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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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Newly digitized Florentine Codex reveals Aztec culture, language

Scholars from the UCLA Latin American Institute are celebrating Getty's release of the digital version of the Florentine Codex, an unparalleled repository of 16th-century Indigenous Mexican knowledge and culture.


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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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Bilingual and bicultural migrant students bring assets, not deficits, to their educations

A webinar series on education of children who grow up on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border has created a unique resource for teachers, social workers and policy makers looking to learn more about this unique youth cohort.


Image for Military dictatorship in Brazil pushes political class to accept mass mobilization

Military dictatorship in Brazil pushes political class to accept mass mobilization

At a book talk for "Until the Storm Passes" about the Brazilian dictatorship of 1964–1985, author Bryan Pitts said the malleability of the Brazilian political class has made it possible for Brazilian democracy to become more representative over the past several decades.


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Report documents violence against Central American migrants at U.S.-Mexican border

Using quantitative and qualitative data, the report's analysis finds unprecedented violence against migrants in six northern Mexican border states and four southwestern U.S. border states during the period January 1, 2021–June 30, 2022.


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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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Kelly Lytle Hernández on her new book, "Bad Mexicans"

“‘Bad Mexicans' tells the story of how the magonistas built their social movement here in the United States... [and the] cross-border counterinsurgency campaign that tried to stop them,” said historian Kelly Lytle Hernández at a recent Center for Mexican Studies event.


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Fieldwork in Guatemala sheds light on global health work

“It was a really great first-hand experience to see how a public health program is implemented in a country with limited resources and hard-to-reach communities,” said Mia Giordano of her fieldwork in Guatemala last summer.


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Image for The UCLA team behind the Digital Florentine Codex

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.


Image for Newly digitized Florentine Codex reveals Aztec culture, language

Newly digitized Florentine Codex reveals Aztec culture, language

Scholars from the UCLA Latin American Institute are celebrating Getty's release of the digital version of the Florentine Codex, an unparalleled repository of 16th-century Indigenous Mexican knowledge and culture.


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

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.


Image for Bilingual and bicultural migrant students bring assets, not deficits, to their educations

Bilingual and bicultural migrant students bring assets, not deficits, to their educations

A webinar series on education of children who grow up on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border has created a unique resource for teachers, social workers and policy makers looking to learn more about this unique youth cohort.


Image for Military dictatorship in Brazil pushes political class to accept mass mobilization

Military dictatorship in Brazil pushes political class to accept mass mobilization

At a book talk for "Until the Storm Passes" about the Brazilian dictatorship of 1964–1985, author Bryan Pitts said the malleability of the Brazilian political class has made it possible for Brazilian democracy to become more representative over the past several decades.


Image for Report documents violence against Central American migrants at U.S.-Mexican border

Report documents violence against Central American migrants at U.S.-Mexican border

Using quantitative and qualitative data, the report's analysis finds unprecedented violence against migrants in six northern Mexican border states and four southwestern U.S. border states during the period January 1, 2021–June 30, 2022.


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

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.


Image for Kelly Lytle Hernández on her new book, "Bad Mexicans"

Kelly Lytle Hernández on her new book, "Bad Mexicans"

“‘Bad Mexicans' tells the story of how the magonistas built their social movement here in the United States... [and the] cross-border counterinsurgency campaign that tried to stop them,” said historian Kelly Lytle Hernández at a recent Center for Mexican Studies event.


Image for Fieldwork in Guatemala sheds light on global health work

Fieldwork in Guatemala sheds light on global health work

“It was a really great first-hand experience to see how a public health program is implemented in a country with limited resources and hard-to-reach communities,” said Mia Giordano of her fieldwork in Guatemala last summer.


235 Records Found
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