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Difficult Dialogues II


In March 2008, the Ford Foundation invited some of the institutions who had received a Difficult Dialogues grant to submit a detailed proposal for continued Difficult Dialogues activities during 2008-10.  The University of Alabama at Birmingham was among these select institutions and submitted a proposal that builds upon the achievements of the initial project.

In August, the University of Alabama at Birmingham was awarded a grant of $60,000 to support "Building Community through Dialogue and Ethnographic Film."

Project Director for UAB's Difficult Dialogues II is Dr. Marilyn Kurata, Director of Core Curriculum Enhancement.  Co-Investigators are Thomas L. Alexander, III, Special Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs for Diversity Issues and Director of Student Involvement; Michele Forman, Program Administrator, Center for Urban Affairs; Dr. Mark LaGory, Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology; Rosie O'Beirne, Program Coordinator, Center for Urban Affairs; and Dr. Christopher Reaves, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research.

"Building Community through Dialogue and Ethnographic Film" includes multiple components.



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