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Interview: Patchwork Ethnography

Member Voices

Interview: Patchwork Ethnography

Last year, Member Voices published Gökçe Günel, Saiba Varma, and Chika Watanabe’s “A Manifesto for Patchwork Ethnography.” The authors posted their manifesto ah... More

Portraits of Unbelonging: A Special Crossover Episode with Ottoman History Podcast

AnthroPod

Portraits of Unbelonging: A Special Crossover Episode with Ottoman History Podcast

In memory of Mary Lou Savage (née Khantamour).The Ottoman archives contain just over a hundred photographs that look like old family portraits, but they were cr... More

The Anthropology of Time: A Reading List In-the-Making

Teaching Tools

The Anthropology of Time: A Reading List In-the-Making

Introductions, Invitations Given the renewed scholarly attention to time and temporality, we present a reading list on the anthropology of time. This list is an... More

3.11 Politics in Disaster Japan: Ten Years Later

Hot Spots

3.11 Politics in Disaster Japan: Ten Years Later

In July 2011, three months after the Tohoku tsunami and subsequent nuclear reactor destabilization, we published the first Hot Spot series on the Society for Cu... 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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Incoming Editorial Collective of Cultural Anthropology

SCA is happy to announce the selection of the next editorial collective for Cultural Anthropology, who will oversee the publication of volumes 38–41 (2023–2026)... More

SCA Executive Board Endorses MES Statement on Palestine

The Society for Cultural Anthropology Executive Board has endorsed the Middle East Section (MES) of the American Anthropological Association's statement on Pale... More

Seeking Advanced Graduate Students for the Cultural Horizons Prize Jury

The Cultural Horizons Prize, awarded yearly by a jury of advanced doctoral students, honors the best article appearing in Cultural Anthropology during the prece... More