Member Voices showcases the intellectual vitality of the SCA by featuring the work of its more than one thousand members, as well as archived content from discontinued Fieldsights sections. Submissions in a range of formats are welcome from current SCA members.

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Send an inquiry or a draft of no more than 2000 words to section editor Pablo Seward Delaporte at pseward@stanford.edu.

Hormones

Hormones

Omnipresent and versatile, hormones shape what it means to be human in fundamental ways. Hormones are often described as signaling molecules or chemical messeng... More

Open Access, Open Minds

Open Access, Open Minds

There’s a couplet in the Tirukkural, the sixth-century Tamil ethical treatise from south India, which speaks beautifully to the philosophy of giving. Kaimaaru v... More

Bateson Book Forum: The Resonance of Unseen Things

Bateson Book Forum: The Resonance of Unseen Things

In The Resonance of Unseen Things: Poetics, Power, Captivity, and UFOs in the American Uncanny, Susan Lepselter describes the affects and networked logics that ... More

Justice

Justice

We think we know what injustice feels like. We can identify moments in our own lives that felt like oppression, like the refusal of freedom, like a wrong. And w... More

Academic Precarity in American Anthropology: A Forum

Academic Precarity in American Anthropology: A Forum

If as many as 80 percent of doctoral students in cultural anthropology are not getting tenure-track jobs, then why are PhD programs in the United States almost ... More

Images

Images

Many anthropologists drawn to experimental forms of ethnography have gravitated toward images as method. Lisa Stevenson (2014, 10) has proposed an “anthropology... More

A Tiger’s Leap into the Past: An Interview with Anand Vivek Taneja

A Tiger’s Leap into the Past: An Interview with Anand Vivek Taneja

Anand Vivek Taneja’s recently published book Jinnealogy: Time, Islam, and Ecological Thought in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi speaks of lives in conversation with... More

Producing Pleasure: Emotional Labor and Substance Use in Brooklyn’s Queer Nightlife

Producing Pleasure: Emotional Labor and Substance Use in Brooklyn’s Queer Nightlife

This essay is part of an online supplement to the Openings collection on “Chemo-Ethnography,” which was edited by Nicholas Shapiro and Eben Kirksey and featured... More

Microdosing at Work: Reworking Bodies and Chemicals

Microdosing at Work: Reworking Bodies and Chemicals

This essay is part of an online supplement to the Openings collection on “Chemo-Ethnography,” which was edited by Nicholas Shapiro and Eben Kirksey and featured... More

Armed with Red Lipstick

Armed with Red Lipstick

This essay is part of an online supplement to the Openings collection on “Chemo-Ethnography,” which was edited by Nicholas Shapiro and Eben Kirksey and featured... More