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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Questions and proposals for guest posts can be sent to the relevant section editor or to Jessica Lockrem at [email protected]

Visualize-ing Air: Data, Icons, and Translations of Smog in Lahore

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Visualize-ing Air: Data, Icons, and Translations of Smog in Lahore

My city, Lahore, is disappearing. There is nothing figurative about that sentence. I genuinely cannot see my hometown outside my window. The skyline is a haze .... More

The Porosity of Film: A Review of Yi Cui’s Of Shadows

Visual and New Media Review

The Porosity of Film: A Review of Yi Cui’s Of Shadows

Distributor Icarus Films writes that Yi Cui's Of Shadows (2016) juxtaposes “the rural and the urban, the grassroot and the official, the state and the local, th... More

Redesigning the Annual Conference: Contagion, Carbon, Access, Equity

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Redesigning the Annual Conference: Contagion, Carbon, Access, Equity

Spring is a time to look ahead in places like where I live on the East Coast of the United States, as people come out of doors and dormant plants and other crea... More

Siena'ga

Visual and New Media Review

Siena'ga

Editors' NoteSiena’ga offers the home video as an ethnographic genre. A retrieval of family memories somewhere between Siena, Italy, and Ciénaga, Colombia, Sien... More

The Legal Doctor

Visual and New Media Review

The Legal Doctor

Editors' NoteThe Legal Doctor is an episode from Cristiana Giordano and Greg Pierotti’s Unstories—a performance play that thinks the ongoing migrant crisis in E... More

Rooftop “Recipes” for Relating: A Commentary on Recipes, Ethnography, and Theory

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Rooftop “Recipes” for Relating: A Commentary on Recipes, Ethnography, and Theory

I titled my 2018 anthropology MA thesis for The American University in Cairo “Rooftop Recipes for Relating: Ecologies of Humans, Animals, and Life,” but it took... More

Disabled Lives, Personhood, and Politics in Uganda: An Interview with Tyler Zoanni

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Disabled Lives, Personhood, and Politics in Uganda: An Interview with Tyler Zoanni

In this interview, we sat down with Tyler Zoanni to discuss his article “Appearances of Disability and Christianity in Uganda” published in August 2019 in Cultu... More

Teaching Kinship as a Crossroads with Kathryn Mariner

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Teaching Kinship as a Crossroads with Kathryn Mariner

This post will present a lesson plan and short author interview to accompany Kathryn Mariner’s article “‘Who you are in these pieces of paper’: Imagining Future... More

Teaching Theory in Graduate Education: A Conversation with Elizabeth Emma Ferry

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Teaching Theory in Graduate Education: A Conversation with Elizabeth Emma Ferry

We’ve all been there: you find yourself at a conference panel or in conversation with another scholar and, before you know it, you are drowning in a sea of theo... More

Raciolinguistic Ideologies and Decolonizing Anthropology: A Conversation with Jonathan Rosa

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Raciolinguistic Ideologies and Decolonizing Anthropology: A Conversation with Jonathan Rosa

Professor Jonathan Rosa (Stanford University) sits down with Contributing Editor Benjamin Bean to discuss raciolinguistic ideologies, a framework developed by R... More