A ‘giant in the mariachi world,’ Cano was instrumental in the study of Mexican music at UCLA.
Peter B. Hammond passed away on October 4. Professor Hammond joined the UCLA Department of Anthropology in 1981 and was the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships and a very highly regarded instructor. He conducted research, principally in Africa, as well as Cuba and the Caribbean.
A representative of the "Dream Generation," grant recipient Francisco López-Flores will graduate from UCLA this December.
The UCLA International Institute offers flexible area studies programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
The impressive roster of graduate students come from different regions of Brazil and are studying a broad array of disciplines.