Dr. Richard Pace

Professor

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

Monday and Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Degree Information

  • PHD, University of Florida (1987)
  • MA, University of Florida (1983)
  • BA, Indiana University (1980)

Areas of Expertise

Brazilian Amazon; Media Anthropology

Publications

Shepard, Jr., Glenn H. and Richard Pace
N.D. Authenticity and Anthropophagy in Kayapó Video Production. Current Anthropology. In press.

Lima, H, C. Barreto, G Botelho, F. Marques, C. Benathar, F. Alho, E. Silva, B. Moraes, K. Harper, G. Shepard Jr, and R. Pace.
2020 OCA-Origins, Cultura e Ambiente: Uma proposta de Arqueologia Colaborativa em Gurupá/PA. Revista de Arqueologia Pública 14 (1):96-128.

Pace, Richard
2019 Review...

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Shepard, Jr., Glenn H. and Richard Pace
N.D. Authenticity and Anthropophagy in Kayapó Video Production. Current Anthropology. In press.

Lima, H, C. Barreto, G Botelho, F. Marques, C. Benathar, F. Alho, E. Silva, B. Moraes, K. Harper, G. Shepard Jr, and R. Pace.
2020 OCA-Origins, Cultura e Ambiente: Uma proposta de Arqueologia Colaborativa em Gurupá/PA. Revista de Arqueologia Pública 14 (1):96-128.

Pace, Richard
2019 Review of Losing Pravda: Ethics and the Press in Post-Truth Russia. By Natalia Roudakova. Cambridge University Press. American Ethnologist:369-370.


Pace, Richard (ed)
2018 From Filmmaker Warriors to Flash Drive Shamans: Indigenous Media Production and Engagement in Latin America. Vanderbilt University Press.
Pace, Richard


2018 Introduction: Embedding Aesthetics and Envisioning Sovereignty: Some Definitions and Directions in Latin American Indigenous Media Studies. In Pace, R. (ed). From Filmmaker Warriors to Flash Drive Shamans: Indigenous Media Production and Engagement in Latin America. Vanderbilt University Press. Pp. 1-28.


Pace, Richard and Glenn H. Shepard, Jr.
2018 Kiabieti Metuktire and Terence Turner: A Legacy of Kayapó Filmmaking. In Pace, R. (ed). From Filmmaker Warriors to Flash Drive Shamans: Indigenous
Media Production and Engagement in Latin America. Vanderbilt University Press. Pp. 49-58.


Pace, Richard, Glenn H. Shepard Jr., Eduardo R. Galvão, and Conrad P. Kottak
2018 Kayapó TV: An Audience Ethnography in Turedjam, Brazil. In Pace, R. (ed). From Filmmaker Warriors to Flash Drive Shamans: Indigenous Media
Production and Engagement in Latin America. Vanderbilt University Press. Pp. 212-236.


Pace, Richard
2017 Charles Wagley: Perspectivas do Brasil e dos Estados Unidos. In Leitão, W. (ed). Legados de Charles Wagley na Amazônia. Belém: EditAEDI. Pp. 44-52.


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.


2014 “Tooting One’s Horn” and Lauding One’s Fellow in the Construction of a History of Anthropological Theory. Reviews in Anthropology 43:180–198.


2014 O legado de Charles Wagley: uma introdução (The legacy of Charles Wagley: An Introduction) in Pace, R. (ed) Os Legados doCharles Wagley:Dossiê
Temático do Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi: Ciências Humanas 9 (3):597-615.


2014 Os Tapirapé, Tenetehara, e gurupaenses através das lentes da máquina de Charles Wagley: uma análise de conteúdo (The Tapirapé, Tenetehara, and
Gurupaenses though the camera lens of Charles Wagley: a content analysis). In Pace, R. (ed) Os Legados do Charles Wagley:Dossiê Temático do Boletim do
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi:Ciências Humanas 9 (3):675-694.


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, Online (June).


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


Pace, Richard

2013 Wagley, Charles Walter (1913-1991) in Warms, R. and J. McGee (eds) Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology: An Encyclopedia. Los Angeles: Sage Pub.:901-903.


Shepard, G. and R. Pace.
2012. Through Kayapó Cameras: Report from the Field. Knowledge Exchange. Anthropology News 53(4):18–19. doi:10.1111/j.1556-3502.2012.53418.x.


Pace, Richard
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.

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

Pace, Richard
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.

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

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

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

Pace, Richard
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.

Pace, Richard
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.

Pace, Richard
1994 Review of Leo A. Despres' Manaus: Social Life and Work in Brazil's Free Trade Zone. American Ethnologist 21(4):1094-95.

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

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

Pace, Richard
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.

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

Pace, Richard

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: Essays in Honor of Charles Wagley. Florida Journal of Anthropology, Special Publication, Number 6, pp. 11-17.

 

Under Contract

Pace, Richard and Helena Lima (eds.)
N.D. Chroncling Amazon Town: Seven Decades of Research and Engagement in
Gurupá, Brazil. University Press of Florida. Publication date 2021.

Pace, Richard and Amália Córdova (eds.)
N.D. Indigenous Media Across the Americas. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press.
Publication date 2021.

 

In Preparation

Pace, Richard and Conrad P. Kottak
N.D. Engaging Brazilian Media: Audience Ethnographies in Small Town and Village.

 

Films

2017 Gurupá: Uma Comunidade Amazônica Através da Fotografia de Charles Wagley.
[Gurupá: Amazon Town through the Photography of Charles Wagley].
Written by Richard Pace, Produced by Cesar Cisneros. 20 min.


2016 Beyond the Gate [Além do Portão]. Associate Producer, Cultural Consultant
Richard Pace. Directed by Annie Pace (UCLA). 30 min.


2016 Amazon Town. Written and narrated by Richard Pace. Directed by Annie Pace
and Glenn H. Shepard Jr. 37 min.

 

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Awards

2020-2021 |Indigenous Filmmaker Warriors in Defense of Biocultural Conservation (NGS-67737S-20) National Geographic Society - $69,950. PIs Pat-i Kayapó, Laura Zanotti, Richard Pace

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

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2020-2021 |Indigenous Filmmaker Warriors in Defense of Biocultural Conservation (NGS-67737S-20) National Geographic Society - $69,950. PIs Pat-i Kayapó, Laura Zanotti, Richard Pace

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

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Research / Scholarly Activity

Current research projects:

Kayapó Media Worlds - Kayapó Media Ecologies: Engaging Polymedia and Transformation of Culture and Citizenship with co-researcher Dr. Laura Zanotti (Purdue University)

Kayapó Video Workshops - Training in and researching of Indigenous video production. A'Ukre Village, Brazil. With co-researchers Paul Chilsen (MTSU) and Dr. Laura Zanotti (Purdue University)

Engaging Brazilian Media in Small Town and Village in Brazil....

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Current research projects:

Kayapó Media Worlds - Kayapó Media Ecologies: Engaging Polymedia and Transformation of Culture and Citizenship with co-researcher Dr. Laura Zanotti (Purdue University)

Kayapó Video Workshops - Training in and researching of Indigenous video production. A'Ukre Village, Brazil. With co-researchers Paul Chilsen (MTSU) and Dr. Laura Zanotti (Purdue University)

Engaging Brazilian Media in Small Town and Village in Brazil. Analysis of the evolution of media engagement in Gurupá, A'Ukre/Turedjam, Arembepe, Cunha, and Ibirama. With co-researcher Dr. Conrad Kottak (University of Michigan, emeritus)

 

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