Lisa Kahn

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Lisa Kahn is a Class of 2018 graduate of UCLA with a major in History and a minor in Film, Television, and Media Studies. At UCLA, she completed an undergraduate honors thesis that compared the development of and the relationship between Jewish American and Black American feminisms during the 1970s. In addition to her studies, Lisa also participated as a tech director, scene director, actress, improver, and producer of UCLA's LCC Theatre Company for three years. She has interned in the archive department of 20th Century Fox Studios and the Center for the Study of Political Graphics. In the Fall, she plans to apply for Masters of Library and Informational Studies programs and pursue her dream to become an archivist.

Blog Posts

Photography then, photography now

A Picture and A Thousand Words

by Lisa Kahn

I have more or less thought that contemporary photo culture was a bit over-the-top. But I have a newfound appreciation for people’s obsession with taking photos of everything. I’m not fully letting go of my criticism of its ability to deceive--but rather than thinking of photography as cheapened, I am now choosing to appreciate its democratic value.

Topics: Jewish History
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J.A.P. - Jewish American ... Proletariat?

by Lisa Kahn

I am not, by an stretch of the imagination, a princess, dripping in designer merch after swiping my dad’s credit card. My mom grew up in an a working-class home with four sisters and was raised almost solely by her mother.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lisa Kahn." (Viewed on July 23, 2019) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/lisa-kahn>.

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