Then & Now

Reimagining the American West: A Conversation with Autry Museum CEO Stephen Aron

June 29, 2021 UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy Episode 46
Then & Now
Reimagining the American West: A Conversation with Autry Museum CEO Stephen Aron
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Then & Now
Reimagining the American West: A Conversation with Autry Museum CEO Stephen Aron
Jun 29, 2021 Episode 46
UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy

This week’s episode features Stephen Aron, outgoing UCLA historian and incoming CEO of the Autry Museum of the American West. Dr. Aron discussed the origins and persistence of the idea of the Western “frontier” in the American imagination, his approach to cultural “convergence” in the West, and his vision for the Autry Museum’s role in Los Angeles and the West today.



Show Notes

This week’s episode features Stephen Aron, outgoing UCLA historian and incoming CEO of the Autry Museum of the American West. Dr. Aron discussed the origins and persistence of the idea of the Western “frontier” in the American imagination, his approach to cultural “convergence” in the West, and his vision for the Autry Museum’s role in Los Angeles and the West today.