As part of the State Department's "Young Political Leaders" project, five Spanish and Andorran officials share perspectives with UCLA Professor of Law Hiroshi Motomura, an expert on immigration and citizenship in the United States. Spain has seen an immigration boom in the last decade.
A paper presented by Paul Silverstein, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Reed College. Part of the one-day conference "How East Meets West Today: Economies and Cultures of the Middle East in a Global Era."
Grace Yoo and Wendy Zheng will finish interdisciplinary UCLA bachelor's and master's degrees under the fellowships, which provide additional support for graduate school and domestic and overseas internships with the State Department.
Since a trip the World Arts & Cultures professor made to India in 2004, "Make Art/Stop AIDS" has grown into a project of international stature, with a worldwide network of artists intervening in the AIDS epidemic.
Broadway Elementary School in Venice launches an English-Mandarin Chinese dual-language immersion program
Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry has an idea that could change the world. The bank accounts he proposes would provide an incentive to register births and a way to save money for children. In the wake of a natural disaster or emergency, governments and charitable and relief organizations could transfer money electronically to those in need in the most efficient way possible.
After spending their first four weeks studying in Dakar, 19 students will go to eco-villages in the Senegal River Valley to explore community development projects in public health, women's micro-financing, solar electricity and organic gardening.
The second annual conference of the UCLA Indonesian Studies Program draws scholars together to think about "Indonesian Subjectivities."
A paper by Mohammad-Ja`far Yahaghi, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad. Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.
A paper by Ehsan Yarshater, Columbia University. Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.
A paper by Jalal Khaleghi-Motlagh, University of Hamburg (presented by Dr. Pirnazar). Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.
Codicological Notes on the Newly Discovered Manuscript of the Shahnameh in the Bibliotheque Orientale of Saint-Joseph University, Beirut (Ms. NC.43).
A paper by Iraj Afshar, Tehran University (read by Mahmoud Omidsalar). Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.
A paper presented by Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University. Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.
A lecture by Nader Mottalebi-Kashani, Editor, Nameh-ye Baharestan (International Journal of Manuscript Studies). Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.
UCLA in Shanghai Week, July 19-24, 2010
A lensless cellphone microscope receives three major awards.
A paper presented by Mahmoud Omidsalar, California State University Los Angeles. Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.
A paper presented by Amin Banani, UCLA. Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.
A paper presented by Olga Davidson, Boston University. Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.
In order to fulfill UCLA budgetary requirements, the Fowler Museum will be closed to the public for approximately two weeks, beginning July 4. The museum's galleries will reopen to the public on July 21.
Greg Anderson talks about how his background in business has shaped his research interests.
Maura Dykstra talks about why and how she founded the Chinese Studies Colloquium, a forum entirely organized and run by graduate students.
Zhang Li, a visiting PhD student from Peking University since September 2009, speaks about what brought her to UCLA and what she has discovered here.
For the past eight years, Dutch college officials have been traveling to Westwood to learn how UCLA promotes a multicultural campus. The Dutch delegations are grappling with such issues as xenophobia in their own country, where Muslims make up the largest immigrant group. This summer, VU University Amsterdam signed an agreement with UCLA to work together on promoting diversity by organizing student exchanges, research collaborations and educational programs.
The family of Professor Teshome H. Gabriel, who died on Tuesday, June 15, has shared a brief biography of the Ethiopian-born scholar of Third World Cinema who found a home at UCLA.
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