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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.”
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.
Meja Shoba is a recipient of one of four 2011 Fulbright-mtvU awards
Hadag Nahash discusses music and politics with UCLA audience.
Exhibit commemorates the victims and the struggles of the survivors and highlights the reconstruction and recovery efforts.
Award-winning band Hadag Nahash will be on campus later this month
UCLA's Center for Japanese Studies announces plans for 20th anniversary year
"New Visions of Japanese Cinema" kicks off next month at the James Bridges Theater
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and UCLA Center for the Study of Women came together to sponsor the premiere of the famed actress's much-anticipated screenwriting and directorial debut.
Professor Nile Green was awarded the Albert Hourani Book Award at the 2011 Middle East Studies Association annual meeting in Washington, DC.
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.
Graduate student examines the bustling world of Chinese-American movie collaborations
Filmmaker shares documentary that exposes a perilous journey on the "train of death."
East Asian Studies student takes on the world at 2011 Chinese Bridge Competition.
Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies post-doctoral fellow Chad Diehl will give a public talk about the resurrection of Nagasaki after the 1945 atomic bombing on Oct. 17 in the UCLA Faculty Center Sequoia Room from 4 to 7 p.m.
The UCLA Confucius Institute celebrates opening of three Mandarin immersion programs in elementary schools.
A three-part documentary series exploring Israeli culture, politics and identity begins Sept. 26 with "The Name My Mother Gave Me."
Acclaimed Chinese film and television director and producer Zhang Jizhong will be joining Hollywood entertainment heavyweights and academic experts at the Media and Culture in Contemporary China conference, which will be held at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) on Oct. 21 and the University of Southern California (USC) on Oct. 22.
Fowler exhibition "Transcultural Pilgrim: Three Decades of Work by José Bedia" opens September 18. Large-scale figurative paintings and drawings and an installation by José Bedia come together in this major retrospective that explores the artist’s spiritual genealogy as it relates to his Cuban-based religion and its central African source, as well as his explorations of the beliefs of indigenous American peoples.
The work and expertise of faculty and students from UCLA Architecture and Urban Design will be on prominent display at Los Angeles' first-ever Little Tokyo Design Week, a four-day celebration of leading-edge design and technology trends emerging from Japan and Los Angeles. The event runs from July 14 to 17 in L.A.'s Little Tokyo neighborhood.
The festival (June 16-26) will feature a quartet of Cuban films in this year's International Spotlight: Cuba, co-sponsored by the Latin American Institute. The films depict a country in the midst of political and cultural soul-searching.
One of Brazil's most important and prolific script writers, Glória Perez, explains the genesis and the motives behind profitable television shows that reach well over 100 countries. The symposium was part of the UCLA Center for Brazilian Studies series "On Brazilian Cosmopolitanism."
In an event marking Yom Ha-Atzma’ut, the Israeli day of independence, members of the public and the UCLA community engaged in a discussion with award-winning director Yael Katzir on her latest film, set against the backdrop of the Lebanon war of 2006.
The symposium brought researchers from UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior together with eminent Buddhist scholars for a two-hour conversation about their distinctive yet complementary understandings of compassion, creativity, mental flexibility and attention, as well as the role mindfulness meditation may play in cultivating these qualities.
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