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Bryce J. Peake
bpeake@uoregon.edu School of Journalism & Communication, University of Oregon http://the-political-ear.com EDUCATION PhD in Communication Studies, cognate in Historical Anthropology- University of Oregon Graduate certificates in Womens’ & Gender Studies and New Media & Culture Dissertation: Listening as technology in British Gibraltar, 1930-2014 Exam areas: Cultural studies, historical anthropology – passed with distinction Committee: Carol Stabile (Communication & Women’s and Gender Studies), Biswarup Sen (Communication), Aletta Biersack (History & Anthropology), Jonathan Sterne (External member- Communication & Sound Studies) MA in Cultural Production (Anthropology & Philosophy)- Brandeis University Thesis: “Social Imaginary and Social Imagination (a psychosemiotic ethnography of politics and terror in the Toronto Zombie Walk)” Committee: Mark Auslander (Chair- Anthropology), Ellen Schattschneider (Anthropology, Women’s & Gender Studies), Andreas Teuber (Philosophy). BMus in Music Performance- Composition & Double Bass- Eastern Illinois University Minor in Anthropology SPECIALIZATIONS Feminist Cultural Studies; Sound Studies; International Communication; Historiography; Hip Hop & Jazz; Globalization, Empire, Coloniality; Racialized & Class Masculinity(s); Space & Place; Format & Aesthetics; Cultural History GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS External Fellowships, Scholarships, & Awards 2012 Social Science Research Council Dissertation Prospectus Development Fellowship 2012 Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC) Fellowship 2012 Shirley J. Gold Scholarship, American Federation of Teachers 2011 Open Education Research Faculty Fellow in Anthropology, Lane Community College 2010 HASTAC Fellowship 2010 Research Institute & Grant- Walter Benjamin: images, optics modernity, Center for Culture and Global Communication, Northwestern University 2010 Conference Scholarship, Museum Computer Network 2009 National Science Foundation Research Fellowship & Summer Institute, National Museum of Natural History 2009 Best Graduate Student Presentation, “Sounding Identity in Gozitan Restaurants,” Greater Boston Anthropology Consortium



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Internal Grants & Prizes 2012 Columbia Scholarship, School of Journalism & Communication 2012 Travel Grant, School of Journalism & Communication 2012 Funding for conference development, Gender, race, culture, history from Dean of Students, Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, School of Journalism and Communication, Center for the Study of Women in Society, Women & Gender Studies Dept., Dept. of Anthropology 2011 Summer Research Grant for “Silence & Erasure: A Queer of Color Critique of postcolonial listening in Gibraltar,” Center for the Study of Women in Society 2011 Research Interest Group Development Grant (Gender & New Media), Center for the Study of Women in Society 2011 Luther Cressman Prize for Best Graduate Paper in Anthropology, “Linguistic Ecology and the Soundscape of Main Street, Gibraltar” 2011 Conference Travel Grant to Consoling Passions- Sydney, AUS, Center for the Study of Women in Society 2010 Graduate School Research Award for “Benjamin’s materialist theology of technology and language” 2010 Malcolm McFee Award for Best Graduate Paper, “A Ethnosemiotic Analysis of a Sioux Elk Whistle” 2009 Master’s Award for top MA research and presentation, Brandeis University 2009 Outstanding Teaching Fellow Award, Brandeis University 2008 Talented Photojournalist Award, Eastern Illinois University 2008 Education Scholar Award for Academic Performance, Eastern Illinois University 2005 Top University Big Band Performance, Elmhurst Jazz Festival, Elmhurst, IL 2004 Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, Illinois Central College (Community College) PUBLICATIONS Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles Bryce Peake, “Language, Listening, and Colonialism on Main Street, Gibraltar,” Communication & Critical/Cultural Studies 9, no. 2 (2012): 171-190 Bryce Peake, “Atomic imaginings and internal enemies at the Toronto Zombie Walk,” AnthropologyNow 2, no. 2 (2010): 65-73 Bryce Peake, “Memory, mediascape, and temporal circulation in urban space; or, how landscapes were never as linear as we thought they weren’t,” Student Anthropologist, 2:5-8. Bryce Peake, “He Is Dead, and He Is Going to Die: A Feminist Psychosemiotic Reflection on Men’s Embodiment of Metaphor in a Toronto Zombie Walk,” Journal of Contemporary Anthropology 1, no. 1 (2010):49-71 Non-refereed Articles Bryce Peake, “Review of Electronic Elsewheres- eds. Chris Berry, et al,” Information Society 27, no.4 (2011): 273-276. In Progress and Under Review Bryce Peake, “Outerspace to cyberspace: a speculative history of an imperial sociotechnical structure in transition, 1955-2012,” Intended for Explorations in Media Ecology.



