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.

Happening this Week!
- see flyers below for more details -
  • Tuesday T - Tuesdays at 1:00 pm in the Ferguson Center Great Hall - a weekly dialogue opportunity for students, faculty, and staff.

  • Epistemic Dignity and Racial Justice - Tuesday, November 8 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm in 205 Gorgas Library

  • Middle Eastern Ground - Wednesday, November 9, at 7:00 pm in 205 Gorgas Library

  • Start Smart - Wednesday, November 9, at 7:30 pm in the Ferguson Student Center, Career Center, Room 3400

  • Diwali, Festival of Lights Thursday, November 10, from 7:00 - 11:00 pm in the Ferguson Center Ballroom

  • Alabama Lectures on Life's Evolution (Allele) Lecture Series: Joseph Graves - "Biological Determinism in the Age of Genomics" - Thursday, November 10, at 7:30 pm in the North Lawn Auditorium

Thursday, November 10
7:30 pm
North Lawn Auditorium

Dr. Joseph Graves, Jr.'s research concerns the evolutionary genetics of postponed aging and biological concepts of race in humans, with over seventy papers and book chapters published. He has appeared in six documentary films and numerous television interviews on these general topics. He has been a Principal Investigator on grants from the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation. 

For more information about this talk, contact Chris Lynn in Evolutionary Studies at 348-4162 or cdlynn@ua.edu

On-Going and Upcoming Events

Students of Color Leadership Summit - Proposal Submissions

All proposals must be submitted by November 30, 2016. 

The Students of Color Leadership Summit will be a one-day conference that allows students, faculty, and staff to unite for educational sessions and dialogue surrounding the topics of leadership and diversity.

Faculty, staff, and graduate students are encouraged to submit proposals by 11/30/16 for breakout session presentations on Friday, February 3, 2017. Each breakout session will have a 30-50-minute window for the presentation. Activities and discussion are encouraged to make an interactive experience for attendees.

Link to proposal form: Program Submission Form

Once form is complete, please email all proposal forms to Gretchen Moore at gtmoore@sa.ua.edu 

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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