"How LA Invented the World": Urban Planner Eric Avila on Zócalo Public Square Panel

"How LA Invented the World": Urban Planner Eric Avila on Zócalo Public Square Panel

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Mon, 11/21/2011 - 10:29am

Eric Avila, Associate Professor of Chicana/o Studies, History and Urban Planning, recently appeared on Zócalo Public Square as a panelist to discuss the topic "How Los Angeles Created the Good Life," moderated by Tom Crow of the Institute of Fine Arts and art historian at New York University.

The Nov. 19 panel was part of calo Public Square's half-day conference "exploring how Los Angeles’ unique culture was built and how it spread to the rest of the world."

The panel also included Kirse Granat May, author of Golden State, Golden Youth: The California Image in Popular Culture, and, Jennifer Watts, curator of photographs at The Huntington Library. 

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Eric Avila, Associate Professor of Chicana/o Studies, History and Urban Planning, recently appeared on Zócalo Public Square as a panelist to discuss the topic "How Los Angeles Created the Good Life," moderated by Tom Crow of the Institute of Fine Arts and art historian at New York University.