UCLA anthropology professor Jason De León is raising awareness about the stories of the people who migrate across the Sonoran Desert between Mexico and the U.S.
Shannon Speed, director of UCLA’s American Indian Studies Center, notes that for the first time there are mainstream calls to finally address structural inequality.
A UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy report tracks the state’s history of restricting and expanding the franchise.
Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, 67, passionate advocate for honesty about the incarceration of Japanese Americans
Hirabayashi was the first professor in the United States to hold an endowed chair focused on the wartime confinement of Japanese Americans.
Marcus Hunter, UCLA professor of sociology and African American studies, collaborated on the draft of a recently introduced congressional resolution.
A new Latin American Institute workshop aims to help teachers inspire their students to think about how history gets written.
In this Q&A, historian Brenda Stevenson helps explain the special relevance the holiday commemorating the end of slavery has this year.
The Outfest UCLA Legacy Project — the world’s largest publicly accessible collection of LGBTQ films — contains some 41,000 irreplaceable items of motion picture history.
As professors were forced to change how they teach, the Fiat Lux seminars provided a platform to also change what they taught to help students understand the crisis.
UCLA scholars like Darnell Hunt, Robin D.G. Kelley and Kimberlé Crenshaw, among others, have shared their knowledge with media to help people understand what’s happening.
Faculty leaders voice their support for those fighting to end state violence against people of color
The heads of academic units dedicated to social justice renew their commitment to ensuring their research, teaching and service are not complicit with the expansion of the police state.
Zach Rutland, who is on track to graduate in June with his master’s in library and information science, has interned at the Skid Row History Museum & Archive.
Professors and alumni played a big role in bringing the stories of America’s most diverse ethnic group to the small screen.
Stein, director of UCLA's Leve Center for Jewish Studies, is well known for her scholarship, writing and teaching in the field.
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.
Ellen DuBois’ “Suffrage: Women’s Long Battle for the Vote” is timed to celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment
Ellen Scott is working on a book about depictions of slavery in movies and a chronicle of Black female film critics.
Ifill is the president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
In this Q&A, the honorary Academy Award winner discusses how the movement originated and shares how his experiences at UCLA shaped his career.
The Nickoll Family Professor of History will deliver the 127th Faculty Research Lecture at UCLA on Oct. 30.
‘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.
UCLA’s Monica Smith tracks the ways metropolitan hubs in different parts of the world emerged unrelated to one another, but in similar forms.
Jamison, distinguished professor and of Asian languages and cultures and also Indo-European studies, will deliver UCLA’s 126th Faculty Research Lecture Wednesday, April 3.
“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.
In her latest book, UCLA’s Kara Cooney notes how a ruler’s gender matters far less than whose agendas are served.