Launched in 2012, Fieldsights has helped to catalyze the growth of nonjournal digital publishing in anthropology. Today, its various sections address diverse audiences in both textual and nontextual formats.
Fieldsights posts should not be described as "published in Cultural Anthropology." The two publications have different tempos, review processes, and forms of credit associated with their output.
These Fieldsights sections feature series of ten or more essays, which bring together scholars across institutions and career stages to weigh in on a shared topic. These pieces are reviewed by the editors of Cultural Anthropology.
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On June 24, 2022 in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a conservative supermajority of the US Supreme Court overturned the court’s rulings in Roe v.... More
Disability offers opportunities to reconceptualize ethnographic practices and anthropological projects. Actualizing these opportunities requires allowing disabi... More
While not formally reviewed, posts in these Fieldsights sections reflect the breadth and pace of anthropological conversations today. Many of them are written by early-career scholars in the SCA's Contributing Editors Program.
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What I Wish Someone Taught Me When I Applied to My PhD: Considerations for Professors of Incoming (International) Students
Fall is here and the new academic year has started. Three years ago, this coincided with my first active steps towards applying to a doctoral program in sociocu... More
Reflections on Learning Theory I have served as an anthropology lecturer at Chapman University in Orange, California, since 2013. During that time, I have had t... More
Savannah Shange’s Progressive Dystopia presents an ethnography of Robeson Justice Academy, a San Francisco school distinctive for its explicit espousal of a soc... More
The Collaboration Studio draws together content previously published in different sections of Fieldsights. It also anchors a yearlong seminar that allows Contributing Editors to work together for a fixed period of time on a topic of shared interest.
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