The American pioneer of a powerhouse Brazilian television network tells his story at UCLA.
Pioneering solo journalist Kevin Sites screens his film about the civilian cost of war.
Representatives of four Mexican political groupings discuss the limited participation of women in politics and seek to build on reforms.
A local center of excellence could not only diagnose and treat patients with Chagas disease, but also focus on other imported infections unfamiliar to most area physicians.
Budgeting at federal and various "local" levels is a high-stakes game, particularly in Latin America and the rest of the developing world. Last month, the UCLA Latin American Center and the Institute convened players for a first major conference on fiscal federalism.
Ben Caldwell, a filmmaker, CalArts faculty member, and founder of a community arts organization, wants to change attitudes about language and race. Caldwell's guest lecture was part of a course on African Ethnographic Film taught by Professor David Blundell.
They called themselves Ethiopians and religious leaders. UCLA Professor of History Robert Hill says we can learn from these imposters.
Elizabeth Dore's two-year project aims to let Cubans speak for themselves. She shared her findings at UCLA on Jan. 12.
"Pedagogy and Praxis in the Age of Empire" incorporates insights about the current effects of global capitalism culled from McLaren and Jaramillo's recent conversations with teachers, scholars and social activists in Colombia, Israel and the Palestinian territories, South Africa, and Venezuela.
Joaquim Barbosa Gomes, the first Afro-Brazilian Justice on Brazil's Supreme Court, and three panelists praised a UCLA sociologist for his award-winning book. The panel discussed racial inequality in Brazil.
Also in September, Toronto-based Chopbox Magazine created the Peter L. McLaren Foundation for Social Change.
Photographer Patrick Liotta and Mapuche Indian performer Beatriz Pichi Malen tell of the Mapuche people's bravery and determination in confronting wars, poverty, and domination by various groups.
The two-hour event with Tariq Ali was co-sponsored by the UCLA Latin American Center.
"Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives" features some 250 objects from the Fowler's permanent collection--the art of Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the Americas.
The question of why to study the Quechua language has any number of easy answers.