February 15 - 21, 2016

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

If you are interested in having your event included,
please contact the UA Crossroads office at 348-6930
or  email us at crossroads@ua.edu.

For details on the African American History Month calendar of events,    go to the  Crossroads website.

* NOTE: UA African American Heritage Tour
with Dr. Jason Black on February 19  has been canceled.
Diversity Inclusion Justice,
A Poetry Reading with
Treasure Shields Redmond

Thursday, February 18
8:00 pm
Green Bar, Downtown Tuscaloosa
First Year Writing & the
with Treasure Shields Redmond

Friday, February 19
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
ten Hoor 109

Dr. Ethel Hall African American Heritage Month Celebration, 
Speaker: Dr. Clinton Dye
Friday, February 19
12:00 pm
Little Hall 223

Dessert and Coffee Reception with Dr. Clinton Dye

Friday, February 19
1:30 pm
Little Hall Student Lounge

State of the Black Union

Monday, February 22
5:30 pm
Russell Hall 159

To find out more, please visit  State of the Black Union - Crimson White.
African American Read-In

Monday, February 22
6:00 pm
Gorgas Library 205

Students, faculty, and staff may contact WGRCGrad@sa.ua.edu to volunteer to read a poem, passage, etc. This will be an evening to celebrate African American Women's contributions to literature.

Living Thinkers:
An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower

Wednesday, February 24
6:00 pm
Lloyd Hall 120
Black History Month Guest Speaker, Elliot Spillers

Wednesday, February 24
5:00 pm
Gorgas Library 205


Wednesday, February 24
7:00 - 9:00 pm
The Highlands Community Center

The potluck, or progluck, as we like to call it, is an informal networking event hosted by The Mallet Assembly. 

Come share and eat some delicious food and get to know the members of other progressive groups on campus in a relaxed setting!

Black on Film
Photography Exhibit
The exhibit Black on Film will show archival images of significant moments on UA’s campus from the University of Alabama’s school newspaper, The Crimson White.

Alongside these photos, pictures from St. Louis photographer Adrian O. Walker of the 2014 Ferguson protests from his recent publication, My Lens, Our Ferguson will be featured.

The exhibit will run February 4 - 29, 2016.
International Spouse Group

The International Spouse Group (ISG) meets every Tuesday throughout the Spring 2016 semester from 9:30 to 11:30 am in the Global Cafe's new location at Capital Hall on the Bryce Lawn Campus (Bldg 3419, 270 Kilgore Lane).

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 http://is.ua.edu/programs-activities/international-spouse-group/ or contact Ozgur Ozlem Dogru at oodogru@crimson.ua.edu 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, international@ua.edu, 205-348-5402

Alabama Students Without Borders Presents: Chats with Coffee, Spanish Conversation
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. 
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