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.

What Resilience Does

AnthroPod

What Resilience Does

This episode kicks off AnthroPod’s newest series, What Concepts Do, which contextualizes national and international conversations in anthropological discourse. ... More

Radical Humanism and Decolonization: An Interview with Kamari Clarke

AnthroPod

Radical Humanism and Decolonization: An Interview with Kamari Clarke

In this episode Professor Kamari Maxine Clarke reflects on her ethnographic work in Africa, her thinking on the legacies of colonialism in the discipline of Ant... More

Mundane Fascism and Laboring Love: An Interview with Radhika Govindrajan

Supplementals

Mundane Fascism and Laboring Love: An Interview with Radhika Govindrajan

Prerna Srigyan invites Radhika Govindrajan to discuss the importance and implications of bringing in the politics of loving and laboring to understand the munda... More

Relata Revisited

Teaching Tools

Relata Revisited

In a previous post on the SCA website, Relata is described as an experimental tool for collaborative indexing and exploratory search that seeks to map conversa... More

Book Forum on Marina Peterson's Atmospheric Noise: The Indefinite Urbanism of Los Angeles

Visual and New Media Review

Book Forum on Marina Peterson's Atmospheric Noise: The Indefinite Urbanism of Los Angeles

Atmospheric Noise gathers the indeterminacies and excesses of sound and the limits of measurement, law and archive, with noise “falling away as both sound and c... More

"Pausing...to Come Together": An Interview with Anna Eisenstein

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"Pausing...to Come Together": An Interview with Anna Eisenstein

In the following interview, Anna Eisenstein delves into the multiple dimensions at play in an ‘anthropology of pace.’ As the author elaborates on her analysis o... More

Denaturalizing Ethnographic Epistemology

Member Voices

Denaturalizing Ethnographic Epistemology

As of March 29, 2022, the call for submissions to this series is extended to June 30, 2022. This piece brings attention to the consequences of binarizing catego... More

Rethinking Anthropological Film Exhibition and Distribution (Part II)

Visual and New Media Review

Rethinking Anthropological Film Exhibition and Distribution (Part II)

This post is part of a two-post series. See "Rethinking Anthropological Film Exhibition and Distribution (Part I)" for the first installment. ... More

Rethinking Anthropological Film Exhibition and Distribution (Part I)

Visual and New Media Review

Rethinking Anthropological Film Exhibition and Distribution (Part I)

This post is part of a two-post series. See "Rethinking Anthropological Film Exhibition and Distribution (Part II)" to continue this conversation with us. ... More

Book Forum: Iran Reframed

Visual and New Media Review

Book Forum: Iran Reframed

Narges Bajoghli’s Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic (2019) is an extraordinary achievement that illustrates the relation between contemp... More