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Rena Lubin

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Headshot for Rena Lubin, JWA Oral History intern for summer 2018.

Rena Lubin is a graduating senior at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, with a major in Religious Studies and a minor in History. Rena has a passion for preservation, curation, and education; she has worked as an intern specializing in digitization at the Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, continues to serve as the Exhibits and Global Education Coordinator for UNC Asheville’s Center for Diversity Education, and is working toward a career in public history. She is dedicated to making history more accessible and inclusive, giving volume to the individual voice and experience that is often left out of the narrative. Rena is also a huge fan of the Harry Potter series, an avid re-watcher of the Kennedy-Nixon presidential debates, and an aficionado of 90s drama TV shows.

Blog posts

Willow Season 6

In Willow's Defense

From my initial pre-teen viewing of Buffy the Vampire Slayer with my mom, to the countless times I have revisited the series since, I have always adored Willow Rosenberg, Buffy’s Jewish best friend who is lovable, dorky, and consistently overshadowed by the dramatic fight scenes, the messy romances, and everything having to do with Buffy Summers. That is, until the infamous sixth season when her witchy powers become her downfall.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Rena Lubin." (Viewed on November 14, 2018) <>.


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