Category Archives: Academic

Talk at Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro

I’m looking forward to giving this talk at Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. I feel especially honored to present at one of Brazil’s oldest social anthropology departments and the first with a graduate program. Thank you PPGAS … Continue reading

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Critical Karaoke at EMPLA

Bringing together academics, musicians, and critics, this year’s EMP Pop Conference is happening right now simultaneously in Seattle, Cleveland (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame), New York, New Orleans, and Los Angeles. The localization lends itself to the “Locals Only: … Continue reading

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The materialities of sampling: a lecture

Tomorrow I’m thrilled to be guest lecturing for Wendy Hsu‘s class on Digital Music-Cultures at Occidental College. Wendy is a Fellow at the Center for Digital Learning and Research. As part of her series on Digital Ethnography, she recently wrote … Continue reading

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Urban Speculations & Contested Geographies

I’m excited to be co-organizing this conference with Ameeth Vijay and C.J. Gordon!

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The Elizabethan Book Pirates

A month or so ago, the Social Science Research Council published the epic report, Media Piracy in Emerging Economies. It’s distributed under a Consumer Dilemma license, part of which states that it’s: US$8 for non-commercial use in high-income countries—a list … Continue reading

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