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 or to Jessica Lockrem at [email protected]

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

Supplementals

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

Refusal and Resurgence: A Review of Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa

Visual and New Media Review

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

Playful Pedagogy: Teaching Culture with the Small-Penis Emoji

Teaching Tools

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

AnthroPod

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

Supplementals

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

Visual and New Media Review

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

Teaching Tools

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

AnthroBites: Anthropology of NGOs

AnthroPod

AnthroBites: Anthropology of NGOs

AnthroBites is a series from the AnthroPod team, designed to make anthropology more digestible. Each episode tackles a key concept, text, or theme, and breaks i... More

(De)compositions: A Review of Anthropocene

Visual and New Media Review

(De)compositions: A Review of Anthropocene

Our entrance into Anthropocene was initiated by a loud noise of what we imagined to be a bomb exploding. Repeated on a loop from a concealed source, this sonic ... More

Streaming Closeness: A Review of Present.Perfect

Visual and New Media Review

Streaming Closeness: A Review of Present.Perfect

Since its inception in 2005, the live-streaming industry has grown into a $5 billion enterprise. Today, hundreds of thousands of Chinese anchors (主播; zhu bo) ar... More