A lecture by Patricia Lorcin, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Applying their disease transmission model to San Francisco, the researchers found that the drug-resistant strains emerging in that city are also very likely to emerge in many African countries where treatment is just beginning.
A lecture by Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA
A public reading and lecture at UCLA, March 10, 2009.
Since 1970 "Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies" has given marginalized voices on Africa, the African diaspora and related social issues a space to address general readers and scholars alike. Formerly in print, the peer-reviewed journal has two new issues available online and free of charge.
Professors and students hope to create portable device that could test for contaminants immediately, reports The Daily Bruin.
In 1985, the African Studies Center at UCLA was renamed the James S. Coleman African Studies Center in his honor.
Ghislaine Lydon, the new chair of the African Studies interdepartmental program, will travel to Mauritania in December to collaborate on an article and a documentary film about the last women caravanners in the western Sahara Desert.
Celebrating 30 years of teacher training programs on campus, the UCLA International Institute this summer dedicated a 10-day workshop to the theme of food in world history and world cultures.
Celebrating 30 years of teacher training programs on campus, the UCLA International Institute this summer dedicated a 10-day workshop to the theme of food in world history and world cultures. Watch a video about the program.
This year's International Institute summer training program for teachers, a 10-day workshop, traced the evolution of regional and cross-regional food cultures from antiquity to the present day in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
Dr. Ross Donaldson interrupted med school at UCLA to travel to Sierra Leone and treat victims of one of the world's deadliest diseases, the Lassa virus. Thus began an adventure that he turned into a book.
In this video, the Africa Director of Human Rights Watch, Georgette Gagnon, tells why her organization pushed for the principle of a "responsibility to protect" to guard people from atrocities committed by their governments. The next step, Gagnon says, is to "operationalize" R2P.
Rice, chicken, tea. Sounds like a meal, but in a summer class about international food, these staples are a jumping-off point for understanding rice's role in globalization, how rumors about chicken quality represent distrust of the global market and how a British obsession with Chinese tea led to slave raids in the Philippines.
African Activist Association's Fourth Annual Conference.
The Development of Tunisian Theatrical Experience: A Review of Its History from the Colonial Era to the Present
Artists of the Green Sahara: Using Rock Art to Contextualize the Archaeology and History of the Sahara
E. Bryan Cooper Owens
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