November 23-29, 2015

Each week Crossroads provides a list of upcoming opportunities to engage diversity at UA.

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If you are interested in having your event included,
please contact the UA Crossroads office at 348-6930.
Happy Thanksgiving from UA Crossroads!

Please see a list of on-going and upcoming events at UA. 

International Spouse Group

The International Spouse Group (ISG) meets every Tuesday throughout the Fall 2015 semester from 9:30 to 11:30 am in the Global Cafe meeting space at the Center for Community Based Partnerships at 900 Anna Avenue. The ISG is specifically designed to provide interaction and support for the spouses of international scholars, students, faculty, and staff, as well as American spouses who are interested in making international friendships.

Babysitting services are available for those spouses who wish to bring their children, and parking is readily available at the site. For any questions or general interest, please visit the ISG page at or contact Ozgur Ozlem Dogru at or Capstone International Services: international@ua.edu205-348-5402.

International Coffee Hour

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. All international and American students, scholars, faculty, staff and friends are welcome. 

Contact Info: Capstone International Services,, 205-348-5402

Alabama Students Without Borders Presents: Chats with Coffee, Spanish Conversation
Every Friday from 1:00 - 2:00 pm at the Ferguson Center Startbucks. Drop in for an hour, enjoy a cup of coffee, and practice your Spanish.

The table will be marked with a Latin American Flag. 
EXHIBITION: "Entrelazado" Woodcuts by Cuban Artist Aliosky Garcia
November 3 - 20
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sella-Granata Art Gallery, 109 Woods Hall Woods Hall

The series of woodcuts to be shown explores the varied nature of human existence and emotion. Figures are isolated against stark, black backgrounds with elements that suggest both built and natural environments. 

Aliosky Garcia is a professor at Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), Universidad de las Artes, in Havana, where he directs the printmaking studies program. Founded in 1976, ISA is the center for advanced studies in the fields of dance, visual arts, theatre, media arts and music in Cuba.

For more information, please contact Professor Sarah Marshall:

Image Credit: Aliosky Garcia Sosa, “Solo tengo lo que soy,” 2013, xilografia (woodcut), 60 X 80 cm
Discover Diversity at UA Crossroads

The Crossroads Community Center is an initiative of the Division of Community Affairs. Crossroads provides leadership in cultural programming and intercultural education by:
  • building relationships across campus cultures through innovative programs and dialogue initiatives
  • engaging students, faculty, and staff in collaborative cultural programming
  • serving as a resource for organizations addressing intercultural issues on campus and in the broader community

  • conducting engaged scholarship through creative activity designed to increase knowledge for today's global society