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The Other 9/11

Panel discussion of Radical History Review 2016 (124), which explores the legacies of the U.S.-backed military coup against President Allende in Chile.
Friday, April 01, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Lydeen Library


Minimum Wage, Inequality and the Challenges for Public Policy

Discussion with Salomon Chertorivsky Woldenberg, Mexico City Secretary of Economic Development and former Secretary of Health for Mexico, with commentary by UCLA's Chris Tilly.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Public Affairs Room 2355


Rio, Eu Te Amo (Rio, I Love You)

Directed by Guillermo Arriaga, Fernando Meirelles, José Padilha, Vicente Amorim, Carlos Saldanha, Stephan Elliott, Sang-soo Im, Nadine Labaki, Paolo Sorrentino, John Turturro, Andrucha Waddington, César Charlone
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Melnitz Hall 1409


Urgent Issues Forum/Foro Urgente

Panel discussion on the future of indigenous and Afrodescendant environmental and land rights in Honduras, featuring the daughter of recently assassinated environmental activist Berta Cáceres.
Friday, April 08, 2016
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Young Research Library


Bridge to Membership:The Role of Mexican Consulates in Immigrant Integration

A talk by Professor Alexandra Delano on the policies of the Mexican state towards its diaspora in the United States.
Friday, April 08, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Radio and the Gendered Soundscape: Women and Broadcasting in Argentina and Uruguay, 1930-1950

Christine Ehrick (University of Louisville) discusses her new book, Radio and the Gendered Soundscape: Women and Broadcasting in Argentina and Uruguay, 1930-1950.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lydeen Library


Zika Virus an Emerging Pathogen by Dr. Karin Nielsen

Thursday, April 14, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
UCLA Moss Auditorium - A2-342 MDCC


Global Health in Asia Panel

West LA College Global Speakers Series Co-sponsored by the International Centers and Programs at West and UCLA
Thursday, April 14, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
West LA College


Portuguese for Medical Purposes

Friday, April 15, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Haimer Conference Room, 22-464 MDCC


Simposio sobre académicos Indígenas

Dos Académicos Indígenas conversando sobre sus experiencias y metas en la enseñanza de Idiomas Indígenas a la Academia y Comunidad.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Lydeen Library


Tackling Zika

A panel of experts will address concerns about the link between Zika and fetal neurological disorders at a joint UCLA Center for World Health/ HealthPeople event.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium


Writing an Urban Constitution

A conversation about the future of Mexico City with Antonio Azuela de la Cueva, UNAM.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Room 4357


La Costumbre del Maíz con los Nahuas de Chicontepec, Veracruz

Presentation and lecture on the ceremonial planting of maize by Professor Eduardo De La Cruz.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicano Studies Research Center Library


13th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Graduate Student Conference hosted by the SPGSA of UCLA
Thursday, April 21, 2016
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
UCLA Royce Hall 314


International Institute 3rd Graduate Student Conference

Friday, April 22, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM