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Professor Shu-mei Shih Acquires Leadership Role in ACLA

Published: April 15, 2019

By: Megan Reusche Shu-mei Shih, Professor of Asian Languages & Cultures, Comparative Literature, and Asian American Studies, has been elected second vice-president of the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA). Founded…

Silence is the Failure To Do Things with Words

Published: March 25, 2019

Free speech scholar Rae Langton presented the inaugural UCLA Distinguished Lecture in Philosophy Ellen Evaristo | March 19, 2019 While delivering her vision of how we might “reimagine free speech,” philosopher Rae…

UCLA Receives Two New Endowments for Iranian Studies

Published: February 1, 2019

UCLA Iranian Studies and the Pourdavoud Center are proud to announce two new endowments, the Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Contemporary Iranian Studies and the Morvarid Guiv Graduate…

Laure Murat roils the #MeToo debate in France

Published: December 26, 2018

UCLA International Institute, November 7, 2018 — Director of the UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies and Professor of French, Laure Murat has published a new book: “Une révolution…