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Lost in Translation

Engaging International Students on the Meanings of Their Given Names

Online IEW event for international students at UCLA.

Monday, November 18, 2019 to Friday, November 22, 2019

Exhibit: Tues., Nov. 26, Bruin Plaza -- East Stage

Lost in Translation is a weeklong online activity that invites students with non-English given names to share the culture, meaning and story behind their given names. We are doing an exhibition on social media and on-campus via posters and a video that tells the story behind the names that are lost in translation


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See Daily Bruin article about this event, including interviews with international Bruins.


This event is organized by the UCLA International Student Representative Office.

This event is organized by The International Education Week Event.

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