Two Latin American films recently screened at UCLA explored the experiences of German immigrants to Chile and race and class prejudice in the Dominican Republic, respectively.
Haitians have created new migration strategies to places such as Tijuana, Mexicali, Venezuela and Brazil that often put them at risk for deportation.
Hosted by the UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Department and co-sponsored by many entities on campus, the 7th Annual Latin American, Latinx and Iberian Film Festival: Women's Voices will take place April 15-18, 2019 and feature free screenings of twelve films at multiple locations across UCLA's campus, including the James Bridges Theater.
The Sandra Mabritto Memorial Fellowship Fund will provide permanent support for master's degree students in Latin American Studies at UCLA, laying the foundation for the program's sustainability.
The latest works of novelist and literary scholar José Luiz Passos explore the limits of fiction and history, giving readers emotional connections to historical events and figures.