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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.
USC scholar discusses a Japanese notion of beauty and its artistic representation in Meiji period paintings.
The UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies present a documentary recounting the true story of Vietnamese immigrants to Israel.
On a book tour for his English translation of 'Wizard of the Crow,' the Kenyan novelist and playwright teaches a UCLA audience about dictators, globalization, and 'the unity behind creation.'
Prix Renaudot winners become "mega-stars overnight" in France.
The exhibit, curated by CNES Assistant Director Jonathan Friedlander, runs Nov. 6-Jan. 12 at UCLA’s Powell Library. A Jan. 11 lecture will treat the Middle East in American crime fiction.
Nov. 11 show features the Mombasa Party and the Royal Drummers of Burundi. Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil will appear in March.
MIT professor Shigeru Miyagawa got more than he bargained for when he posted an image of Japanese war propaganda on an educational website.
This Nov. 4-5 the Batsheva Dance Company will present "Three," a new work by Ohad Naharin.
"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.
UCLA Professor Emeritus Stanley Wolpert reflects on his career.
Racy explains pleasures of a musical tradition to the Kansas City Star.
The UCLA African Studies Center held a memorial service for Kunene on Oct. 12.
The question of why to study the Quechua language has any number of easy answers.
A ten-day workshop for local educators provides much-needed evidence that heritages of Latina/o and African American students intersect.
For more than two decades, the series has featured presentations by leading scholars exploring major issues in China's rich artistic heritage.
The story of Sammy Yukuan Lee and the Foundation that bears his name
UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese presents Oct. 10–Dec. 5 film series on Franco era's bloody beginning.
Over the past 16 years the UCLA Film and Television Archive has presented an eclectic selection of the best new film and video works from Iran and the Iranian Diaspora. From the very beginning in 1990, the annual Celebration of Iranian Cinema has been one of the most eagerly anticipated festivals presented by the Archive, with packed houses nightly.
WAC students experience language, culture of Senegal through UCLA Summer Session program.
Andrew Dawson's Award-Winning 'Absence and Presence' Makes Its Los Angeles Premiere at UCLA Live Oct. 11-15
English director, dancer and mime artist's intimate elegy to his father, whose body lay undiscovered for 10 days after he died in 1985, reflects on grief, regret and the unique emotions wrought by the death of a parent.
The first major U.S. exhibition on Tuareg art and culture examines the history of "the Blue People of the Sahara," so-called for their indigo turbans that at times stain their skin and define their identity as they ride on majestic camels.
UCLA Islamic Studies doctoral student Joanne Nucho went to Lebanon to study Arabic and a community in East Beirut. She ended up working to get out, a process that led her to new reflections on the region and her own family ties to it.
'Liminal Spaces: Photographs of Morocco by Rose-Lynn Fisher' Opens at the UCLA Fowler Museum Sept. 17
The exhibition features 48 black-and-white photographs that explore the theme of the "liminal," the sensory threshold that exists in social interactions, physical spaces, and desert and urban settings.
16 short tales, and warring commentaries on them, form the core of GlobaLink-Africa, a free, year-long, multimedia curriculum designed for grades 9-12. The polished, feature-rich web site is not only for high schoolers. Others can raid it for music, country data, or a crash course on Africa and the contemporary world.
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