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.

Conducting Fieldwork in the United States

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Conducting Fieldwork in the United States

This episode is devoted to thinking through the specificity of the United States as a place in which to conduct fieldwork. Dr. Tali Ziv shares her insights base... More

An Incomplete Revolution: A Conversation with Mohamed Haj Salem Reflecting on the 2011 Uprising in Tunisia

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An Incomplete Revolution: A Conversation with Mohamed Haj Salem Reflecting on the 2011 Uprising in Tunisia

A decade has passed since Tunisians took the streets to demand a radical political change. Their act ushered a period of uprisings that toppled some of the olde... More

The Governance and (Bio)Economization of Migrant Lives: An Interview with Dr. Marthe Achtnich

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The Governance and (Bio)Economization of Migrant Lives: An Interview with Dr. Marthe Achtnich

This post should be read alongside the Colloquy edited by Marthe Achtnich, in particular Marthe Achtnich's two articles “Mobile Livings: On the Bioeconomies of ... More

Ethnographic Experiments for Undergraduates: Reflections from The Ethnography Lab at the University of Toronto

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Ethnographic Experiments for Undergraduates: Reflections from The Ethnography Lab at the University of Toronto

Watching and analyzing TikTok viral videos, walking and engaging with students on campus, and attending meetings of a particular social movement are examples of... More

What Does It Mean to Teach Anthropology? An Invitation

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What Does It Mean to Teach Anthropology? An Invitation

What do we mean when we talk about teaching anthropology? More often than not, we refer specifically to university contexts, lecture halls, discussion sections,... More

AnthroPod Talks Abortion

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AnthroPod Talks Abortion

Abortion is a topic that tends to engender passionate reactions. What’s behind our abortion anxieties? What are we really talking about when we talk about abort... More

Telling Stories Through Saved Objects: The Southeast Chicago Archive and Storytelling Project

Visual and New Media Review

Telling Stories Through Saved Objects: The Southeast Chicago Archive and Storytelling Project

Editor’s Note This feature of the Southeast Chicago Archive and Storytelling Project (SECASP) in the Visual and New Media Review gathers the perspectives and fr... More

Remembrance: Diane M. Nelson

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Remembrance: Diane M. Nelson

Diane M. Nelson June 5, 1963 - April 28, 2022Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University Ph.D. Stanford, April 4, 1996 Thank you: Joe Dumit, Cori Hayde... More

Plantation Worlds

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Plantation Worlds

There is no such thing as ‘the plantation.’ Although a recent surge in scholarship purports to address that very category, the term belies its own claim to univ... More

Divergent Ethnography: Conducting Fieldwork as an Autistic Anthropologist

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Divergent Ethnography: Conducting Fieldwork as an Autistic Anthropologist

The stereotypical image of the anthropologist venturing to a remote land has often been evoked to illustrate the disorientation and confusion experienced by aut... More