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Bryce Peake, “Can playing jazz be a feminist method[ology]? Phallogocentrism, intersubjectvity, and research ethics in the historical anthropology of sound,” Intended for special “On Sonic Epistemologies” issue of Journal of Sonic Studies. Bryce Peake, “Neoliberal Intimation, Colonial Administration, and the Privatization of Telegraphy in Gibraltar,” Intended for Journal of Communication. CONFERENCES & LECTURES Conferences Organized 2013 Conference/Workshop co-orgranizer (with Jenny Mendoza, dept. of psychology, University of Oregon). Whose listening? Gendered technologies, gendered abilities. University of Oregon 2012 Conference/Workshop co-organizer (with Rupa Pillai- dept. of anthropology, University of Oregon). Gender, race, culture, history: critical historical ethnographic and ethnographic archival research methods. University of Oregon. 2011 Conference co-organizer (with Chelsea Bullock- English Dept., University of Oregon; Phoebe Bronstein- English Dept., University of Oregon). Feminist publishing in the digital age. Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon. 2009 Planning Committee, Social progress in the age of YouTube and Vodaphone: international Conference on Media Activism. Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. 2009 Conference co-organizer (with Brian Friedman- American Studies, Brandeis University; Pennie Taylor- Cultural Production, Brandeis University). Culture combat: conflict and the social imagination. Brandeis University. Panels Organized 2013 Roundtable Organizer. Gendered challenges and accountability in science and science and technology studies. University of Oregon. 2011 Panel organizer, When worlds collide: out-of-game impacts on girl gamers. Consoling Passions International Conference, Adelaide, AUS. 2010 Panel co-organizer (with Eugenia Kisin- dept. of anthropology, New York University). Objects of power, objects of knowledge. American Anthropological Association conference. 2010 Panel organier (with Suzanne Godby-Ingalsbe- Folklore, Indiana University). Artifacts of memory: analyzing and participating in systems of knowing at the National Museum of Natural History. Thinking about Things Conference, Ann Arbor, MI. 2009 Identity and materiality in Gozo, Malta. Central States Anthropological Society Conference. Invited lectures & talks 2012 “Online divisions of labor and new feminist publishing models.” Pre-conference panel, Feminist studies division. International Communication Association (London). 2012 “The theology of miscommunication in communication studies: Walter Benjamin & John Durham Peters, Judaism & Mormon Christianity.” Guest lecture for J684: Graduate Seminar in Philosophy of Communication. 2012 “Faustian parables of listening across the color line: who really sold the souls of Robert Johnson, Jimi Hendrix, and JayZ?” Keynote address and performance for the Smithsonian Exhibit Journey Stories at Central Washington University. 2012 “Jazz & hip hop: the music of the black Atlantic.” Guest lecture for J201: Media & Society, University of Oregon.



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2012 “Zombie evolution and the fear of gay sex in closed spaces.” Celebrating Darwin in Biology, Literature, and Media: a Darwin Day Celebration at Central Washington University. 2012 “Welcome to the noo[b]sphere: how museums are overthinking and under-utilizing new media.” Museum for Culture and the Environment, Central Washington University. 2011 “A sonic crisis in cracker-dom: how Dance Central challenges domestic white-ness.” Digital Scholars Symposium, University of Oregon. 2011 “An anthropological history of the idea and discipline of sexology.” Guest lecture, Anth165: Sexuality and Culture, University of Oregon. 2010 “Place as a precarious para-acoustic phenomenon.” Plenary panel, Semiotic society of America Conference. 2010 “Divine communication as a precondition for commodity fetishism.” At Walter Benjamin: image, optics, modernity seminar. Northwestern University. 2010 “Pictures are dead, but photographs are alive: how photojournalism can save visual anthropology.” Anthropology Dept. Colloquium, University of Oregon. 2010 “Heteroglossia, bricolage, and how culture was always already multicultural. Guest lecture, Anth 410: Global multiculturalisms, University of Oregon. 2009 “Social media and the social museum: a new vision for participatory media in the museum.” Invited speaker, National Museum of African Art, Washington DC. 2009 “Listening for Authenticity in rural Gozo.” John S. And Margaret Redden Lecture, Eastern Illinois University. 2009 “Dawn of the Darwinians: spectres of degeneration and hyperevolution in zombie cinema. Darwin’s doubles: evolution, art, and the politics of representation. Darwin Day Celebration, Rose Art Museum. 2008 “Listening to authenticity in rural Gozo.” Invited poster session, American Anthropological Association. ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE Administrative & service Fembot Collective and Ada: Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology Founding member Web designer & developer, 2012-2014 Advisory board, 2012-2014 University of Oregon Graduate School advisory board, 2011-2013 New media & culture certificate steering committee, 2010-2012 American Federation of Teachers- Oregon Vice President, 2011-2013 Political and Legislative Affairs Committee, 2011-2013 Committee on Policy of Measuring Student Achievement & Success, 2011 Board of Directors, Building Trust PAC, 2012 American Federation of Teachers- Local 3544 Vice President of Communication, 2011-2012



