Janitor-Parent Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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By Lucy González, Graduate Student Researcher; Sophia L. Ángeles, Graduate Student Researcher; Janna Shadduck-Hernández, Project Director, UCLA Labor Center There is no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on families.…

UCLA LPPI Stakeholders Reflect on Transition from ‘Initiative’ to Institute

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"Latino Policy and Politics Institute Founding Executive Director Sonja Diaz, Center, with past and current institute staff and policy fellows. Photo by James Michael Juarez." The UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative has officially…

LA Social Science Presents “Conversations With Changemakers” Featuring Dr. Helena Hansen Discussing the Center for Social Medicine and Humanities

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LA Social Science interviewed Dr. Helena Hansen, an MD, Ph.D. psychiatrist-anthropologist, Professor and Chair of Research Theme in Translational Social Science and Health Equity, as well as Associate Director of the Center for Social Medicine…

LA Social Science Book Series Examining Everyday Forms of Racial Categorization in Puerto Rico with Professor Rebecca Jean Emigh

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In the new book entitled How Everyday Forms of Racial Categorization Survived Imperialist Censuses in Puerto Rico, UCLA Professor Rebecca Jean Emigh, Patricia Ahmed, and Dylan Riley examine the history of racial classifications in Puerto…

LA Social Science 2022 Summer Courses for UCLA Department of Communication – Enroll Today!

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LA Social Science wants to highlight some of the summer courses being offered within the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA. The Department of Communication offers an outstanding summer program. The classes featured during sessions A and…

Register for Tomorrow’s “Neoclassic or New Classics? Challenges, Debates, Perspectives” Roundtable by the UCLA Program in Experimental Theory

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Organized and moderated by Professor Giulia Sissa (Classics, Political Science, Comparative Literature – UCLA). Follow this link to register to attend online with Zoom on May 31 starting at 9am. “Decolonizing Classics” is a…


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By Jose Garcia, Policy Fellow at the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute This spring, the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute (UCLA LPPI) awarded its inaugural round of applied policy research grants to six teams of Latino…

LA Social Science Presents “Conversations with Changemakers” Featuring Dr. Raúl Hinojosa Discussing the Recent Conference Commemorating 25 Years of UCLA NAID Center’s Research & Innovation

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LA Social Science recently interviewed Dr. Raúl Hinojosa, an Associate Professor in the UCLA Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies and Founding Director of the North American Integration and Development Center (NAID), about…

CSW’s 2022 Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award

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Join the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) for a special virtual event on Wednesday, May 18th to honor the center's accomplishments, student award recipients, and this year's Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award honoree. FEATURING…


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