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.

Roundtable Discussion: Reading List for a Progressive Environmental Anthropology

AnthroPod

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

Visual and New Media Review

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

How Should We Think of the Sentinel Islanders?

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How Should We Think of the Sentinel Islanders?

The last time the inhabitants of Sentinel Island were caught in the glare of global media attention was in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami. The image of a Sen... More

Citation Matters: An Updated Reading List for a Progressive Environmental Anthropology

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Citation Matters: An Updated Reading List for a Progressive Environmental Anthropology

Scholarship in environmental anthropology has historically asked questions about how humans relate to the interconnected biophysical and cultural processes unfo... More

Fields of Relevance: An Interview with Perry Sherouse

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Fields of Relevance: An Interview with Perry Sherouse

Alexandra Vieux Frankel (AVF): This article is rich with visual media, from posters to photographs to stills of YouTube videos. The placement of these images ... More

At the Limits of Selfhood: An Interview with Kevin Lewis O’Neill

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At the Limits of Selfhood: An Interview with Kevin Lewis O’Neill

Andrés Romero: In this article, you demonstrate how pastoralism as an institutional project is kept alive through the inversion of value around the figure of th... More

Becoming Infrastructural: An Interview with Michael Degani

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Becoming Infrastructural: An Interview with Michael Degani

Scott Ross (SR): In the article, you draw on Sianne Ngai’s argument regarding zaniness’s emergence in response to capitalism’s constant revolutionizing, and you... More

AnthroBites: Queer Anthropology

AnthroPod

AnthroBites: Queer Anthropology

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

Methods for Many Anthropocenes with Andrew S. Mathews

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Methods for Many Anthropocenes with Andrew S. Mathews

This Teaching Tools post is designed as a resource for using the article to explore visual techniques for ethnographic thought and to consider the environment a... More