I'm an anthropologist studying creative uses of technology, alternative intellectual property, music, and soundscapes.
This blog is also a space for experiments in sound studies, studio biographies, and ethnography as I conduct my fieldwork in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Category Archives: Academic
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
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
I’m excited to be co-organizing this conference with Ameeth Vijay and C.J. Gordon!
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