Dr. Richard Pace

Professor

Dr. Richard Pace
615-904-8058
Room 321, Andrew L. Todd Hall (TODD)
MTSU Box 10, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Florida (1987)
  • M.A., University of Florida (1983)
  • B.A., Indiana University, Bloomington (1980)

Areas of Expertise

Brazilian Amazon; Media Anthropology; Political Economy

Publications

Pace, Richard, Glenn H. Shepard Jr., and Conrad Kottak 2014. Street Protests and Electronic Media in Brazil: Views from Small Towns and Villages. American Anthropology Newsletter (in press).

Pace, Richard 2014 "Tooting One's Horn" and Lauding One's Fellow in the Construction of a History of Anthropological Theory. Reviews in Anthropology (2) June (in press).

2014 Charles Wagley: Introdução [Charles Wagley: An Introduction]. In Pace, R. (ed) As ...

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Pace, Richard, Glenn H. Shepard Jr., and Conrad Kottak 2014. Street Protests and Electronic Media in Brazil: Views from Small Towns and Villages. American Anthropology Newsletter (in press).

Pace, Richard 2014 "Tooting One's Horn" and Lauding One's Fellow in the Construction of a History of Anthropological Theory. Reviews in Anthropology (2) June (in press).

2014 Charles Wagley: Introdução [Charles Wagley: An Introduction]. In Pace, R. (ed) As Legados do Charles Wagley: Dossiê Temático. Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi:Ciências Humanas. Belém: MPEG. In Press.

2014 Os Tapirapé, Tenetehara, e Gurupaenses através das Lentes da Máquina de Charles Wagley: UmaAnálise de Conteúdo. In Pace, R. (ed) As Legados do Charles Wagley: Dossiê Temático. Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi: Ciências Humanas. Belém: MPEG. In Press.

2014 Preface, Introductory Notes, footnote updates, editing, and concluding chapter�A Community in an Underdeveloped Area: The Struggle for Liberation and Sustainable Development�in Wagley, Charles, Amazon Town: A Study of Human Life in the Tropics Anniversary Edition. Oxford: University of Oxford Press.

2013 Wagley, Charles Walter (1913-1991) in Warms, R. and J. McGee (eds) Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology: An Encyclopedia. New York: Sage.

2013 Amazon Town TV: An Audience Ethnography in Gurupá, Pará. Austin: University of Texas Press. Richard Pace and Brian Hinote

2012 Through Kayapó Cameras: Report from the Field. Anthropology Newsletter (April). Glenn Shepard and Richard Pace

2009 Television's Interpellation: Heeding, Missing, Ignoring, and Resisting the Call for Pan-National Identity in the Brazilian Amazon. American Anthropologist 111(4):407-419.

2006 O Abuso Científico do Termo Caboclo? Dúvidas de Representação e Autoridade. Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi: Ciências Humanas (1) 3:79-92.

2004 Failed Guardianship or Failed Metaphors in the Brazilian Amazon? Problems with 'Imagined Eco- Communities' and Other Metaphors and Models for the Amazon Peasantries. The Journal of Anthropological Research (60):231-259.

1998 The Struggle for Amazon Town: Gurupá Revisited. Boulder CO.: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

1997 The Amazon Caboclo, What's in a Name? The Luso-Brazilian Review (34) 2:81-89.

1996 First-Time Televiewing in Amazônia: Television Acculturation in Gurupá, Brazil. Reprinted in Podolefsky and Brown Applying Cultural Anthropology: An Introductory Reader, third edition. Mayfield Publishers, Pp. 66-75.

1996 Review of David J. Hess' Samba in the Night: Spiritism in Brazil. Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

1995 The New Amazons in Amazon Town? A Case Study of Women's Public Roles in Gurupá, Pará.

Brazil. The Journal of Anthropological Research (51) 3:263-278.

1994 Review of Leo A. Despres' Manaus: Social Life and Work in Brazil's Free Trade Zone. American Ethnologist Vol. 21, No. 4:1094-95.

1994 Gender Roles, Public Occupations, and the New Amazons-Part 1. Intercambio Internacional Vol. XII, No. 2, May:4-5.

1994 Gender Roles, Public Occupations, and the New Amazons-Part 2. Intercambio Internacional Vol. XIII No. 1, December: 2-3.

1993 First-Time Televiewing in Amazônia: Television Acculturation in Gurupá, Brazil. Ethnology (XXXII) 2:187-205.

1992 Social Conflict and Political Mobilization in the Brazilian Amazon: A Case Study of Gurupá. American Ethnologist (19) 4:710-732.

1992 Review of Ronald Chilcote's Power and the Ruling Classes in Northeast Brazil: Juazeiro and Petrolina in Transition. American Ethnologist (19)3:631-31.

1992 Review of Judith Lisansky's Migrants to Amazonian: Spontaneous Colonization in the Brazilian Frontier. American Ethnologist (19) 3:632-3.

1992 Book Notes on The Winnebago Tribe by Paul Radin; The Peace Chiefs of the Cheyennes by Stan Hoig; Dress Clothing of the Plains Indians by Ronald P. Koch; Coyote Stories by Mourning Dove; Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales by George Bird Grinnell; Myths and Legends of the Sioux by Marie L. McLaughlin; California Indian Nights by Edward W. Gifford and Gwendoline Harris Block. Plains Anthropologist (37) 138: 82-84.

1990 The New Catholic Church in Itá: A Case Study of Liberation Theology, Ecclesiastical Base Communities, and Social Conflict in an Amazonian Community of Brazil. In Looking Through the Kaleidoscope: Essay in Honor of Charles Wagley. Florida Journal of Anthropology, Special Publication, Number 6, Pp. 11-17.

1983 The Churches of Poverty: Religion's Role in Distributing Aid in a Shantytown of Belem, Brazil. Latinamericanist (18) 2:1-6. Gainesville: University of Florida Press.

1983 The Churches of Poverty, Current Research. The Florida Journal of Anthropology (8)1:44-46.

Publications in Progress:

N.D. A Communidade Amazônica: Seis Decádas de Pesquisa em Gurupá, Pará. Richard Pace et. al. Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi: Ciências Humanas.

N.D. Beyond Hybridity: Electronic Media and the Kayapó. Current Anthropology. Glenn Shepard and Richard Pace.

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Awards

2012-2014 | National Science Foundation Grant - The Evolution of Media Influence in Brazil: A Longitudinal and Multi-Sited Study of Electronic and Digital Media. (Co-PI Conrad Kottak).

2011-2012 | Fulbright Scholar in Brazil - Federal University of Pará, Belém

2007-2008 | Liberal Arts Outstanding Advisor Award

2007-2008 | Disabled Student Services Outstanding Mentoring Award

2002-2003 | Middle Tennessee State University Outstanding Teacher Award