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Decameron Relived

Fictions

Decameron Relived

As anthropologists we often tell stories in our work to introduce a setting, to illustrate a point, to “try to grasp the fragments of the real world” (Fassin 20... More

Ethnography, Journalism, and the Politics of Representation

Teaching Tools

Ethnography, Journalism, and the Politics of Representation

Qualitative research paradigms are often set in contrast to quantitative paradigms. And, in a lower-division anthropology class, students may only have familiar... More

The Sensible, the Sensate, and Dissensus: An Interview with Sareeta Amrute

Supplementals

The Sensible, the Sensate, and Dissensus: An Interview with Sareeta Amrute

Anar Parikh: You open the article with a detailed description of the landscape: where the bucolic Pacific northwest meets the tech geographies of the Seattle su... More

Ethnocine: Hay Betl7em هاي بيت لحم

Visual and New Media Review

Ethnocine: Hay Betl7em هاي بيت لحم

We close out curating some of the works from Ethnocine Collective by showcasing two episodes from Laura Menchaca Ruiz and Khader U. Handal's Hay Betl7em (2018–2... 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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Society for Cultural Anthropology in Solidarity with Black Lives and the Association of Black Anthropologists

The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery are abhorrent, and they are only the most recent incidents of long-standing a... More

Radhika Govindrajan Awarded the 2019 Bateson Prize

The Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) is proud to award the eleventh annual Gregory Bateson Prize to Radhika Govindrajan for Animal Intimacies: Interspeci... More

Sarah Luna Awarded the 2019 Cultural Horizons Prize

The Society for Cultural Anthropology is happy to announce that the winner of the 2019 Cultural Horizons Prize is Sarah Luna (Tufts University) for her articl... More