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What Does Anthropology Sound Like: Poetry

AnthroPod

What Does Anthropology Sound Like: Poetry

This is the second episode in the What Does Anthropology Sound Like series. In it Dr. Darcy Alexandra and Dr. Ather Zia join contributing editor and producer, C... More

Decameron Relived

Fictions

Decameron Relived

As anthropologists we often tell stories in our work to introduce a setting, to illustrate a point, to “try to grasp the fragments of the real world” (Fassin 20... More

Ethnography, Journalism, and the Politics of Representation

Teaching Tools

Ethnography, Journalism, and the Politics of Representation

Qualitative research paradigms are often set in contrast to quantitative paradigms. And, in a lower-division anthropology class, students may only have familiar... More

The Sensible, the Sensate, and Dissensus: An Interview with Sareeta Amrute

Supplementals

The Sensible, the Sensate, and Dissensus: An Interview with Sareeta Amrute

Anar Parikh: You open the article with a detailed description of the landscape: where the bucolic Pacific northwest meets the tech geographies of the Seattle su... More

Cultural Anthropology

Established in 1986, the peer-reviewed journal of the SCA has expanded the boundaries of the discipline and brokered new engagements with adjacent fields. Committed to innovation in scholarly communication, the journal went open access in 2014.

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SCA Business Meeting: November 20, Noon Eastern Time

The Society for Cultural Anthropology's annual business meeting will be held on Friday, November 20, 2020, at noon eastern time. The winners of the Gregory Bate... More

Society for Cultural Anthropology in Solidarity with Black Lives and the Association of Black Anthropologists

The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery are abhorrent, and they are only the most recent incidents of long-standing a... More

Radhika Govindrajan Awarded the 2019 Bateson Prize

The Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) is proud to award the eleventh annual Gregory Bateson Prize to Radhika Govindrajan for Animal Intimacies: Interspeci... More