“The underlying theory is identical for all conspiracy theories,” says UCLA professor Timothy Tangherlini.
Supported by a grant from the NEH, curators will draw from multiple collections that help tell the story of Mexican-American lives from 1940 through the present day.
A project showcasing 58 UCLA-held collections of field recordings opens a window to a multitude of global music traditions.
At a UCLA Luskin Lecture Series event, historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz explored the roots and consequences of America’s “gun love.”
Sociology professor Abigal Saguy explores the history of this term, from the earliest days of the gay rights movement, to today, when it has been adopted by other movements.
Academic librarians from across the nation will participate in a three-week session in July featuring lectures, panels, workshops and field trips.
Project allows the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive, which has championed the study of music from all over the world, to share its experience with other institutions.
‘On Display in the Walled City’ runs until March 8, 2020 and features 38 objects from the British Empire Exhibition staged almost a century ago.
When fathers are involved in the care of their children, men and women are more upset about infidelities, according to the UCLA-led cross-cultural research.
The internationally renowned scholar and composer of African music died on March 13 at his home in Legon, near Accra, the capital of his native Ghana.
“India’s Subterranean Stepwells: Photographs by Victoria Lautman” showcases the massive water storage systems and runs May 5 through Oct. 20.
Archaeologist Jo Anne Van Tilburg, who will be on “60 Minutes” April 21, continues to seek insight from the statues and for the living descendants of their makers.
“Guatemalan Masks: Selections from the Jim and Jeanne Pieper Collection” is an exhibition of 80 remarkable carved wooden faces depicting animals, folk personae, and historic figures.
“Dressed with Distinction: Garments from Ottoman Syria” features a collection assembled by David and Elizabeth Reisbord and will be on view March 17 through Aug. 18.
“Inheritance: Recent Video Art from Africa,” features the work of three artists and opens Feb. 17 and will remain on view through July 28.
Grand re-opening celebration to feature “Documenting the Sounds of Africa,” a free day-long symposium and concert.
The event marks the 50th anniversary of the UCLA Institute of American Cultures and its four ethnic studies centers.
The exhibition of portraits by Pableaux Johnson showcase Second Line Parades, the jubilant processions organized by African American social aid and pleasure clubs.
Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, gives $5.5 million to support Documenting Global Voices.
“Summoning the Ancestors” explores a comprehensive collection of bronzes — 76 bells and 73 ǫfǫ (small objects derived from wooden staffs of power).
UCLA group presents “LA Escena,” the city’s first Hispanic classical theater festival Sept. 21–23.
California Preservation Foundation recognized the Clark for preserving its treasured aesthetic while upgrading for safety and accessibility.
“World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean,” an exhibition that challenges fixed and familiar notions of places like Africa, opens Oct. 21.
“South of No North: Gato Negro Ediciones,” is a dynamic installation of risograph prints and runs until Dec. 9.
The show of works from the permanent collection runs until Sept. 9.