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Fisher-Bennett Hall 118
Fisher-Bennett Hall 313

JS Wu is a scholar and artist thinking about race and media. Her dissertation titled "The Animating Inbetween: Productions of Race in Contemporary Animation" studies the transfer of human life, via labor, into animated characters to elaborate upon posthumanist and new media theories of the human body conceived through its relationship to technology. Her scholarly writing has been published in ASAP/j and Animation Studies.  She maintains an art practice working in film, animation, comics, and a variety of paper-based media. Her work as a storyboard artist can also be seen in Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You (2018) and the works of Jaamil Olawale Kosoko. Her graphic essay "Yellow Faces" was published in The Believer Issue 139. 

Courses Taught

spring 2024

fall 2021