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 Jessica Lockrem at [email protected]

A Collaboratory of Indian Ocean Ethnographies

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A Collaboratory of Indian Ocean Ethnographies

The pandemic brought an unsettling fog of silence down on field-dependent research along the littoral fringes of the northern Indian Ocean. It caused severely r... More

On the Politics and Ethics of What-Comes-After: An Interview with Townsend Middleton

Supplementals

On the Politics and Ethics of What-Comes-After: An Interview with Townsend Middleton

In the following interview, Townsend Middleton and Michelle Hak Hepburn reflect on starting from the “excluded elsewhere” (Karera 2019), bringing the concept of... More

In Whose Name?

Visual and New Media Review

In Whose Name?

This series was solicited and composed by Sander Hölsgens, and went through an internal graduate student peer review process prior to publication. Hölsgens' res... More

Virtual Connections, Digital Contentions: Small Academic Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic

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Virtual Connections, Digital Contentions: Small Academic Meetings During the Covid-19 Pandemic

This Open Series features and invites posts that describe and address the new intellectual relationships, connections, and tensions emerging from small online a... More

Limbo

Visual and New Media Review

Limbo

Somewhere amid the high-Andes mist, floating above the plane of signification, where all but one toponym is offered (the mythic El Putumayo), dust particles bea... More

The Postcard Series: Rescripting Visual Codes

Visual and New Media Review

The Postcard Series: Rescripting Visual Codes

Postcards of nineteenth-century Caribbean geographies and subjugated peoples comprise a medium of domination through which colonial figures constructed themselv... More

Aviation, Infrastructure, and Temporality in Nepal: An Interview with Tina Harris

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Aviation, Infrastructure, and Temporality in Nepal: An Interview with Tina Harris

In the following author interview, Tina Harris thinks back on her work with aviation personnel in Nepal. As the global aviation industry plans for the future, p... More

#SOSColombia: Dispatches and Reflections from El Paro Nacional / #SOSColombia: Comunicados y reflexiones desde el paro nacional

Visual and New Media Review

#SOSColombia: Dispatches and Reflections from El Paro Nacional / #SOSColombia: Comunicados y reflexiones desde el paro nacional

(Con traducción al español) This series is centered on the immediacy of the dispatch genre amid the political unrest and instability that characterizes the ongo... More

Opening Access to AAA’s Publishing Future

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Opening Access to AAA’s Publishing Future

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) publishing contract with Wiley comes to term in 2022. In light of this pressing deadline, several journal editors... More

Love and Collaboration in Practice: Perspectives on Co-teaching a Graduate Seminar during a Pandemic

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Love and Collaboration in Practice: Perspectives on Co-teaching a Graduate Seminar during a Pandemic

In this turbulent yet potentially transformative time marked by a global pandemic and urgent calls for racial justice and equity in society, we find it imperati... More