Bridges Academy: Animation's Rise in Illustrating Childhood

Bridges Academy: Animation's Rise in Illustrating Childhood

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Date and Time

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Degheri Alumni Center

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Join USD senior Karissa Valencia as she shares her thesis research on animation's early development as a children's media genre. Focusing on top American distributors Walt Disney, Hannah-Barbera and Fleischer Bros, Valencia will explore their use of animation from its first exhibition in the 1930s through the transition to television in the 1960s. Valencia will provide a comprehensive look at film history, television, and childhood, question the stigma of mediocrity in the animation medium, and explore the changing meaning of childhood and family.

For ages 55 and up.

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Degheri Alumni Center 228
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4724
Fax: (619) 260-4790

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