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

Limbo

Visual and New Media Review

Limbo

Somewhere amid the high-Andes mist, floating above the plane of signification, where all but one toponym is offered (the mythic El Putumayo), dust particles bea... More

The Postcard Series: Rescripting Visual Codes

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The Postcard Series: Rescripting Visual Codes

Postcards of nineteenth-century Caribbean geographies and subjugated peoples comprise a medium of domination through which colonial figures constructed themselv... More

Firestorm: Critical Approaches to Forest Death and Life

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Firestorm: Critical Approaches to Forest Death and Life

The earth is aflame. The now annual fires—in Brazil, Indonesia, Australia, the United States, and beyond—are the most visible way that forests are dying. Forest... More

Technology and Anthropological Ways of Knowing

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Technology and Anthropological Ways of Knowing

In this series, we ask anthropologists working in tech to reflect on the place of anthropology in their quotidian practices and professional lives. We use the d... 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