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 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

Decolonizing the Classroom: A Conversation with Girish Daswani

Teaching Tools

Decolonizing the Classroom: A Conversation with Girish Daswani

This Teaching Tools post features an interview with Girish Daswani, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto, Scarboro... More

States, Elections, and The Promise of Newness: Thinking with Pakistan’s 2018 General Election

Member Voices

States, Elections, and The Promise of Newness: Thinking with Pakistan’s 2018 General Election

In the winter of 2017, as villagers in Pakistan’s Punjab region discussed an irrigation canal breach, one of them, Shahab baba, reflected: “Ayub da time changa ... More

Black Availability: Antimigrant Policies in Africa and the Exploitation of Black Migrants

Member Voices

Black Availability: Antimigrant Policies in Africa and the Exploitation of Black Migrants

Restricting African migration to Europe has proved to be good politics for both European and North African leaders. As “tough on crime” strategies of blocking b... More

Walking amid Wonder: Tulasi Srinivas and Namita Dharia in Conversation

AnthroPod

Walking amid Wonder: Tulasi Srinivas and Namita Dharia in Conversation

In this episode of AnthroPod, guests Namita Dharia and Tulasi Srinivas discuss the possibilities for an anthropology of wonder. Their conversation builds out fr... More

Review: I’ve got a little problem

Visual and New Media Review

Review: I’ve got a little problem

I’ve got a little problem (2018) Directed by Ren Hang Documentary film, 44 min. * * *... More

What is the Midwest Thinking? U.S. Regionalism and Nationalism

Member Voices

What is the Midwest Thinking? U.S. Regionalism and Nationalism

The Midwest region has become a bellwether of American national politics. Media discourses often presume that Midwestern attributes or plights manifest themselv... More