Christopher Donnan’s revelations Naymlap and his findings at two sites are detailed in his new 268-page book “Chotuna and Chornancap: Excavating an Ancient Peruvian Legend.”
In examining the current state of El Salvador, the role of past civil conflict must be considered, says First Lady Vanda Pignato.
UCLA professor of Spanish and Portuguese Verónica Cortínez, an expert on Chilean film and contemporary Spanish-American Narrative, talked with the LAI about her collaboration with visiting professor Manfred Engelbert on their recently published book “La tristeza de los tigres y los misterios de Raúl Ruiz.”
Henrique Dantas brings Sons of João, The Admirable New Baiano World to the James Bridges Theater
Exhibit examines the significance of indigenous peoples and cultures within the complex social and artistic landscape of colonial Latin America.
Brazilian Ambassador to the U.S. Mauro Vieira made a stop at UCLA yesterday to speak about his country's role in the world.
Filmmaker shares documentary that exposes a perilous journey on the "train of death."
Fowler exhibition "Transcultural Pilgrim: Three Decades of Work by José Bedia" opens September 18. Large-scale figurative paintings and drawings and an installation by José Bedia come together in this major retrospective that explores the artist’s spiritual genealogy as it relates to his Cuban-based religion and its central African source, as well as his explorations of the beliefs of indigenous American peoples.
The UCLA International Institute expects to award 552 degrees for the 2010/2011 academic year.
The festival (June 16-26) will feature a quartet of Cuban films in this year's International Spotlight: Cuba, co-sponsored by the Latin American Institute. The films depict a country in the midst of political and cultural soul-searching.
One of Brazil's most important and prolific script writers, Glória Perez, explains the genesis and the motives behind profitable television shows that reach well over 100 countries. The symposium was part of the UCLA Center for Brazilian Studies series "On Brazilian Cosmopolitanism."
Fowler in Focus exhibition "Radiance and Resilience: Arts of Africa and the Americas from the Goldenberg Collection" opens May 29
On Friday, April 8, at 7:30, the UCLA Film & Television Archive will present a documentary honoring the iconic Argentinean filmmaker’s life work, reports the Daily Bruin. Prelorán, a former School of Theater, Film and Television faculty member, passed away in 2009.
The largely student-based initiative, based out of UCLA's Program in Global Health, has a long-term strategy for empowering Haitians. Officials from Haiti's State University (UEH) will visit with students and faculty members on multiple UC campuses in a five-day symposium.
From 1961 until 1969, when training shifted overseas, more than one out of 10 Peace Corps volunteers was trained at UCLA, probably more than at any other college campus. UCLA is also alma mater to more than 1,700 Peace Corps volunteers, including 58 Bruins currently serving in 36 countries. A series of campus events March 2-5 will commemorate this tradition and look ahead to the next 50 years.