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 Marcel LaFlamme at marcel@culanth.org.

Refusing “Undocumented”: Imagining Survival Beyond the Gift of Papers

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Refusing “Undocumented”: Imagining Survival Beyond the Gift of Papers

Audra Simpson (2014, 22) has described how accepting the supposed gift of citizenship from the U.S. or Canadian governments is an impossible project for the Ind... More

Book Forum: Violence’s Fabled Experiment

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Book Forum: Violence’s Fabled Experiment

Richard Baxstrom and Todd Meyers’s Violence’s Fabled Experiment (2018) is a superb account of the relationship between images, violence, and history. It is al... More

Storying Otherwise. A Review of Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival

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Storying Otherwise. A Review of Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival

“We need other kinds of stories,” Donna Haraway implores as she faces the camera. “Storying otherwise,” in Haraway’s expression, is an apt characterization of... More

Teaching India: A Conversation with Tulasi Srinivas

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Teaching India: A Conversation with Tulasi Srinivas

This past fall, I taught a course on Indian Culture and Society to undergraduate and graduate students in Hong Kong. In preparing for the course, I browsed the ... More

Touch: An #AmAnth2018 Panel Review

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Touch: An #AmAnth2018 Panel Review

Touch: Tangible Difference, Worlding Techniques Touch: Contact, Ethics, Force Organizers: Zoë H. Wool, Tyler Zoanni Panelists: Anna Eisenstein, Terra Edwards, D... More

(W)rap on: Immigration

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(W)rap on: Immigration

“(W)Rap on: Immigration” is the second episode of the (W)Rap On series at AnthroPod, which brings anthropologists into conversation with artists, activists, and... More

Lights Out: An #AmAnth2018 Panel Response

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Lights Out: An #AmAnth2018 Panel Response

Lights Out: The Darkroom Organizer: Mayanthi Fernando Panelists: Lisa Sang Mi Min, Mayanthi Fernando, Franck Billé, Elizabeth Dunn, Lucinda Ramberg, Eduardo Koh... More

Roundtable Discussion: Reading List for a Progressive Environmental Anthropology

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Roundtable Discussion: Reading List for a Progressive Environmental Anthropology

In this episode of AnthroPod, we bring you a recording of a roundtable discussion about the recently published Reading List for a Progressive Environmental Anth... More

Teaching Electronic Life Histories

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Teaching Electronic Life Histories

Recent works on the anthropology of waste, rubbish, and discard abound. Many focus on the destructive capacities of capitalist accumulation and the unrecounted ... More

The Politics of Compilation: Around India with Sandhya Suri

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The Politics of Compilation: Around India with Sandhya Suri

How does one approach the past? Whether as a vast, uneven field, a spiral, or a stairway, spatial metaphors fail to do justice to time. Excavating memory, as ... More