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Teofilo Ruiz wastes no time grabbing his students' rapt attention. The acclaimed UCLA historian has been known to enter a medieval history class on the first day, sign his name on the board as "Stephen Dedalus" and initiate a lecture on James Joyce's Ulysses.
Collaborations, partnerships and perspectives enrich research, education, opportunities, says UCLA Asia Institute director
UCLA Center for World Languages director is a leader in heritage-language teaching and learning
Funding from the Royal Thai Government supports language instruction, cultural programming and travel opportunities for students.
Alexandra Lieben brings her real-world experience as a mediator into her role as a teacher, mentor and Burkle Center deputy director
A lecture by Daryoush Ashouri
Talk by Abdelfattah Abusrour, Al-Rowwad Cultural & Theatre Center
Gelvin is the author of the recently released book "The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know"
U.S. Army Major Jin Park left home at 14 determined to find success in the United States. He will soon graduate from UCLA with a master's degree in East Asian studies, which he will use in his new assignment as a security assistance officer at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.
Afaf Nash reads "there is still a sun that rises…"by Abdul Satar (Abu Ali), from the documentary film A Candle for the Shabandar Cafe (directed by Emad Ali). Susan Slyomovics reads the English translation of the same poem.
A talk and reading by Abbas Maroufi, author of The Symphony of the Dead
UCLA International Institute offers new Model UN summer program for high school students
Chancellor Gene Block accepts award from Committee of 100 on behalf of university
Yael Warshel will speak about her work on April 17
Sayed Kashua will speak about his work and share his views about life in Israel at UCLA on April 26
High School Summer Language Program offers new online alphabet modules for heritage language learners
Center for Near Eastern Studies collaborates to keep memory of al-Mutanabbi Street alive
New online journal provides news and views related to international topics and issues
From the panel discussion "Secularism and Gender in Iran of Today"
Aram Saroyan reads "Night in Hamdan" by Saadi Yousef, translated by Khaled Mattawa, followed by his own poem "Autobiography".
Beau Beausoleil reads "TV Terror" by Huda Al-Marashi and follows with closing remarks for the reading.
Elline Lipkin reads Adnan Mohsen's "More Rare," followed by her own poem written with Aga Shahid Ali entitled "Al-Mutanabbi Street."
Tania Baban reads "A Half-Burned Page on Al Mutanabbi Street" by Dunya Mikhail in Arabic. Jen Hofer reads the English translation of the same poem, translated by Dunya Mikhail, Dima Hilal, and Beau Beausoleil. She follows with her own poem "less then more then less again".
UCLA community unites to remember those lost from the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan a year ago
"Moving Forward: Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake," an exhibit featuring large-scale photographs, short articles and videos, runs until April 15 at the Fowler Museum.
Janet Sternburg reads a poem written in the 10th century by an anonymous author, followed by her own poem entitled "Seeds".
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