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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Disability as Rupture

Theorizing the Contemporary

Disability as Rupture

Disability offers opportunities to reconceptualize ethnographic practices and anthropological projects. Actualizing these opportunities requires allowing disabi... More

Graphic Ethnography on the Rise

Theorizing the Contemporary

Graphic Ethnography on the Rise

We are witnessing a new wave of ethnographic, multimodal creativity inspired by comics, graphic novels, and creative visual arts. The growth of this "graphic-et... More

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

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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Conducting Fieldwork in the United States

AnthroPod

Conducting Fieldwork in the United States

This episode is devoted to thinking through the specificity of the United States as a place in which to conduct fieldwork. Dr. Tali Ziv shares her insights base... More

An Incomplete Revolution: A Conversation with Mohamed Haj Salem Reflecting on the 2011 Uprising in Tunisia

Member Voices

An Incomplete Revolution: A Conversation with Mohamed Haj Salem Reflecting on the 2011 Uprising in Tunisia

A decade has passed since Tunisians took the streets to demand a radical political change. Their act ushered a period of uprisings that toppled some of the olde... More

The Governance and (Bio)Economization of Migrant Lives: An Interview with Dr. Marthe Achtnich

Supplementals

The Governance and (Bio)Economization of Migrant Lives: An Interview with Dr. Marthe Achtnich

This post should be read alongside the Colloquy edited by Marthe Achtnich, in particular Marthe Achtnich's two articles “Mobile Livings: On the Bioeconomies of ... 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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