Conference panel finds that the Allende government (1970–73) presided over a push from below that resulted in significant industrial and agrarian reforms in Chile, supported by the Unidad Popular coalition.
Brazilian studies at UCLA involves professional schools across campus, supported by the Center for Brazilian Studies, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the excellent Brazil collection of the UCLA Library.
A yearlong Foreign Language and Area Studies Scholarship gave Michelle Sinness the confidence to become a Departmental Scholar, enabling her to complete a double B.A. and an M.A. in five years.
Immigration reform must shift its focus from an argument about defensive measures to one about basic human rights, contends Alvaro Heurta.
Some 120 Brazilian scholarship students attended an orientation for the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program on the UCLA campus on Saturday, October 5.
A workshop on Central American history, politics and culture drew 20 teachers from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to Bunche Hall the week of July 15th.
Gayle Williams and Nancy Hallock have been volunteering for the Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) for most of their working lives.
Director of Center for Brazilian Studies to oversee significant expansion of Brazilian students at UCLA
With medical doctor Karin Nielsen at the helm of its Center for Brazilian Studies, LAI expects its strong links with south campus to ramp up with an infusion of STEM students from Brazil.
MEDIA ALERT: UCLA design conference on June 11 to focus on unprecedented regional infrastructure initiative in South America
International Institute, UCLA, June 5, 2013 — A conference and design review funded by the UCLA Latin American Institute will explore how design can improve the impacts of the Initiative for the Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA), the largest and most ambitious infrastructure integration project ever implemented in the region.
Listen to presentations by surgeons and NGO administrators on health and culture in Latin America.
Presentation by Juan Carlos Ramírez-Pimienta, professor of Spanish at San Diego State University during the teacher workshop "Ballads without Borders: The Mexican Corrido Past and Present."
Key policy makers and scholars discuss causes and consequences of drug-related violence in Latin America
WATCH: Video footage from two-day conference on organized crime, corruption and drug trafficking in Latin America.
Listen to presentations by anthropologists and clinicians on health and culture in Latin America.
A series of films directed by Nelson Pereira dos Santos
Author and Los Angeles Times journalist Hector Tobar discusses immigration and the Latin American experience in his works.
A Latin America Institute symposium finds that culture greatly influences how indigenous communities in Mexico, Central and South America experience Western medicine.
"Ballads Without Borders: The Mexican Corrido Past & Present" will examine the history, development and significance of one of Mexico's most popular and enduring oral traditions.
Librarian Emeritus at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and founder of the Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)
Listen to a presentation by novelist Carla Guelfenbein
Prominent scholar of Latin American and Iberian music, composer and UCLA professor died on December 22, 2012 of natural causes.
Listen to a reading and discussion with 5 of Brazil's best young novelists
Faculty lecture by Aaron Tornell, UCLA, Economics.
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses a recent border patrol shooting at the Mexican border
Kal Raustiala offers his opinion on the delicate diplomatic relations between the US and Mexico in light of recent border violence.
Listen to presentation by poet and political activist Graciela Huinao
The UCLA Latin American Institute is a proud community and cultural supporter of this year’s AFI Film Festival presented by Audi from November 1 - 8. This year, the LAI is the official host of the film "After Lucia" (Despues de Lucia).
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