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Can Mexico Save Itself? #YoSoy132 to Ayotzinapa and Beyond!

A lecture by novelist and journalist Francisco Goldman
Monday, May 04, 2015
4:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Young Research Library 11360


“Revelando Sebastião Salgado” (Revealing Sebastião Salgado) Film Screening

By Brazilian director Betse de Paula
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
7:30 PM- 9:00 PM
Melnitz Hall 1409


Organizing Latino Immigrants in the Informal Economy: The Successful Case of the Association of Latin American Gardeners of Los Angeles

You are cordially invited to the roundtable discussion
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Haines Hall 144


Juan Rulfo lector de Nellie Campobello: Una hipótesis (Juan Rulfo reader of Nellie Campobello: A hypothesis)

A lecture featuring Kristine Vanden Berghe
Thursday, May 14, 2015
4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Rolfe Hall 4302


2015 Conference on Mariano Azuela and the Novel of the Mexican Revolution (CSULA)

A two day conference on Azuela commemorates the first centenary of the publication of Los de abajo (1915), and aims to trace its narrative affiliation to 20th century narratives of the Mexican Revolution.
Friday, May 15, 2015
8:30 AM- 6:00 PM
Music Hall (CSULA)


Author-Meets-Critics Session on- Skills of the “Unskilled”: Work and Mobility Among Mexican Migrants

The International Institute and the UCLA Program on International Migration are pleased to present
Friday, May 15, 2015
12:00 PM- 1:30 PM
Haines Hall 279


Witnesses and Narrators: Mexican Writers in the Context of Social and Political Crisis

Featuring Juan Villoro and Jorge F. Hernández
Monday, May 18, 2015
3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Young Research Library 11360


“Dominguinhos” Film Screening

By Brazilian director Mariana Aydar
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
7:30 PM- 9:00 PM
Melnitz Hall 1409