Jacob Gaboury
PhD Candidate, Media, Culture & Communication
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New York University

 

EDUCATION

New York University, PhD, Media, Culture & Communicaiton, 2008 - Present.

New York University, MA, Cinema Studies, 2008.

University of Puget Sound, BA, Spanish Language and Literature, 2005.

 

HONORS / FELLOWSHIPS / GRANTS

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Life Member's Fellowship in Electrical History, 2013-2014.

Lemelson Center Annual Fellowship, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, 2013-2014.

Leboff Research Fund, New York University, 2013-2014.

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Annual History Fellowship, 2012-2013.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Funded Research Assistantship and Stipend, 2010 - 2011.

Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Dissertation Proposal Development Fellow, Summer 2010.

Departmental Large Grant for Dissertation Research, MCC, Summer 2009, Summer 2012.

Dean's Scholarship, Cinema Studies, 2006 - 2007.

Phi Beta Kappa, University of Puget Sound, 2005.

Coolidge Otis Chapman Scholar, University of Puget Sound, 2005.

Dean's Scholarship, University of Puget Sound, 2001 - 2005.

Charles and Bertha Robbins Scholarship, University of Puget Sound, 2001 - 2005.

 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS

Adjunct Professor, New Media Research Studio, New York University
New York, NY Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013.

Adjunct Professor, Gender and Communication, New York University
New York, NY Summer 2012, Summer 2013.

Editorial Fellow / Staff Writer, Rhizome, The New Museum of Contemporary Art
New York, NY September 2010 - Present.

Research Assistant, Future Internet Architecture Initiative, National Science Foundation
Arlington, VA 2010 - 2011.

Adjunct Professor, Media and Cultural Analysis, New York University
New York, NY Spring 2010.

Teaching Assistant, History of Communication, New York University
New York, NY Spring 2009.

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Media Studies, New York University
New York, NY Spring 2009.

Curatorial Assistant, Department of Digital Media, Museum of the Moving Image
Queens, NY 2008.

Research Assistant, Moving Image Archiving and Preservation, New York University
New York, NY 2006 - 2007.

 

PUBLICATIONS

"On Uncomputable Numbers: The Origins of a Queer Computing" Media-N: Journal of the New Media Caucus. Summer 2013. V.09 I.02. <http://median.newmediacaucus.org/caa-conference-edition-2013/>

"Image Objects: Computer Graphics and Object Orientation" in World of the News: Thank You and Goodbye,
Vol. 1 - Issue 2. Transmediale 2012 <http://darc.imv.au.dk/incompatible/?p=537>.

"Radical Ethology: Jussi Parikka's Insect Media" in Artlink vol 31 no 4, "Phenomena" 2011 <http://www.artlink.com.au/articles/3720/radical-ethology-jussi-parikkas-insect-media/>.

Various Publications. Rhizome.org, 2010 - Present <http://rhizome.org/profiles/gaboury/>.

 

WORKSHOPS

PROGRAM: MEDIA AND LITERATURE, Principal Organizer, New York University Departments of
Comparative Literature and Media, Culture, and Communication, 2012 - 2013 <http://www.programseries.com/>.

"Teapot, Rabbit, Box: Object Standards in Computer Graphics." Participant. Princeton/Weimar Summer School for Media Studies, Princeton University 06/17/12 - 06/23/12 <http://ssms.princeton.edu/>.

"Image Objects: Computer Graphics and Object Orientation." Participant. Transmediale Workshop on in/compatible Research. Berlin, Germany 11/16/11 - 11/18/11 <http://www.transmediale.de/content/transmediale-2012-incompatible>.

"Values in Design for the Future Internet Architecture". Research Assistant. Future Internet Architecture Initiative. National Science Foundation, Berkeley, CA 05/25/11 - 05/26/11.

"New Forms of Collaboration For Network Architecture Design". Research Assistant. Future Internet Architecture Initiative. National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA 11/16/10 - 11/18/10.

 

EXHIBITIONS

Free, Editorial Fellow, The New Museum for Contemporary Art, New York, NY
10/20/10 - 1/23/11 <http://archive.newmuseum.org/index.php/Detail/Occurrence/Show/occurrence_id/1092>.

