Archives for April 2018

Gender And Sexuality In The Animated Films Of Walt Disney and Hayao Miyazaki (Hiroko Miyashita)

The following is the first installment of a three-part series. Hayao Miyazaki and Walt Disney are the two best-known and world famous directors in the history of animated film. Despite Miyazaki and Disney’s differences in style, themes, and approach when making animated films, both are extremely popular both in the…

The Dance At The Barnes (Ayala Sella)

The following essay was originally written in September 2009. In May 2012, almost nine decades after its opening, the Barnes Foundation closed its doors in Merion, Pennsylvania, and the collection was moved to a new facility on the Benjamin Franklin Highway in downtown Philadelphia. The story of the Barnes Foundation…