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Josh Kun, new MacArthur fellow: We use food and music to draw boundaries, but also cross them

Josh Kun was awarded the MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship for his work as a cultural historian, using ephemera and pop culture artifacts to explore who we — particularly we Angelenos — are. Kun, a professor at USC, is the author of the books “To Live and Dine in L.A.” and “Songs in the Key of Los...
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Josh Kun, new MacArthur fellow: We use food and music to draw boundaries, but also cross them

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Greenspace

Josh Kun was awarded the MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship for his work as a cultural historian, using ephemera and pop culture artifacts to explore who we — particularly we Angelenos — are. Kun, a professor at USC, is the author of the...

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