spring semester
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
121 B.B. Comer Hall 

Throughout the academic year (August through May), Capstone International Services and Capstone International Center host a weekly event, Capstone International Coffee Hour.
All international and American students, scholars, faculty, staff and friends are welcome to join.

Capstone International Coffee Hour is held on Fridays during fall and spring semesters, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM in Room 121 B.B. Comer Hall. Come and enjoy free coffee, tea, snacks, and conversation with our friends from around the world.

Contact Info: International Services, international@ua.edu, 348-5402
International Spouse Group
Every Wednesday throughout the spring semester
10:00 - 11.30 am
105 B.B. Comer Hall

This group is open to the wives or husbands of international students, faculty, staff, as well as American spouses who are interested in making international friendships. We provide support in adjustment and acculturation while living and learning in the U.S.

To become a member of the International Spouse Group, you can simply join us for any of our meetings, which will be held every Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 am throughout the fall semester 2017 in International Services in 105 BB Comer Hall.

For any questions or general interest, please visit the ISG Page .

Contact Info: inernational@ua.edu, 348-5402
Alabama Students Without Borders Presents:
Charlas con Café
Every Wednesday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Ferguson Student Center Starbucks.

Drop in for an hour, enjoy a cup of coffee, and practice your Spanish.

The table will be marked with a Latin American Flag.   
Engage UA with Crossroads
UA’s Crossroads Community Engagement Center is an initiative of the Division of Community Affairs. Crossroads fosters respectful intercultural engagement for students, faculty and staff, and community members throughout the state by facilitating: 

  • workshops on inclusive engagement practices.

  • dialogues where participants are invited to share their perspectives on challenging social issues in a respectful, inclusive environment.

  • collaborative programming to encourage appreciation of the rich cultural traditions on campus and in the local community.
UA Crossroads
3617 Ferguson Center
tel: 205-348-6930  email: crossroads@ua.edu