This website is made possible by generous donations from users just like you. $18 helps keep JWA online for one day.  Please consider making a gift to JWA today!
Close [x]

 

You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Lisa Kahn

Lisa Kahn headshot
Full image
Headshot for blogger and JWA encyclopedia intern, Lisa Kahn (2018)

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

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: History
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 3 Promo

J.A.P. - Jewish American ... Proletariat?

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.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Lisa Kahn." (Viewed on December 16, 2018) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/lisa-kahn>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

The JWA Podcast

listen now

Poll

How do you prefer your latkes?

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Twitter

17 hr
in 1913, poet Muriel Rukeyser was born. She famously wrote, "What would happen if one woman told the tru… https://t.co/aiUdT18S5h
1 day
From : An exploration of how lead the charge in the fight for a free press. https://t.co/c8CeZKmDF3