The UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC) is the central hub to four ethnic studies centers- American Indian Studies Center, Asian American Studies Center, Bunche Center for African American Studies, and Chicano Studies Research Center. Together, the IAC and the four centers work to increase understanding of the emerging social and cultural realities in America through innovative research, events, fellowships, scholarship, grants, and civic engagement. In 2019, the IAC and the centers will mark their historic 50th anniversary during UCLA's centennial year.
UCLA Institute of American Cultures
IAC's latest calendar of events through the end of spring quarter here.
The UCLA Institute of American Cultures (IAC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Kelly Lytle Hernandez has been named director of the UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, effective July 2019. Learn more.
Asian American Studies Center
American Indian Studies Center
Message from the Vice Provost
Chicano Studies Research Center
Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies