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UC Berkeley's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is providing education in a beautiful setting by partnering with Taheima Wellness Resort & Spa on the Mexican Riviera Nayarit to host a series of week-long educational programs. The program's new season kicks off with a week-long seminar entitled "Cultural Legacies: Mexico Across Borders" November 13-20, 2010. The program combines academic programs with relaxation.
The "Cultural Legacies: Mexico Across Borders" program explores the cultural connection between Mexico and the United States. The week begins with the Mexican premiere of "The Storm that Swept Mexico," and follows with seminars, film screenings, lecture/debates, music, and field trips that focus on the history and legacy of the Mexican revolution and the work of artists on both sides of the border that reflects and defines the nation's cultural history. Faculty for this program include
Ray Telles, an independent film maker and UC Berkeley adjunct professor of Ethnic Studies; Annice Jacoby, author and producer; Alex Saragoza, UC Berkeley historian and former director of the University of California's Latin American Center in Mexico City, and Salvador Leetoy, Communication and International Relations faculty member at the Tecnológico de Monterrey.