Dr. Greig de Peuter
Contact InformationEmail: email@example.com
Phone: 519-884-1970 ext.2501
Office Location: DAWB 2-138
Office Hours: W13: Tues. 11:30am-12:30pm; Thurs. 4:00-5:00pm; and by appointment
Greig de Peuter received his PhD in 2010 from the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. His areas of research interest include the political economy of communication; autonomist Marxism; labour, employment, and workers’ organizations in the creative industries; the political economy of video games; and alternative economies. He is collaborating with Enda Brophy and Nicole Cohen on a SSHRC-supported research project--Flexible Workforces Respond to the Creative Economy: The Recomposition of Labour Politics in an Age of Precarity (2011-2014). He was a recipient of SSHRC doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships, and he has been a visiting scholar at New York University. He is co-founder of Toronto School of Creativity & Inquiry.
Conceptual Issues in Communication and Culture [outline]
Political Economy of Communication and Culture [outline]
Work and Cultural Industries [outline]
Games of Empire: Global Capitalism and Video Games. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. Co-authored with Nick Dyer-Witheford.
Utopian Pedagogy: Radical Experiments against Neoliberal Globalization. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007. Co-edited with Mark Coté and Richard JF Day.
Digital Play: The Interaction of Technology, Culture, and Marketing. Montréal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003. Co-authored with Stephen Kline and Nick Dyer-Witheford.
"Confronting Precarity in the Warhol Economy: Notes from New York City." Journal of Cultural Economy (forthcoming).
“Creative Economy and Labor Precarity: A Contested Convergence.” Journal of Communication Inquiry 35.4 (2011): 417-425. Special issue, Towards an Autonomist Communication Studies: Assessing Hardt and Negri's Triology, ed. Jack Z. Bratich.
“Commons and Cooperatives.” Affinities 3 (2010): 30-56. Co-authored with Nick Dyer-Witheford. [PDF]
“Games of Multitude.” Fibreculture Journal 16 (2010). Co-authored with Nick Dyer-Witheford. [online]
“Empire@Play: Virtual Games and Global Capitalism.” Ctheory, 2009. Co-authored with Nick Dyer-Witheford. [online]
“Utopian Pedagogy: Creating Radical Alternatives in the Neoliberal Age.” Review of Education/Pedagogy/Cultural Studies 29 (2007): 317-336. Co-authored with Mark Coté and Richard JF Day.
“‘EA Spouse’ and the Crisis of Video Game Labour: Exploitation, Exclusion, Enjoyment, Exodus.” Canadian Journal of Communication 31 (2006): 599-617. Co-authored with Nick Dyer-Witheford. [online]
“A Playful Multitude? Mobilising and Counter-Mobilising Immaterial Game Labour.” 2005. Fibreculture Journal 5. Co-authored with Nick Dyer-Witheford. [online]
"Level Up: Video Game Production in Canada." In Cultural Industries.ca: Making Sense of Canadian Media in the Digital Age, ed. Ira Wagman and Peter Urquhart. Toronto: Lorimer, forthcoming, pp. 78-94.
“A Playful Multitude? Mobilising and Counter-Mobilising Immaterial Game Labour.” In Creative Industries: Critical Readings, Volume 4: Work, ed. Brian Moeran and Ana Alacovska. Oxford: Berg, 2011. Co-authored with Nick Dyer-Witheford.
“Universities, Intellectuals, and Multitudes: An Interview with Stuart Hall.” In Utopian Pedagogy: Radical Experiments against Neoliberal Globalization, ed. Mark Coté, Richard JF Day, and Greig de Peuter, 108-128. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.
“Immaterial Labor, Precarity, and Recomposition.” In Knowledge Workers in the Information Society, ed. Catherine McKercher and Vincent Mosco, 177-191. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007. Co-authored with Enda Brophy.
“Video Games.” In Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. George Ritzer. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
“Entangled Territories.” Space and Culture, February 24, 2009. Co-authored with Adrian Blackwell, Christine Shaw, and Marcelo Vieta. [online]
“Manifestations of Soft Revolution.” C Magazine 90 (2006): 16-17. Co-authored by members of Toronto School of Creativity & Inquiry.