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May4

The President's Recent Trip to Cuba and Next Steps in US-Cuban Relations

Mark Wells, US State Department on US-Cuban Relations
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
2:00 PM
UCLA Bunche Hall, Room 6275

May4

Contemporary Mexican Featherwork:

Dr. María Olvido Moreno will discuss the history and evolution of Mexican featherwork.
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Bunche Hall 6275

May4

Brazil's Current Political Crisis

A UCLA Forum on Facts, Concerns & Questions about Brazil's Current Political Crisis
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs building

May4

BRANCO SAI, PRETO FICA (WHITE OUT, BLACK IN)

Directed by Adirley Queirós
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Melnitz Hall 1409

May5

From Shipmates to Soldiers

This book discuses the history of slave trading and slavery, as well as the lives and experiences of Africans and their descendants along the Río de Plata Region.
Thursday, May 05, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lydeen Library

May6

El Penacho de Moctezuma

Documentary Screening of "Penacho de Moctezuma." A Q&A with Dr. María Olvido Moreno Guzmán will follow.
Friday, May 06, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Royce Hall 314

May11

Securing Sex

This book discusses the history of right-wing politics in Brazil.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
History Reading Room 6265

May12

Contemporary Indigenous and Native American Cultures in North and Central America

A symposium on Contemporary Indigenous and Native American Cultures in North and Central America.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bunche Hall Room 6275

May12

ISIS and the Future of the Middle East

A lecture by James L. Gelvin (History, UCLA). Part of the the Global Speakers Series, a collaboration with the International Programs and Centers at West LA College and UCLA.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
West Los Angeles College

May18

Korea-Mexico Culture Day at UCLA

Sponsored by Korean American Muse and co-hosted by the Center for Korean Studies and the Center for Mexican Studies, the Korea-Mexico Culture Day will be a joint cultural event with live performances, music, and food. Performances will include Korean traditional music and dance by Kim Eung Hwa Korean Dance Company and a Son Jarocho band, Cambalache. There will also be Korean and Mexican food tasting!
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
314 Royce Hall

May18

Cuban Environmental History:

This event presents the work of two prominent environmental historians of Cuba with a comment by Sandro Dutra e Silva, visiting researcher, Dept. of Geography, UCLA.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Presentation Room 11348

May18

The Latino Studies Program at Casa de las Américas:

Ana Niria Albo Díaz will discuss her role as the principle investigator of the "Programa sobre Latinos en los EEUU" at Casa de las Americans in Cuba.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Chicano Studies Research Library

May18

The State, Politics, and Policies

Well known Brazilian Sociologist, Professor Jorge Neves, speaks about social development in Brazil and his new book.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Bunche Hall 6275

May25

Does Innovation Go with Social Inclusion?

A discussion on Multinational Corporations in Mexico and Social Inclusion.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
UCLA Public Affairs Building

May25

Colonization and Deforestation in the Brazilian West:

A talk with Professor Sandro Dutra e Silva on the ramifications of deforestation in the Center- West region of Brazil.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
History Conference Room 6275

May25

California

Directed by Marina Person
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Melnitz Hall 1409