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.

Tuesday T
The Tuesday T is a weekly opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to dialogue about important issues related to social identities,
current events, and campus life.  

Every Tuesday at 1:00 pm
Ferguson Student Center
Room 2408  (just off the Great Hall)

An Evening at Global Café: Photos with Big Al

Tuesday, October 4
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Reception at 5:00 pm
Program will begin at 5:30 pm
with time for questions and conversations from 6-7:00 pm
Location: Center for Community-Based Partnerships in Capital Hall on Bryce Lawn

Students and families are invited to this evening of activities with The University of Alabama's mascot, Big Al. Bring your camera and join us for this fun event with family and friends.  Free and open to the public. 

For the Global Cafe semester schedule and directions, check our website globalcafe.ua.edu, email beverly.hawk@ua.edu, or call 205-348-7392.

Inclusive Campus Breakfast
Wednesday, October 5
8:30 am
3125 Ferguson Center - Anderson Room

Each month at the breakfast, students, faculty, and staff gather to explore new ideas and hear updates about efforts devoted to making UA more inclusive and welcoming. On Wednesday, October 5, the workgroups will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Inclusive Classrooms Teaching Practices
  • Student Diversity and Dialogue Initiatives
  • Native American Heritage Month Collaborative Programming (for November 2016)
  • African American History Month Collaborative Programming (for February 2017)
  • Common Book Experience for 2017-18

Come join a workgroup or start your own!

Cuba:  Histories of the Present Reception
Thursday, October 6
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Ferguson Student Center Art Gallery

Join Dr. David LaFevor in the Ferguson Student Center Art Gallery for the opening exhibit of his photography documenting daily life in Cuba over the last 10 years. The images range from home interiors, to barbershops, to boxing gyms, bars, and places of worship. These narrative images convey Cuban interactions within a complex urban environment in a period of rapid change.

The exhibit will be on display in the Ferguson Student Center Gallery from October 5 – October 28.

LatiNOW, A Night of Storytelling

Thursday, October 6
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Ferguson Student Center Great Hall

Join Creative Campus for a night of storytelling about contemporary Latino life in America as told by Natalie Lima, Juan Carlos Reyes, and Lila Quintero Weaver. The presented works will be followed by an audience Q&A and a reception with light refreshments. The event is free and open to the public.


5th Annual ALAHEDO Diversity Conference

Alabama Association of Higher Education Diversity Officers

Ways to Register

Deadline: October 17, 2016

Online: Click Here  or Purchase Orders and Checks:

Print Attached Registration Form and mail to:

UAH Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Student Services Building, Suite 320

1201 John Wright Drive

Huntsville, AL 35899

Hotel Info: Hampton Inn & Suites Huntsville/Research Park Area

Last Day to Reserve Room is October 7th, 2016! Click Here

710 Cabela Drive, Huntsville, AL 35806

Guest Code: ALAHEDO

Directions to UAH: Click Here

Temporary Parking Permits will be emailed prior to conference

International Spouse Group

Every Tuesday Throughout the Academic Year
9:30 - 11:30 am
105 B.B. Comer Hall

The International Spouse Group is specifically designed to bring together the spouses of international students, faculty, staff and scholars for activities and interaction.

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.

For any questions or general interest, please visit the ISG page at http://is.ua.edu/programs-activities/international-spouse-group/

Contact Info: International Services, international@ua.edu, 205-348-5402

Alabama Students Without Borders Presents:  Charlas con Cafe
Every Thursday from 4:00 - 5:00 pm  at the Ferguson 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.    
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