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The Garífuna of Guatemala: on Migration, HIV and Communities in Resistance

A discussion on the current socio-political and cultural experiences of the Garífuna community in Guatemala by Ingrid Gamboa.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs



Directed by Brazilian director Gabriel Mascaro
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Melnitz Hall 1409


2017 LABA Conference

The 2017 Latin American Business Conference will bring together respected and influential private and public sector leaders across multiple industries and disciplines to explore these questions and forecast what is to come as Latin America considers its future and returns to stronger economic growth.
Friday, March 03, 2017
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
UCLA Anderson School of Management


Symptoms of a Soft Coup

A talk with renowned Dominican Economist, César Villalona, who is based in El Salvador.
Friday, March 03, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Bunche Hall 10383


La Verdadera Noche de Iguala

Anabel Hernández presentara su libro sobre su investigación periodística de lo ocurrido con los 43 normalistas de Ayotzinapa. Participación especial de Nestora Salgado, Átziri Avila, y Gaspar Rivera.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library


Somos Piedras

Presentation by Dr. Kency Cornejo, Assistant Professor, Modern/Contemporary Latin American Art, University of New Mexico.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Founders' Room



A documentary film about one of the world's greatest treasures, Sunú. Followed by a conversation with Director Teresa Camou Guerrero.
Friday, March 10, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Darren Star Screening Room


Beyond ‘Korean' popular music: Global production and consumption of K-Pop

Lecture by Suk-Young Kim, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
Thursday, March 23, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
West Los Angeles College