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Brandeis University Graduate/Prof. representative, Future of the Rose Art Museum committee, 2009 Teaching Experience University of Oregon, School of Journalism & Communication Teaching assistant, J210- Media & Society (Sp2012, F2012). Lab Instructor, J207- Gateway to Media Production III- print, web, mobile (W2012); J205/6Gateway to Media Production I/II- writing & photo (F2011) Lane Community College, Social Sciences Division Instructor, Anth103- Intro to Cultural Anthropology (2010-2012) University of Oregon, Dept. of Anthropology Instructor, Anth 419- Performance, politics, and language (Su2010) Teaching Assistant, Anth 165- Sexuality & Culture (Sp2011); Anth 413- Psychology and Culture (W2011); Anth 280- Language and Culture (F2010, Sp2010); Anth 315- Gender, folklore, and inequality (W2010); Anth 161- Introduction to World Cultures (F2009). Academic advisor, anthropology undergraduates (Su2010) Brandeis University Instructor, Osher Lifelong Learning Fellow, Creative Nonfiction (Sp2009) Teaching Assistant, Anth 159A- Museums & Public Memory (Sp2008) Research School of Journalism & Communication, University of Oregon User Experience Research (UXR) for Student Learning User-Group (SLuG) project The Gibraltar Museum & Institute for Gibraltarian Studies Visiting researcher (Su2010, Su2011, Su2012, W2012 tentative) The National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Research Fellow (Su2009) Curatorial experience Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation Guest curator; multimedia installation specialist, project manager- My mind could wander, my hands were busy: creative industries on the Charles River in Waltham, MA, May 3-5, 2009. Brandeis University Schwarz Gallery Co-curator; installation specialist- Beyond combat: artistic aftermaths of the social imaginary. March 14-April 3, 2009.



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COURSES PREPARED TO TEACH Communication Studies: Mass media & society; Gender, race, and the media; Feminist cultural studies; International communication; Sound studies; U.S. history of sound reproduction; Media, modernity, and globalization; Qualitative & Historical Methods Anthropology: Introduction to cultural anthropology; Introduction to linguistic anthropology; Historical anthropology; Anthropology of Mass media; Semiotic anthropology; Ethnography of the Mediterranean; Social theory; Ethnographic methods; Ethnographic historiography SKILLS Language: English (native speaker); Castillan (inter. speaker, beg. reading & writing); Llanito (beg. speaker, not written or read) Technology: Graphic Design (adv. Adobe CS5); Multimedia Production (Adv. MOTU DP, adv. Final Cut Pro); Data management software (Adv. SPSS, qualtrix survey) EMPLOYMENT Professional History 2012-cur. Graphic designer & webmistress, Fembot and Ada: Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology 2010-11 Webmanager and content editor for the site accompanying the book The Accidental Slave Owner, by Mark Auslander (awarded top book in American anthropology, 2012). 2008-cur. Freelance graphic/web design (Harvard University, Brandeis University, Rose Art Museum) 2009 Demonstrator, carved head scrolls and demonstrated harp assembly for Welsh Luthier Bryan Blackmore. American Folklore Festival, Washington, DC. 2009-10 Graphic communications and publicity specialist. Brandeis University 2008-10 Photographer, Anthropology News and American Anthropological Association 2007-08 Photo Editor, The Daily Eastern News, Charleston, IL 2006-07 Photographer, Graphic Illustrator, The Daily Eastern News, Charleston, IL 2004-08 Jazz Program Director, Sports Producer, Asst. Manager- HitMix 88.9 WEIUFM Performance History 2012 George Posso and Friends, First International Gibraltar Jazz Festival 2011 The Gibraltar Jazz Society House Trio- Double bass (Gibraltar and Southern Spain). 2008-09 The Underground Forest (Experimental electronic ensemble)- Double bass, electric bass, concept instrument designer. Performed in Boston, New York City, Manchester. 2008-09 Brandeis University Improv Collective. Double Bass, Electric Bass, Laptop Electronics. 2006-08 Staff Bassist: The Little Theatre on the Square (Sullivan, IL). Shows included West Side Story, Hairspray, A Christmas Carol, Follies, Guys & Dolls, Honky Tonk Angels, etc. 2005-08 Band leader, double bassist, composer, arranger- The MarcuEake Little Big Band, The MarcuEake Jazz Orchestra, Josh Marcus Quartet 2004-08 Eastern Illinois University Wind Symphony (Principal Bassist, Composer), Eastern Jazz Ensemble (Double & Electric Bass, Arranger), EIU Jazz Combo 1 (Double Bass, Composer/Arranger), Chamber Orchestra (Double Bass).



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2003-05 Staff Pianist and Organist- Peoria Players Theatre and Cornstock Theatre, Peoria, IL. Performances include Footloose and The Who’s Tommy



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