AnthroPod is the podcast of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Featuring conversations between anthropologists as well as experiments in sonic ethnography, the podcast seeks to highlight the polyphony of voices within cultural anthropology. Our episodes explore conceptual, methodological, and pedagogical issues in the discipline, while striving to make anthropology more widely accessible.

Contact Us

Questions and proposals for guest-produced episodes can be sent to section editors Marios Falaris and Beth Derderian at anthropod@culanth.org.

Teresa Caldeira on Urban Practices and Ethnographic Intimacy

Teresa Caldeira on Urban Practices and Ethnographic Intimacy

In this episode, AnthroPod brings you a discussion about urban ethnography with Teresa Caldeira, Professor of City and Regional Planning at the University of Ca... More

AnthroBites: Feminist Anthropology

AnthroBites: Feminist Anthropology

AnthroBites is a series from the AnthroPod team, designed to make anthropology more digestible. Each episode tackles a key concept, text, or theme, and breaks i... More

Anthropology’s Politics: A Conversation with Lara Deeb and Jessica Winegar

Anthropology’s Politics: A Conversation with Lara Deeb and Jessica Winegar

In this episode of AnthroPod, Beth Derderian interviews Lara Deeb (Scripps College) and Jessica Winegar (Northwestern University) about their recent book Anthro... More

Podcasts and Pedagogy: Audio in the Anthropology Classroom

Podcasts and Pedagogy: Audio in the Anthropology Classroom

In this episode of AnthroPod, we bring you a conversation with Angela Jenks, Assistant Teaching Professor at the University of California, Irvine and former Sch... More

The Anthropology of Media in a Post-Truth Era

The Anthropology of Media in a Post-Truth Era

In this episode of AnthroPod, we bring you a recording of a panel at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, which was entitled “Ex... More

More-than-Human Politics

More-than-Human Politics

In this episode of AnthroPod, guest producers Stine Krøijer and Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen take up a debate that is central to current environmental and politi... More

AnthroBites: Sovereignty

AnthroBites: Sovereignty

AnthroBites is a new series from the AnthroPod team, designed to make anthropology more digestible. Each episode tackles a key concept, text, or theme, and brea... More

Drone: Anthropology, Poetry, Military

Drone: Anthropology, Poetry, Military

This episode of AnthroPod is about the representation of drone warfare, as told from the perspective of an anthropologist (Hugh Gusterson), a poet (Kim Garcia),... More

AnthroBites: Scientific Racism

AnthroBites: Scientific Racism

AnthroBites is a new series from the AnthroPod team, designed to make anthropology more digestible. Each episode tackles a key concept, text, or theme, and brea... More

Ethnography and Design 3: Labor in the Gig Economy

Ethnography and Design 3: Labor in the Gig Economy

This AnthroPod episode is the last in a three-part series on the intersection of ethnography and design. The series was inspired by the conference “Ethnography ... More