Member Voices showcases the intellectual vitality of the SCA by featuring the work of its members, as well as archived content from discontinued Fieldsights sections. We publish short pieces which engage contemporary disciplinary conversations within anthropology. We welcome submissions which put current events in conversation with anthropological thought and literature. We encourage creativity and collaboration, aiming to create a forum which propels the discipline in new and exciting directions.
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
Anthropology and Undergraduate Desire Panelists: Richard Handler (University of Virginia), Lee Baker (Duke University), Charlie Piot (Duke University), Alexand... More
Unfinished: The Anthropology of Becoming Panelists: João Biehl (Princeton University), Peter Locke (Northwestern University), Angela Garcia (Stanford Universit... More
Fieldwork and the Native Informant Organizers: Eleana Kim (University of California, Irvine) and Zeynep Gürsel (Macalester College) Featured Guest: Gayatri Chak... More
Elements Panelists: Daniel Fisher (University of California, Berkeley), Andrea Ballestero (Rice University), Liisa Malkki (Stanford University), Nikhil Anand (U... More
An Uncertain Rush of Energy: A Discussion with William Mazzarella on The Mana of Mass Society Chair: Bhrigupati Singh (Brown University)Panelists: Steven Caton ... More
Ex-Post-Facto? The Anthropology of Media and Journalism in a Post-Truth Era Panelists: Robert Samet (Union College), Naomi Schiller (Brooklyn College, City Univ... More
From Ebola to Plague and Beyond: How Can Anthropologists Best Engage Past Experience to Prepare for New Epidemics?
In August 2017, a man who had recently traveled by shared taxi from the central highlands of Madagascar to Tamatave (via Antananarivo) died after a brief illnes... More
Recently, political anthropologists and theorists have attempted to address two interrelated concerns. The first is a seemingly widespread lack of motivation fo... More