TROLL, Co-Curator, Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY 07/10/10 - 07/15/10 <http://www.artcat.com/exhibits/11727>.

 

REFEREED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

"Image Objects: Computer Graphics at the University of Utah, 1965-1979" Futures Past: Design and Computation. MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA Nov. 21-23, 2013.

"Early Experiments in 3D Computer Graphics" Society for the History of Technology Annual Conference. Portland, ME Oct. 10-13, 2013.

"Object Standards and the Uneven Ontology of Computer Graphics" Societ for Literature, Science, and the Arts Annual Conference. Notre Dame, IL Oct. 3-6, 2013.

"Interactive Objects: 3D Graphics in the History of Games" The History of Games International Conference. Montreal, QC June 21-23, 2013.

"An Archeology of Uncomputable Numbers: Queer Media History" Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference. Chicago, IL Mar. 6-10, 2013.

"On the Materiality of Simulated Objects" Para|Sites: Locations and Dislocations of Media, Neil Postman Graduate Conference. New York, NY Feb. 21-22, 2013.

"Computation and the Non-Human: New Directions in Queer Theory and Art." Official New Media Caucus Sponsored Panel, College Art Association Annual Conference. New York, NY Feb. 13-16, 2013.

"Beyond Universal Computation: Turing and the Origins of Queer Computing" American Studies Association Annual Meeting. San Juan, PR. Nov. 15-18, 2012.

"Against Productivity: On the Queer History of Computation". Marxism and New Media.
Duke University, Durham, NC January 20-21, 2012.

"Image Objects: Computer Graphics and Object Orientation". in/compatible Research.
Transmediale
Workshop. Berlin, Germany November 16-18, 2011.

"Values in Design for the Future Internet Architecture". Future Internet Architecture
Initiative
. National Science Foundation, Berkeley, CA May 25-26, 2011.

"New Forms of Collaboration For Network Architecture Design". Future Internet Architecture
Initiative
. National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA November 16-18, 2010.

"Network Topology and Cambodian Information and Communication Technologies". Viral Ports,
Virtual Currents
. University of California, Riverside. October 2-4, 2009.

"Virtual Geographies and Where 2.0". Media in Transition 6. Massachusetts Institute of
Technology. April 24-26, 2009.

"Obscenity and the Post-Human Body". Obscenity: An Interdisciplinary Discussion.
University of Iowa. March 1-4, 2007.

"Post-Human Roleplaying: Warcraft as New Media". NYU Media & Cinema Studies Conference.
New York Univesity. February 16-17, 2007.

 

INVITED LECTURES, SEMINARS, AND PANELS

VITAL CONTENT: HYPER ZOOM. Panel on Internet Art and Documentary, Moderator. Union Docs, Brooklyn, NY Oct. 21, 2012. <http://www.uniondocs.org/vital-content-hyper-zoom/>

"Teapot / Box: Graphical Object Standards" Doctoral Research Colloquium, New York University, October 5, 2012.

"Computation and the Nonhuman" Panelist, Queer Media Art, Empyre Listserv June 2012. Co-panelists included Jack Halberstam, Lauren Berlant, Ricardo Dominguez, and Heather Davis. <http://lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au/pipermail/empyre/2012-June/thread.html>

Moving Image Technology of Tomorrow. Panelist. Moving Image Contemporary Video Art Fair. New York, NY March 10, 2012. <http://www.moving-image.info/about/events-new-york-2012/>

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Advisor, Computer Graphics, Computing: The Human Experience 2011 - Present <http://computingthehuman experience.com/>: Video lecture series organized by Grady and Jan Booch.

Advisor, Disability Studies and Disabilities Community at NYU. A campus and online club for the exploration of disability as a social identity, topics in disability studies, disability culture(s), and disability activism/advocacy/awareness.

Teaching Advisor, PhD Orientation, NYU 2012.

PhD Representative, Digital Media Hiring Committee, NYU 2011 - 2012.

RA Departmental Representative, Cinema Studies, NYU 2006 - 2007.

 

LANGUAGES

English, Native.

Spanish, Highly Proficient.

German, Reading and Translation.