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UCLA Professors Contribute to LA Mayor’s Office Civic Memory Working Group Report

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In November 2019, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti's Office Civic Memory Working Group convened its first meeting consisting of 40 historians, indigenous elders and scholars, architects, artists, curators, designers, and other civic and cultural leaders.…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Department of Communication Summer Courses

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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…

LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Chicana/o and Central American Studies Summer Courses

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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…

LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Introduction to American Indian Studies with Professor Bordeaux

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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…

UCLA Professor Eric Avila Discusses Infrastructure and Racial Equity with The New York Times and NPR

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Dr. Eric Avila, UCLA Professor of History, Chicana/o and Central American Studies, and Urban Planning, was recently featured in The New York Times and NPR to discuss infrastructure and racial equity in light of President Biden's new plan, which…

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

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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…