Stephen F. Austin State University

Diversity Conference

OMA Diversity Conference

4TH ANNUAL OFFICE OF MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS DIVERSITY CONFERENCE: FACING DIVERSITY

The Office of Multicultural Affairs is committed to advancing Stephen F. Austin State University's (SFASU) commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. To continue our commitment, The Office of Multicultural Affairs presents the Office of Multicultural Affairs Diversity Conference. The Diversity Conference seeks to provide a platform for presenters to share their diversity-related work with conference attendees and engage in vital multicultural dialogue.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

• Lunch is being provided for all those who pre-registered only
• Same-Day Registration is open, however, lunch will not be provided
• Social Work Registrants interested in obtaining CEUs can receive up to 4 CEUs

WHEN:

LOCATION:

• Stephen F. Austin State University Baker Pattillo Student Center

CONFERENCE ADMISSION FEE:

• FREE

REGISTRATION WILL INCLUDE:

• FREE 3 Course Lunch
• FREE T-Shirt for the First 100 Students to Register
• FREE CEUs for Social Workers (4 CEUs)

Facing Diversity Museum

The Office Multicultural Affairs is calling for artwork and/or writing to be displayed at the Facing Diversity Conference Museum. First, Second, and Third prizes will be given out during closing ceremonies.

Theme:

What does diversity feel like to the artist-the positives, the negatives, the losses and gains, the lack of and the fight for.

Requirements:

Artists are asked to present diversity from their perspective. We ask that the work be thought provoking, educational, and/or entertaining.

Restriction:

We ask that all artwork be in good tastes. Please be culturally sensitive to others. Please do not submit overly vulgar pieces in either imagery or language.

Artwork can include: posters, paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, writing, music, and video.

Specifics:

It is at the writer's discretion on how they would like to display their work. They may have the work mounted on a board (no bigger than 16" x 20") and display on table must provide on table easel. Writer can also have writing put on display wall.

Set-up and Take down:

Artists are responsible for set up and take down of piece(s) on day of conference-Saturday, January 28, 2017. M

ore information will be given closer to the date.

Proposal Information:

Proposal forms can submitted to the attention of Alicia De La Rosa-Millard in the Office of Multicultural Affairs:

For questions please feel free to contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (936) 468-1073 or by email at oma@sfasu.edu or visit our website www.sfasu.edu/oma

Call for Proposals

At this time, the OMA Caucus is opening a call for proposals to any faculty, staff or student who may be interested in presenting at the conference to attendees including students, professional staff, and faculty from various institutions across Texas.
Workshop presentations should address at least one of the following areas: multicultural education, leadership, gender identity, ethnicity, race, ability/disability, religion, sexual orientation, social issues, social justice. If you would like to do a workshop presentation on the topics of diversity and multiculturalism and it is not stated here, please write-in the category on the workshop proposal form.
Workshop proposal forms are due TBA. The online form can be found here.
Should you have any questions regarding the workshop proposal process, please feel free to contact myself or any OMA caucus member.