Illegality: Deviation


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My friend Mariano was working as a sales rep for a pharmaceutical company in Lima, visiting a regular circuit of customers in some of the city’s More...

Field Notes on Illegality


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This month’s Field Notes asks four contributors to reflect on the anthropological interest in illegality. Traditional anthropological studies More...

Teaching Sensory Anthropology


Paula Serafini posted in Teaching Tools on with 0 comments

Learning Outcomes After this lesson students should: 1) Have gained basic knowledge of Sensory Anthropology and ongoing debates in the field. 2) More...

Activism: Integration


Marianne Maeckelbergh posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

Movements Against Uniformity A reflection on the concept of 'integration' from the viewpoint of research on activism, raises the question of how More...

Egypt in Motion


Maria Frederika Malmström posted in Visual and New Media Review on with 0 comments

Have you ever tried to cross the street in Cairo? If so, then you certainly know what I am talking about: It is all about timing and embodied More...

SCA Biennial Meeting, 2014


Cori Hayden and John Hartigan posted in SCA Meetings on with 0 comments

The Ends of Work Detroit, Michigan, May 9–10, 2014 Registration: To register for the conference, please click here. Early More...

Field Notes on Activism


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For decades now, the field of anthropology has produced a vast amount of scholarship on social movements and protest, providing unique insights into More...

SCA 2014 Preliminary Schedule


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Detroit Crowne Plaza/Hotel Pontchartrain, Friday May 9 and Saturday May 10, 2014 FRIDAY MAY 9 Registration opens at 8am FRIDAY 8:30-10:00 am More...

Winter 2014 Digest


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It has already been a busy 2014 for us at the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Below, we present some highlights of the past few months. As always, More...

The Form of the Otherwise


Emily Yates-Doerr posted in Commentary on with 0 comments

A quiet question was raised at the end of the “The Politics of Ontology” roundtable about where writing fit in the discussion. The absence More...

Field Notes: Care


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This month, SCA’s Field Notes series invites four scholars to consider the theme of care. What has anthropology contributed to the study More...

The Ontological Spin


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Commentary is a forum for responses, elaborations, and reflections on material published in Cultural Anthropology. The journal editors welcome More...