A lecture by Wali Ahmadi, UC Berkeley, part of the Afghanistan in Ink Conference
Conference Introduction by Nushin Arbabzadah, UCLA
A lecture by Zuzanna Olszewska, St. Johns College, Oxford University, part of the Afghanistan in Ink Conference
Nation, War and Exile as Portrayed in Afghan Diasporic Fiction: The Case of Muhammad Asef Soltanzadeh
A lecture by Dr. Mir Hekmatullah Sadat, part of the Afghanistan in Ink Conference
A lecture by Shafiq Shamel, Stanford University, part of the Afghanistan in Ink Conference
A lecture by Nushin Arbabzadah, UCLA, part of the Afghanistan in Ink conference.
Empathy for the people's suffering after a massive earthquake in Haiti has energized students, staff and faculty to raise awareness, raise funds and in some cases to travel to the devastated country.
Indiana University's William Fierman gives a tour of language in post-Soviet Central Asia, describing how individual governments have responded to an altered political landscape in part by trying to control written and spoken usage.
Established by UCLA's Global Center for Children and Families in 2006, the program aims to build lasting ties between Americans and families in developing countries.
The idea that it's human nature for parents to make sacrifices for their children and, in turn, for grown children to sacrifice for their aging parents--turns out to be a "naive expectation," the UCLA geographer and bestselling author Jared Diamond said in a recent lecture.
Shoji Yamada, professor at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies in Kyoto, takes a closer look at Japan, Zen and the West.
Podcast of a lecture by Professor Nabil Matar, University of Minnesota on November 12, 2009.
Since 1970 "Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies" has given marginalized voices on Africa, the African diaspora and related social issues a space to address general readers and scholars alike. Formerly in print, the peer-reviewed journal has two new issues available online and free of charge.
A lecture by Professor Harvey E. Goldberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Because of the generous gift, UCLA remains the only campus in California offering Thai language instruction at all levels. On Nov. 23, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the International Institute hosted a luncheon in honor of Consul General Damrong Kraikruan.
"Those Who Remain" tells the story of Mexican families who have at least one member working in the United States. On Nov. 18, the UCLA Latin America Institute will be screening the film on campus with co-director Carlos Hagerman present, reports The Daily Bruin.
Video profile of graduate student Amy Malek.
Podcast of public lecture by Pei-kai Cheng, Chinese Civilisation Centre, City University of Hong Kong
A public lecture by John Bowen, Washington University in St. Louis.
Ghislaine Lydon, the new chair of the African Studies interdepartmental program, will travel to Mauritania in December to collaborate on an article and a documentary film about the last women caravanners in the western Sahara Desert.
Somaly Mam, founder of the Somaly Mam Foundation goes into detail about her personal experiences as a survivor of forced prostitution for Daily Bruin Radio. Somaly urges students to visit her website somaly.org in order to read testimonials, look at pictures and learn how to save lives.
Podcast of public lecture by Sanjay Subrahmanyam at the Fowler Museum at UCLA as part of the Steeped in History: The Art of Tea exhibit.
Current installation at the Fowler Museum highlights fresh flavors of an ancient brew, reports The Daily Bruin.
Exposicion de jaranas y son jarocho
Gilberto Gutierrez, a Son Jarocho singer-poet and master of the stringed jarana, explained how this once-popular music of southern Veracruz has not only come back, but begun to spread.
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