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May4

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

May6

“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

May7

Aeolian Politics

Featuring Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe from Rice University, Anthropology
Thursday, May 07, 2015
12:30 PM- 2:00 PM
Haines Hall 352

May11

Book Signing-Cha Cha Files: A Chapina Poética

Featuring Maya Chinchilla
Monday, May 11, 2015
2:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Haines Hall 144

May13

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

May14

Towards a Safer Latin America: A New Perspective to Prevent and Control Crime

Featuring Pablo Sanguinetti, chief economist at CAF.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
2:00 PM- 3:00 PM
Young Research Library 11630

May14

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

May15

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)

May15

VI Annual Conference: Trade, Integration and Growth Network (TIGN)

A two day conference on linkages between trade, integration and growth, with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Friday, May 15, 2015
8:30 AM- 6:00 PM
UCLA Law School

May15

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

May16

VI Annual Conference: Trade, Integration and Growth Network (TIGN)

Day two of conference on linkages between trade, integration and growth, with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
8:45 AM- 1:30 PM
UCLA Law School

May18

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

May19

Book Talk-Ecos distantes, voces cercanas, miradas femeninas “Distant sounds, nearby voices, feminist viewpoints”

A book talk featuring Dr. Norma Vasallo Barrueta (University of Havana)
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
12:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Bunche 6282

May20

Cultura popular chilena 2015

Featuring Chilean writer José Ignacio Valenzuela "Chascas" and Chilean musician Francisca Valenzuela (in Spanish).
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
4:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Rolfe Hall 4302

May21

Brazilians in Engineering, Science and Technology

Thursday, May 21, 2015
5:30 PM- 8:00 PM
Summer Auditorium (SIO)

May27

“Dominguinhos” Film Screening

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

May28

On Sylvan Thought

Featuring Eduardo Kohn (McGill University, Anthropology) on Sylvan thought.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
12:30 PM- 2:00 PM
Haines Hall 352