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Eric Herhuth, Film Studies

Eric Herhuth

Director of Film Studies
Assistant Professor of Communication
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

  • Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination: Animation, Storytelling, and Digital Culture, Berkeley: University of California Press (forthcoming, 2017).
  • “The Politics of Animation and the Animation of Politics,” Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal 11.1 (March 2016): 4–22.
  • “Life, Love, and Programming: The Culture and Politics of WALL-E and Pixar Computer-Animation,” Cinema Journal 53.4 (Summer 2014): 53–75.