Monthly Archives: November 2021

S&P alum Willivaldo Delgadillo wins award for book based on UCLA dissertation

Published: November 23, 2021

Willivaldo Delgadillo has been awarded the Premio Guillermo Rousset Banda for his book Fabular Juárez: marcos de guerra, memoria y los foros por venir, published in Ciudad Juárez in 2020 by Brown Buffalo Press and the Instituto para la Ciudad y los Derechos Humanos. The Rousset Banda prize is awarded annually by the Universidad Autónoma de…

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The short documentary Aguilas (Kristy Guevara-Flanagan & Maite Zubiaurre, 2021) is now part of the IDA Shortlist for Best Documentary Short!

Published: November 4, 2021

Aguilas is on the New Yorker short documentary platform and will screen on PBS’s Oscar and Emmy-award-winning documentary series POV on December 6. Aguilas is eligible for the Oscar nomination list. Aguilas has been admitted into numerous festivals and has won 8 awards so far (see list below): 1.Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2021, Missoula, MN, February…

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Juliana Espinal wins award for her Ph.D. dissertation

Published: November 4, 2021

Assistant Adjunct Professor and Faculty Fellow Juliana Espinal was recently awarded the prize for best doctoral thesis in her field of specialization for the period 2019-2021 by the Asociación de Colombianistas. Dr. Espinal defended her dissertation, titled “De forma oblicua: representaciones de la violencia paramilitar en la Colombia del siglo XXI,” at UCLA in Spring 2021. The prize…

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