Fieldsights

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.

Editors’ Forum

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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Negotiating the Crisis: Critical Perspectives on Climate Governance

Hot Spots

Negotiating the Crisis: Critical Perspectives on Climate Governance

This Hot Spots series critically examines the global apparatus of climate change governance, through ethnographic analysis of the United Nations Framework Conve... More

Haiti beyond Crisis

Hot Spots

Haiti beyond Crisis

This series suggests new ways to understand the current situation in Haiti and poses questions about what is, and isn’t, happening in Haiti right now. We seek t... More

Russia’s War in Ukraine, Continued

Hot Spots

Russia’s War in Ukraine, Continued

This is a continuation of the series, Russia's War in Ukraine, published on March 11. Every war is distinctive in its sources, consequences, and legacies. Some ... More

Contributed Content

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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AnthroPod Talks Abortion

AnthroPod

AnthroPod Talks Abortion

Abortion is a topic that tends to engender passionate reactions. What’s behind our abortion anxieties? What are we really talking about when we talk about abort... More

Telling Stories Through Saved Objects: The Southeast Chicago Archive and Storytelling Project

Visual and New Media Review

Telling Stories Through Saved Objects: The Southeast Chicago Archive and Storytelling Project

Editor’s Note This feature of the Southeast Chicago Archive and Storytelling Project (SECASP) in the Visual and New Media Review gathers the perspectives and fr... More

Remembrance: Diane M. Nelson

Member Voices

Remembrance: Diane M. Nelson

Diane M. Nelson June 5, 1963 - April 28, 2022Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University Ph.D. Stanford, April 4, 1996 Thank you: Joe Dumit, Cori Hayde... More

Collaboration Studio

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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Open Access

Open Access

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