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.

How to Submit

Questions and proposals for guest posts can be sent to the relevant section editor or to Marcel LaFlamme at marcel@culanth.org.

Walking amid Wonder: Tulasi Srinivas and Namita Dharia in Conversation

AnthroPod

Walking amid Wonder: Tulasi Srinivas and Namita Dharia in Conversation

In this episode of AnthroPod, guests Namita Dharia and Tulasi Srinivas discuss the possibilities for an anthropology of wonder. Their conversation builds out fr... More

Review: I’ve got a little problem

Visual and New Media Review

Review: I’ve got a little problem

I’ve got a little problem (2018) Directed by Ren Hang Documentary film, 44 min. * * *... More

What is the Midwest Thinking? U.S. Regionalism and Nationalism

Member Voices

What is the Midwest Thinking? U.S. Regionalism and Nationalism

The Midwest region has become a bellwether of American national politics. Media discourses often presume that Midwestern attributes or plights manifest themselv... More

Teaching Ontologies and Activism with Sophie Chao

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Teaching Ontologies and Activism with Sophie Chao

The pedagogical approaches presented in this post and the author interview with which it concludes highlight the article’s contributions to two important conver... More

When Fieldwork Breaks Your Heart

AnthroPod

When Fieldwork Breaks Your Heart

In this episode of AnthroPod, guest producer Aisha Sultan considers the question: what do you do when fieldwork threatens to break your heart? While graduate se... More

Teaching Horizoning and Responding to Climate Change with Adriana Petryna

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Teaching Horizoning and Responding to Climate Change with Adriana Petryna

This post is designed as a resource for use with Petryna’s article to explore the temporal politics and ethics of climate change and emergency response with adv... More

Letting Stories Speak: A Review of Dead Souls

Visual and New Media Review

Letting Stories Speak: A Review of Dead Souls

Dead Souls (2018) begins with this still. It is all the context that the documentarist, Wang Bing, provides for the viewer. Then, for almost eight hours, surv... More

Searches for Livability: An Interview with Adriana Petryna

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Searches for Livability: An Interview with Adriana Petryna

Pablo Seward Delaporte and Sonia Grant: You write that American fire managers have inherited an image of controllable wildfire, which contrasts with both how we... More

Our Amphibians, Ourselves: An Interview with Emily Wanderer

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Our Amphibians, Ourselves: An Interview with Emily Wanderer

Ashley Elizabeth Drake and Lachlan Summers: Axolotls are, as you note, exceptionally charismatic creatures that have captured the attention of restoration ecolo... More

The Claims of Kinship: An Interview with Alyssa Miller

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The Claims of Kinship: An Interview with Alyssa Miller

Ola Galal: In this article, you argue that Tunisian families employ kinship, both as genealogy and as an affective relationship, to make political claims on beh... More