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UCLA Big Data and Politics Seminar Series: The Prevalence and Sharing Patterns of ‘Fake News’ in the US in 2016 and 2020 on Friday, May 14

UCLA Big Data and Politics Seminar Series The Prevalence and Sharing Patterns of “Fake News” in the US in 2016 and 2020 David Lazer University Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer Sciences Co-Director of NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks Northeastern University Friday, May 14, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PT Zoom link: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/97899586814 […]

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LA Social Science Presents “Immigration and the Media:” UCLA Students Investigate

LA Social Science is proud to present four research papers written by UCLA students in their Winter 2021 Sociology course, “Immigration and the Media,” taught by Dr. Cecilia Menjivar. Dr. Menjivar’s introduction, excerpts of the students’ excellent papers, corresponding download links, and short bios of the twelve amazing UCLA students are included below. Introduction by […]

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LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Integrated Marketing Communications with Prof. Feramisco

As Summer 2021 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. UCLA Summer Courses are open to BOTH UCLA Students and NON-UCLA Students. All Summer 2021 courses will be offered online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can enroll as long […]

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Recent Honors for UCLA History Professors

UCLA History faculty have been doing amazing work. The following are some recent honors they have received. Professor Brenda Stevenson has been appointed the inaugural Hillary Rodham Clinton Chair in Women’s History at St John’s College, Oxford University. Dr. Stevenson’s work explores the intersections of gender, race and politics, putting women – and particularly women […]

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LA Social Science Book Series on the Bronze Age and Identity with Professor Aaron Burke

In his new book The Amorites and the Bronze Age Near East: The Making of a Regional Identity, Dr. Aaron Burke, Kershaw Chair of Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Studies and Professor of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at UCLA, traces the complex collective identity of Amorites through space and time. He challenges traditional notions of identity […]

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LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Department of Economics Summer Courses & Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes

As summer 2021 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. UCLA Summer Courses are open to BOTH UCLA Students and NON-UCLA Students. All Summer 2021 courses will be offered online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can enroll as long […]

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LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: African American Studies Summer Courses

As summer 2021 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. UCLA Summer Courses are open to BOTH UCLA Students and NON-UCLA Students. All Summer 2021 courses will be offered online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can enroll as long […]

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LA Social Science Book Series on Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools with Professor Jeffrey Guhin

In Dr. Jeffrey Guhin‘s book, Agents of God: Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools, he compares how boundaries around politics, gender and sexuality are constructed for each group. He demonstrates how the schools use external authorities to teach children specific moral commitments while maintaining religious freedom. Interview Chapters: 0:04​ – Intro 0:37​ – […]

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LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Communication Courses with Professor Suman

As summer 2021 approaches, LA Social Science will be highlighting some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. UCLA Summer Courses are open to BOTH UCLA Students and NON-UCLA Students. All Summer 2021 courses will be offered online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can enroll as long […]

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UCLA’s Dr. Ana-Christina Ramón Awarded $100,000 as Inaugural Latino Film Institute Scholar

Academy Award®-nominated actor Edward James Olmos announced today that the Latino Film Institute (LFI) has named Dr. Ana-Christina Ramón, director of research and civic engagement of the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), as the inaugural Latino Film Institute Scholar. The award comes with a $100,000 restrictive gift to […]