The Institute in the News
The Liems, the filmakers of the documentary films ,"Memory of Forgotten War" and "The Woman, the Orphan, and the Tiger," discussed their film and their hopes for the May 8-10 UCLA conference in an interview with The Times.
조선왕조의 기원 존 B 던컨 지음 김범 옮김
5일 개막 게티 뮤지엄‘ 루벤스전’기획
게티 뮤지엄서 '동방을 향해' 전시회
$5M grant will help conserve Coral Triangle
A $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation, announced Jan. 15, includes UCLA Professor Paul Barber as co-principal investigator on a project to conserve coral reefs around Indonesia.
신연성 총영사 UCLA 강연- 총장과 환담
주류 학계- 한인언론 첫 연대...UCLA '코리아타임스- 한국일보 코리안 아메리칸학 선좌교수제'
Akhil Gupta, UCLA professor of anthropology, was interviewed Nov. 28 on the BBC radio program "Thinking Allowed" about his new book “Red Tape: Bureaucracy, Structural Violence, and Poverty in India,” which explores how India's state bureaucracy hinders the fight against poverty.
C. Cindy Fan, interim vice provost for international studies and professor of geography, shares op-ed in the NY Times regarding recent changes in the Chinese government. She is the author of “China on the Move.”
What do Forever 21, the Buffalo Bills’ 1990s offense, the Kogi food truck, Ed’s Lobster Bar and Carlos Mencia all have in common? They are examples of a provocative but curiously optimistic idea: that imitation can be the sincerest form of innovation — at least in industries that fall partly or completely outside the laws governing intellectual property.
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the United Nations General Assembly today, where he is expected to reiterate his demands that President Obama set 'red lines' for Iran. It appears Netanyahu is meddling in US presidential elections, fueling rifts with Obama to favor Mitt Romney.
"The Knockoff Economy," a new book by Kal Raustiala, professor of law and director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, was cited Tuesday in a Wall Street Journal article about yoga-clothing designer Lululemon accusing Calvin Klein of a patent violation. Raustiala was quoted.
Kyeyoung Park, associate professor of anthropology and a faculty member with the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, was quoted Aug. 25, 2012, in a Washington Post article about building bridges between the Korean American and African American communities.
Britain’s Guardian on Aug. 8, 2012, featured a podcast interview with novelist Alain Mabanckou, UCLA professor of French and Francophone studies, in which he reflected on his homeland of Congo–Brazzaville and the work of the writer Joseph Conrad.
James Wilkie, UCLA professor of history and editor of the UCLA Latin American Institute’s “Statistical Abstract of Latin America,” was quoted on July 2 in a Riverside Press-Enterprise article about newly elected Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Ann Kerr, the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Program coordinator at UCLA, speaks about her efforts to engage visiting scholars in the community. In addition, scholars Mykola Volkogon and Diego Ubfal discuss aspects of the Fulbright Program, including the Fiat Lux seminar class.
On June 28, a KABC-Channel 7 segment about the upcoming Mexican presidential election featured the commentary of Octavio Pescador, coordinator of the UCLA Latin American Institute. visiting assistant professor of Chicano studies, and associate director of the UCLA Center for Community Learning.
Asli Bali, UCLA acting professor of law and a member of the Center for Middle Eastern Development's Faculty Advisory Committee, was interviewed June 26 on KCRW-89.9 FM's “To the Point” about the ongoing violence in Syria and Syria's recent downing of a Turkish jet.
The Los Angeles Jewish Journal reports on a presentation by popular author Sayed Kashua, an Arab citizen of Israel, sponsored by the Nazarian Center for Israel Studies and Writers Bloc.
The Los Angeles Jewish Journal reported on a presentation given at UCLA’s Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies by popular Arab-Israeli author Sayed Kashua. Gil Hochberg, UCLA assistant professor of comparative literature, was quoted.
The Los Angeles Times featured a profile of Alain Mabanckou, UCLA professor of French and Francophone studies, highlighting his prize-winning novels, several of which have recently been translated from French into English. Mabanckou and Dominic Thomas, also a UCLA professor of French and Francophone studies, are quoted.
Michael Ross, professor of political science and director of UCLA's Center for Southeast Asian Studies, is quoted in an article in the May–June issue of Foreign Policy about Glencore, the world’s largest commodities brokerage firm.
Florida's Coral Gables Home Page reported April 22, 2012, on a speech given by UCLA Chancellor Gene Block at the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce annual education breakfast in which he stressed the need for students to study abroad, learn foreign languages and engage with the global community. Block was quoted.