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]

Rethinking Nature and Migration: An Interview with Bettina Stoetzer

Supplementals

Rethinking Nature and Migration: An Interview with Bettina Stoetzer

Ashley Elizabeth Drake: The research for this article emerges from fieldwork with immigrant communities, environmentalists, ecologists, and other urban resident... More

Rethinking Populism: An Interview with Robert Samet

Supplementals

Rethinking Populism: An Interview with Robert Samet

Ola Galal: You argue that the mistake of scholars and activists who oppose right-wing populism around the world is that they have failed to take seriously the r... More

Survivors

Visual and New Media Review

Survivors

An aerial view descends into the city as floating trash blur the boundaries where water turns to housing settlements. The camera follows an ambulance through th... More

Out of the Ordinary: A Review of The Hundreds

Visual and New Media Review

Out of the Ordinary: A Review of The Hundreds

Perhaps a theory orders the world; perhaps poetry disrupts it . . . Perhaps The Hundreds (Duke University Press, 2019)—Lauren Berlant and Kathleen Stewart’s col... More

China’s Respiratory Communities

Member Voices

China’s Respiratory Communities

“It’s always busier here when the pollution is bad,” Lili, a community engagement coordinator, told me. Worried I would not be able to find the place, she had w... More

Reimagining the Annual Meeting for an Era of Radical Climate Change

Member Voices

Reimagining the Annual Meeting for an Era of Radical Climate Change

This is less a blog post than a virtual and distributed happening. We bring you the account of a roundtable at the November 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting in Van... More

Anthropological Film Fragments from Early Twentieth-Century Mexico: A Curatorial Problem

Visual and New Media Review

Anthropological Film Fragments from Early Twentieth-Century Mexico: A Curatorial Problem

What if we approached our pedagogical and scholarly engagements with ethnographic cinemas as a series of curatorial exercises in seeing, as a practice of second... More

Anthropology and/of Mental Health Part 1

AnthroPod

Anthropology and/of Mental Health Part 1

In this episode, Contributing Editor Anar Parikh interviews Professor Beatriz Reyes-Foster (University of Central Florida) and Professor Rebecca J. Lester (Wash... More

Media, Images, and the Expressive Arts at AAA/CASCA 2019

Visual and New Media Review

Media, Images, and the Expressive Arts at AAA/CASCA 2019

The American Anthropology Association and the Canadian Anthropology Society will co-host their yearly national conference in Vancouver, Canada, from November 20... More

Bateson Book Forum: Dust of the Zulu

Member Voices

Bateson Book Forum: Dust of the Zulu

Louise Meintjes’s Dust of the Zulu: Ngoma Aesthetics After Apartheid (Duke University Press, 2017) is an ethnography of post-aparteid ngoma dance—a competitive ... More