Correspondences

The Household

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Elizabeth DeLuca posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

How are the worlds in which we live shaped by the ways that households are thought and made? How does the scale of the household shape the spatial and More...

Proficiency

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Andrés García Molina and Franziska Weidle posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

When it comes to the study of practice, one of the main challenges for ethnographers is often the question of their own proficiency. If it is widely More...

Captivity

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Pablo H. Seward Delaporte posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

In a global order marked, on the one hand, by unfettered mobility for the powerful and their resources, and, on the other, by the strengthening of More...

Science and the Senses

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Christy Spackman and Marianne DeLaet posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

Scientific inquiry eschews and embraces sensory experience. Yet sight, sound, touch, smell, taste, and movement all inform scientific work. Across More...

Correspondences: Ethnography

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Susan MacDougall posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

Ethnography, according to Tim Ingold (2014, 383), “has become a term so overused, both in anthropology and in contingent disciplines, that it More...

Correspondences: The Internet

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Franziska Weidle posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

The Internet is a ubiquitous part of contemporary life, yet conceptually it is impalpable and defies easy definition. For those less technically More...

Introducing Correspondences

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Tiana Bakić Hayden posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

Back in 2013, Cultural Anthropology managing editor Ali Kenner and contributing editor Grant Otsuki launched the Field Notes series as part of a new More...

Fat: Integration

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Michael Montoya posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

This month's Field Notes on "Fat" concludes with this "Integration" by Michael Montoya. See Susan Greenhalgh's "Provocation," Jessica Hardin's More...

Field Notes: Illegality

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Tiana Bakić Hayden posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

This month’s Field Notes asks four contributors to reflect on the anthropological interest in illegality. Traditional anthropological studies More...

Field Notes on Activism

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Paula Serafini posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

For decades now, the field of anthropology has produced a vast amount of scholarship on social movements and protest, providing unique insights into More...

Field Notes: Care

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Fayana Richards posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

This month, SCA’s Field Notes series invites four scholars to consider the theme of care. What has anthropology contributed to the study More...

Field Notes on Sports

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Sertaç Sehlikoğlu posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

Sport has recently attracted close ethnographic interest as an object of discipline, a realm of popular culture through spectatorship, and through the More...

Field Notes: Aging

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Fayana Richards posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

This month, SCA’s Fieldnotes series invites four scholars to consider the theme of aging. What has anthropology contributed to the study of More...

Field Notes: Food

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Julie Guthman posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

Julie Guthman opens our August Field Notes series on "Food" with this provocation to think about how food studies conceptualizes the "food" at its More...

Field Notes: Invisibilities

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William Girard posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

Many scholars have noted vision’s privileged place within modern knowledge production, and contemporary technologies—from Google Earth to More...

Field Notes: Ethics

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Darren Byler posted in Correspondences on with 1 comment

As the first writer in this round of discussion on ethics, Hayder Al-Mohammad, has noted in a recent article in Ethos: “During the last decade More...

Field Notes: Disaster

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Grant Jun Otsuki posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

Today marks two years since a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Tohoku region. A string of additional catastrophes – tsunamis and More...

Field Notes: Affect

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Darren Byler posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

The theme of the Field Notes discussion for the month of February is “affect.” Ruminations on affect, the passions, and emotion More...