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The UCLA team behind the Digital Florentine Codex

UCLA Magazine delves into the team of UCLA alumni and professors who played an instrumental role in creating the Getty Digital Florentine Codex. The entire 16th-century encyclopedia of Indigenous Mexican knowledge and culture is now easily accessible worldwide for the first time in its history.

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Workshop in Oaxaca immerses L.A. teachers in Indigenous Mexican culture

Latin American Institute summer program prepares K–12 instructors to bring new knowledge into their classrooms.

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Jorge Marturano brings a broader perspective to Caribbean culture

Under the leadership of literary scholar Jorge Marturano, the Program on Caribbean Studies has explored the region through the web of relationships that connect Carbibbean nations with Central and South America, including their shared Afro Descendant culture.

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Q&A with Susanna Hecht, winner of the 2023 Brunn Award in Geography

The director of the Center for Brazilian Studies receives the Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography on March 24. In honor of the occasion, Hecht answers questions about the award, her research and the current state of Amazon rainforest.

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Reflexiones sobre la violencia en México de cara a las elecciones presidenciales

Challenges Facing Mexico's Next President Seminar Series | Event in Spanish

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UNTIL I FIND YOU

Disappeared Children and Coercive Adoptions in Guatemala
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The UCLA team behind the Digital Florentine Codex

UCLA Magazine delves into the team of UCLA alumni and professors who played an instrumental role in creating the Getty Digital Florentine Codex. The entire 16th-century encyclopedia of Indigenous Mexican knowledge and culture is now easily accessible worldwide for the first time in its history.

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Workshop in Oaxaca immerses L.A. teachers in Indigenous Mexican culture

Latin American Institute summer program prepares K–12 instructors to bring new knowledge into their classrooms.

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Jorge Marturano brings a broader perspective to Caribbean culture

Under the leadership of literary scholar Jorge Marturano, the Program on Caribbean Studies has explored the region through the web of relationships that connect Carbibbean nations with Central and South America, including their shared Afro Descendant culture.

Photo for Q&A with Susanna Hecht, winner...

Q&A with Susanna Hecht, winner of the 2023 Brunn Award in Geography

The director of the Center for Brazilian Studies receives the Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography on March 24. In honor of the occasion, Hecht answers questions about the award, her research and the current state of Amazon rainforest.

The UCLA Latin American Institute is a vital regional, national, and international resource on Latin America. Since its founding in 1959, the LAI has equipped generations of leaders, professionals, and students with the information and skills required for understanding the vast and complex region of Latin America. The LAI supports research by funding grants and foreign-language instruction, and disseminates recent scholarship through conferences, workshops, public programs, teacher training, and publications.

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