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Animating African History: Digital and Visual Trends 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources
Paula CallusPaula Callus

The animated moving image is conventionally thought of as sitting within the chronicles of European and American cinema. Consequently, animation in Africa garnered very little attention as these narratives were emerging. In addition, the hegemonic accounts of key figures such as Disney or Warner Brothers have tended to frame the discussion of animation as a form associated with the genre of children’s content and unworthy of serious academic attention. This has positioned animation somewhat on the periphery of academic discourse of the histories of the moving image, as animation studies scholars such as Gehman, Reinke, and Furniss have noted.... ...

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