The UCLA Latin American Institute is a vital regional, national, and international resource on Latin America. Since its founding in 1959, the LAI has equipped generations of leaders, professionals, and students with the information and skills required for understanding the vast and complex region of Latin America. The LAI supports research by funding grants and foreign-language instruction, and disseminates recent scholarship through conferences, workshops, public programs, teacher training, and publications.


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December 2020 Newsletter

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Tinker Grant Recipients

2020 Tinker Recipients...

 

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LAI Summer Research Grant Recipients

LAI Summer Field Graduate Research small grants 2020 Recipients...

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Witnessing the pandemic with the Navajo Nation (Diné Bikéyah)

Eugénie Clement, a visiting graduate student researcher at UCLA, spent June...