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What Does Anthropology Sound Like: Activism

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What Does Anthropology Sound Like: Activism

In this episode, the first in a new series entitled "What Does Anthropology Sound Like," Dr. Sophie Chao and Dr. Bianca C. Williams join Contributing Editor Cor... More

Rural Development and Alternative Agriculture in Italy: Cultivating the Future by Governing Expectations of Change

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Rural Development and Alternative Agriculture in Italy: Cultivating the Future by Governing Expectations of Change

In the wake of the “Friday for Future” demonstrations across the world, as well as the shift in food consumption driven by consumers’ new preference for organic... More

Teaching Ethnography in the Heart of Government

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Teaching Ethnography in the Heart of Government

From the point of view of the governed—citizens and non-citizens alike—the way government operates can seem like a black box. Despite talk of transparency, the ... More

Challenging Art as Cultural Systems . . . for Cliff from the Twenty-First Century: Light Shows, Shadow Plays, Pressure Points

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Challenging Art as Cultural Systems . . . for Cliff from the Twenty-First Century: Light Shows, Shadow Plays, Pressure Points

The following piece is a lightly edited version of a lecture delivered as the Clifford Geertz Memorial Lecture at Princeton University on April 25, 2019, by Mic... 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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Member Voices Content Concern

Readers have expressed their concerns about an essay in Member Voices. We share these concerns, and we have removed the piece from the site. While the essays in... More

Student-Faculty Workshops at the 2019 AAA Annual Meeting

The Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) is pleased to announce the lineup for our twelfth annual Student-Faculty Workshops, which will take place on the sid... More

Distribute 2020

The Society for Cultural Anthropology and the Society for Visual Anthropology are excited to bring to you our second carbon-neutral biennial conference: Distrib... More