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Relata Revisited

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Relata Revisited

In a previous post on the SCA website, Relata is described as an experimental tool for collaborative indexing and exploratory search that seeks to map conversa... More

Book Forum on Marina Peterson's Atmospheric Noise: The Indefinite Urbanism of Los Angeles

Visual and New Media Review

Book Forum on Marina Peterson's Atmospheric Noise: The Indefinite Urbanism of Los Angeles

Atmospheric Noise gathers the indeterminacies and excesses of sound and the limits of measurement, law and archive, with noise “falling away as both sound and c... More

Sustaining the Momentum: Reparative Justice for European Colonialism and Slavery

Theorizing the Contemporary

Sustaining the Momentum: Reparative Justice for European Colonialism and Slavery

When the Black Lives Matter protests erupted in the U.S in summer 2020 following the murder of George Floyd, the ripple effect around the world was stunning. Di... More

"Pausing...to Come Together": An Interview with Anna Eisenstein

Supplementals

"Pausing...to Come Together": An Interview with Anna Eisenstein

In the following interview, Anna Eisenstein delves into the multiple dimensions at play in an ‘anthropology of pace.’ As the author elaborates on her analysis o... 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 Applications: Digital Curatorial Collective for the Society of Cultural Anthropology Website

The Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) seeks to appoint a Digital Curatorial Collective (DCC) to continue to develop the cutting-edge work of our prize-win... More

Call for Proposals: The Virtual, Otherwise - Joint SCA-SVA conference, June 2-4, 2022

As of January 20, the deadline for submissions is extended to January 31, 2022.We are pleased to announce that the submissions portal for the biennial SCA-SV... More

Production Team Transition

Cultural Anthropology announces a transition in its production team. It is with tremendous gratitude that we bid farewell to Jessica Lockrem, who with great ski... More