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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José Luiz Passos to depart from Center for Brazilian Studies

The novelist and literary scholar has contributed greatly to the center...

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June 2021 Newsletter

Check out our monthly newsletter for upcoming events and more!...

 

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LAI Grant Recipients

LAI Summer Field Graduate Research small grants 2020 Recipients, Tinker Grant...

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Faculty Q&A: The state of migrant detention

‘We need to abandon the idea that immigrants are criminals,' says...