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.

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Questions and proposals for guest posts can be sent to the relevant section editor or to Jessica Lockrem at [email protected]

Teaching Storytelling and Financial Crisis

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Teaching Storytelling and Financial Crisis

Summary Each author in the Openings and Retrospectives collection, "After 2008," published in the November 2008 issue of Cultural Anthropology tells a particula... More

Forum: Culture at Large 2018 with Robin Kelley

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Forum: Culture at Large 2018 with Robin Kelley

At the 2018 annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, the Society for Anthropology's signature Culture at Large session honored the work of hi... More

Inverting a Sense of Home: Review of Evicted Exhibition

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Inverting a Sense of Home: Review of Evicted Exhibition

The glass doors to the Evicted exhibition at the National Building Museum open to a wall of eviction notices. The pink sheets of paper inform tenants that they ... More

Refusal and Resurgence: A Review of Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa

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Refusal and Resurgence: A Review of Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa

Jeremy Dutcher’s captivating Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa (2018), winner of Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize as well as a Juno Award, is the debut album o... More

What is Finance? A Conversation with Keith Hart, Daromir Rudnyckyj, and Caitlin Zaloom

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What is Finance? A Conversation with Keith Hart, Daromir Rudnyckyj, and Caitlin Zaloom

Jen Hughes and Tariq Rahman: Collectively, these essays span vastly different parts of the world. However, one of the concepts that holds them together is finan... More

Playful Pedagogy: Teaching Culture with the Small-Penis Emoji

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Playful Pedagogy: Teaching Culture with the Small-Penis Emoji

Sitting down to write my first lecture for an interdisciplinary first-year course I'd been assigned, I stare blankly at its title—Cultures and Diversity—trying ... More

Cashlessness: A Look at Life on the Margins of a Digitalizing Economy

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Cashlessness: A Look at Life on the Margins of a Digitalizing Economy

In this episode of AnthroPod, guest producers Camilla Ida Ravnbøl and Marie Kolling explore the impact that the global trend towards digitalizing economies has ... More

Thinking through Medical Aid-in-Dying with Anita Hannig

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Thinking through Medical Aid-in-Dying with Anita Hannig

This post is meant to be read alongside Anita Hannig’s article Author(iz)ing Death: Medical Aid-in-Dying and the Morality of Suicide published in the February 2... More

Book Forum: The Blind Man

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Book Forum: The Blind Man

And if seeing was fire, I required the plenitude of fire, And if seeing would infect me with madness, I madly wanted that madness.–Maurice Blanchot Robert Desja... More

What is a Classroom For? Teaching the Anthropology of Palestine

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What is a Classroom For? Teaching the Anthropology of Palestine

Arrivals As a college professor, I consider the classroom to be a site of engagement, activism, and learning, not just for my students, but also for myself. Ove... More