Creative Research
Critical Conversations


Fieldsights is our short-form web publication, featuring timely interventions across a range of media. Explore Fieldsights

Online Tools for Hybrid and Remote Teaching

Teaching Tools

Online Tools for Hybrid and Remote Teaching

Welcome to the world in a new abnormal—a world filled with Zoom burn-out (Cauterucci 2020) and new struggles to engage students. Spring 2020 was, for most, a ti... More


Visual and New Media Review


We welcome you back to the Screening Room series. What does decolonial and intersectional feminism as a filmmaking practice look, sound, and feel like? What can... More

Bateson Book Forum: Animal Intimacies

Member Voices

Bateson Book Forum: Animal Intimacies

Radhika Govindrajan's Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relatedness in India's Central Himalayas (University of Chicago Press, 2018) reconfigures relatedness as a... More

The Psychedelic Revival

Hot Spots

The Psychedelic Revival

Over the last decade, psychedelics—named for their “mind-manifesting” quality—have made a comeback in modern science, public discourse, and cultural significanc... 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.

View Current Issue


See All Announcements

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

Sarah Luna Awarded the 2019 Cultural Horizons Prize

The Society for Cultural Anthropology is happy to announce that the winner of the 2019 Cultural Horizons Prize is Sarah Luna (Tufts University) for her articl... More