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Recent Honors for UCLA History Professors

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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,…

LA Social Science 2021 Summer Course Previews: Careers in Communication with Professor Johnson

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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 Division of Social Sciences Premieres “Movements for Social Justice” Video [UPDATED]

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Just one day after a Minnesota jury took the unusual step of convicting a white police officer for the hyper-mediated, brutal killing of an unarmed Black man, police officers shot and killed another unarmed Black man in North Carolina. And these…

UCLA Big Data and Politics Seminar Series: Legislative Communication and Power on Friday, April 30

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UCLA Big Data and Politics Seminar Series Legislative Communication and Power: Measuring Leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives from Social Media Daniel Ebanks ABD, California Institue of Technology R. Michael Alvarez Professor,…

Special Issue of American Indian Studies Culture and Research Journal Focuses on COVID-19 and Indigenous Peoples

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Dr. Randall Akee along with Dr. Stephanie Russo Carroll, and Dr. Chandra Ford, guest-edited a special issue of the American Indian Culture and Research Journal (AICRJ), entitled, "COVID-19 and Indigenous Peoples: Impact of and Response to…

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…