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Nahuatl Conference

The two-day event features an academic conference at UCLA on May 4 and a cultural festival in downtown LA on May 5.

Friday, May 04, 2018
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Charles E. Young Grand Salon
Kerckhoff Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

This conference is brought to you by an alliance of the Latin American Centers at UCLA, Stanford University, and the University of Utah to promote the study of Nahuatl, with the participation of the Instituto de Docencia e Investigación Etnólogica de Zacatecas (IDIEZ). Thirteen international scholars, including three native-language speakers of Nahuatl from Veracruz, will present their research on Nahuatl language and culture.

The conference will be in Nahuatl, Spanish, and English.

Schedule at a Glance:

8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration and Coffee
9:00 am – 9:30 am Opening Ceremony and Remarks; Kevin Terraciano
9:30 am – 11:00 am Explorando y conociendo nuestra cultura Nahua
11: 00 am – 12 noon Nuevos Recursos para el estudio
12 noon – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Estudios sobre los variantes del idioma nahuatl
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Los Nahatlaca en los tiempos antiguos y coloniales
3:30 pm- 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm- 4:45 pm Nuevas investigaciones por los estudiantes
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks

Please register at: https://ucla.in/2Er4UhA

Conference organized and sponsored by the Western Alliance for Nahuatl with partial funding from a Title VI/NRC Grant from the United States Department of Education.

Cost: Free & Registration required

For more information please contact

Jennifer Lainez Tel: 310-825-4571

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Mexican Studies, UCLA International Institute, Spanish and Portuguese, Department of History, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies, Chicano Studies Research Center, University of Utah Latin American Center, Stanford University Latin American Center, UCLA American Indian Studies Center, UCLA Nahuatl Club


UCLA is a tobacco-free campus. No overnight camping permitted. No smoking allowed. UCLA is a smoke-free campus effective April 2013. AISA, UCLA, and the 2016 Pow Wow Committee are not responsible for any accidents, theft, property damage, or injury.


May 04 - 05 2018


8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Kerckhoff Hall


UCLA Latin American Institute