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    Peter Cowe to head Center for World Languages

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    Writing contemporary indigenous ethnography

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Image for Acclaimed Israeli author Amos Oz has died at age 79
One of Israel's best known and most revered contemporary authors, Oz was the recipient of...
Image for Kevan Harris wins two prestigious book awards
“A Social Revolution: Politics and the Welfare State in Iran” has won both the Nikki...
Image for Peter Cowe to head Center for World Languages
Professor Cowe is the third director of UCLA's Center for World Languages, following in the...
Image for Challenges of the new Mexican administration
A panel of Mexican scholars warned that the administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador...
Image for Writing contemporary indigenous ethnography
Mariana Bayo Mora described a decade of ethnographic research with the Tsetal and Tojolabal peoples...

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Jan. 6, 2019. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, left, and Metropolitan Epiphanius, the head of the independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church, conduct a service celebrating the Ukrainian church's independence from the Russian Orthodox Church. (Photo: © AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, 2019.) This photo is licensed, do not copy or download.

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