Monthly Archives: July 2021

Mural pays respect to remains of women found near the U.S.-Mexico border

Published: July 30, 2021

UCLA Professor Maite Zubiaurre led the creation of an art installation and virtual map honoring female migrants who died in Pima County, Arizona, near the U.S.–Mexico border from January 2001 through May 2021.  Her remarkable work has been featured in a UCLA Newsroom article. Read the full article HERE.        

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Professor Barbara Fuchs Receives the “Ñ” Award from the Instituto Cervantes!

Published: July 13, 2021

UCLA Spanish & Portuguese Department Professor Barbara Fuchs has been selected as the first winner of the “Ñ” Award, a distinction recently launched by the Instituto Cervantes to mark the thirtieth anniversary of its founding. The purpose of the award is to recognize individuals or legal entities with an outstanding record in the international dissemination…

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