Dyson's seminal Writing Superheroes, and how children process violence and power, is considered in a new light as children consume media in this time of social isolation.
Through Oluale Kossola's telling of his story as the "last" slave in America, Hurston captures the voice of the suppressed while foisting a mirror up to modernity.
What a graphic narrative like Lissa achieves in terms of conceptual and communicative clarity should be valued equally alongside what a journal article written in academic prose achieves in terms of terminological precision and density of data.
There's really nothing quite like this in other collections of "primitive" art, or even in the grand narrative painting from the European tradition.
The African "dialogues" with Western culture, as twisted here to suit the purposes of those exposed to it, reflects the wider idea of "dialectics" between filmmakers and subjects.
Scholar Judith May Fathallah's work blurs lines between author and ethnographer, fan experiences and genre TV storytelling.