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Eric Herhuth Assistant Professor Department of Communication Tulane University

Eric Herhuth

421 Newcomb Hall


University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Ph.D.


Research Interests

  • Animation and Film Studies
  • Aesthetics and Politics
  • Film Theory
  • Media Theory
  • Modernity and Globalization

Selected Publications

“Overloading, Incongruity, Animation: A Theory of Caricature and Caricatural Logic in Contemporary Media,” Theory & Event 21.3 (July 2018). 

Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination: Animation, Storytelling, and Digital Culture, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017). 

“The Politics of Animation and the Animation of Politics,” Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal 11.1 (March 2016): 4–22. 



The History of Animation

Digital Cinema

Spectacular Cinema