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Diapers and Other Queer Objects: An Interview with George Paul Meiu

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Diapers and Other Queer Objects: An Interview with George Paul Meiu

In this conversation, Juliana Friend invites George Paul Meiu to reflect on technologies of citizenship in Kenya. Meiu’s fieldwork traces discourses about diape... More

The Poetics of Deep Reading: A Field Guide to Getting Lost in a Book

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The Poetics of Deep Reading: A Field Guide to Getting Lost in a Book

When was the last time you read a book without checking your phone? Two years ago, we posed this question to our undergraduate students in political anthropol... More

Knowing and Making the Self: An Interview with Andrea Ford

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Knowing and Making the Self: An Interview with Andrea Ford

In this conversation, Kristin Gupta sits down with Andrea Ford to discuss her ethnographic engagements with birth doulas and elite childbearing people in the Ba... More

Life After Catastrophe: Review of Dylda/Beanpole

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Life After Catastrophe: Review of Dylda/Beanpole

Dylda (2019) by Kantemir Balagov is a film about human struggle to conceive a life amid ruins, left behind by war. It is also about the ambivalent meanings and ... 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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Call for New Editorial Collective of Cultural Anthropology

We are inviting applications for the next editor or editors of Cultural Anthropology, the peer-reviewed, open-access journal of the Society for Cultural Anthrop... More

Submissions Open for a Hot Spots Series on American Fascism

“Every age has its own fascism,” Primo Levi famously wrote in his essay, “A Past We Thought Would Never Return.” “And we see the warning signs wherever the conc... More

SCA Contributing Editors Program: Call for Applications

Thank you for your interest. The application for new Contributing Editors is now closed. The next cohort will be selected in the fall of 2022.The Society for Cu... More