Stephen F. Austin State University

Diversity Conference

OMA Diversity Conference


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.


• Same-Day Registration is open
• Social Work Registrants interested in obtaining CEUs can receive up to 5 CEUs

Theme: Engage and Empower: Overcoming the Invisible



Stephen F. Austin State University Baker Pattillo Student Center and via Zoom


Call for Proposals

At this time, the OMA Caucus is accepting proposals for the 8th annual Diversity Conference. Proposals are due by January 4, 2022. Please note in order to submit a proposal you must create an account through ScholarWorks.

Diversity Art Gallery

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

What is your vision of diversity? Make us see what you see; what you want to see.

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

We ask that all artwork be in good taste. 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, digital art, sculpture, writing, performance art, print making, music, and video.

• All music and video can only run 2-3 minutes and be on a loop.
• Artist must provide their own audio/video devices.
• Poster are limited to 22" x 28", display boards are limited 36" x 48", photographs are limited to 8" x 12", canvas are limited to 30" x 40".
• Table sculptures are limited to 25" x 25" x 25"; floor sculptures 40" x 40" x 40".
• Artists must supply tarp to protect the floors.
• Writing must be no more than 2-pages long.
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-Friday, February 7, 2018. All pieces left unclaimed become property of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. More information will be given closer to the date.

Proposal Information:
• Applications are due January 31 at 12 p.m.
• No late or incomplete proposal forms will be accepted.
• No more than 3 proposals per artist/writer or teams.
• One form per work.

Proposal forms can submitted to the attention of Kori Lewis in the Office of Multicultural Affairs:
• Email
• In person Office of Multicultural Affairs on the third floor of the BPSC, room 3.101

For questions please feel free to contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (936) 468-1073 or by email at or visit our website

Case Study Competition - Coming 2023