Exchanging ideas through música

Published: November 2, 2015

Ely Guerra, an internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter from Mexico, showed the UCLA community last week why her artistic activism on behalf of women, indigenous people and environmental issues has captivated residents living on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border and elsewhere.

As the first Mexican woman to be appointed to a UC Regents’ Lectureship at UCLA, Guerra spent Oct. 20-22 at UCLA to meet with students and scholars; participate in a discussion in a Spanish class studying Mexican cultures through literature, film and music; and give a free concert to a capacity audience in Schoenberg Hall.

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