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
Experts say there’s little that can be done to stop the violence, given the delicacies of diplomatic relations between the two countries and the fact that no international law specifically covers such instances.
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).
An exhibition on display at the Fowler Museum at UCLA from Sept. 16 through Jan. 20, 2013
Kevin Terraciano, professor of history and acting director of UCLA’s Latin American Institute, is the 2012 winner of the Gold Shield Faculty Prize.
Argentina’s ambassador to the U.S. visits UCLA to discuss territorial conflict in the long disputed Falkland/Malvinas Islands
International development student among recipients
A inside look at the rainforest's quilombos
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.
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