Fat

Fat

This month's Field Notes on "Fat" concludes with this "Integration" by Michael Montoya. See Susan Greenhalgh's "Provocation," Jessica Hardin's "Translation," an... More

Illegality

Illegality

This month’s Field Notes asks four contributors to reflect on the anthropological interest in illegality. Traditional anthropological studies approached law a... More

Activism

Activism

For decades now, the field of anthropology has produced a vast amount of scholarship on social movements and protest, providing unique insights into the dynam... More

Care

Care

This month, SCA’s Field Notes series invites four scholars to consider the theme of care. What has anthropology contributed to the study of care? What does it p... More

Sport

Sport

Sport has recently attracted close ethnographic interest as an object of discipline, a realm of popular culture through spectatorship, and through the contemp... More

Aging

Aging

This month, SCA’s Fieldnotes series invites four scholars to consider the theme of aging. What has anthropology contributed to the study of aging? How does agin... More

The Politics of Memory

The Politics of Memory

Collective memory is increasingly the language by which individuals and groups struggle over their own identity and makes demands in the public sphere. Since ... More

Food

Food

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Studying Unformed Objects

Studying Unformed Objects

. . . it is not enough for us to open our eyes, to pay attention, to be aware, for new objects suddenly to light up and emerge out of the ground.—Michel Foucaul... More

Invisibilities

Invisibilities

Many scholars have noted vision’s privileged place within modern knowledge production, and contemporary technologies—from Google Earth to video cameras for lapa... More