USC Annenberg Professor and 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant winner Josh Kun (right) listens to Norman Lear (left) after a program honoring Kun's winning of the grant.
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Annenberg in Photos: USC Annenberg celebrates MacArthur 'genius grant' recipient Josh Kun

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Professor and cultural historian Josh Kun was selected as a 2016 fellow of the MacArthur Foundation. The prestigious fellowship, known informally as the “genius grant,” provides each recipient with a $625,000 “no strings attached” award over five years. Kun is one of 23 fellows selected this year by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. 

Kun was honored with a program and reception at Wallis Annenberg Hall on November 22, 2016.

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Josh Kun MacArthur Genius Grant Reception

I've lived in Los Angeles, London, UK, New York for a New York minute, and a tiny place called Texas.  I've been creating moving and still images for almost 20 years now but the best project I've ever worked on was Erroll Morris' The Fog of War, which won an Oscar for best documentary...

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