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.

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Questions and proposals for guest posts can be sent to the relevant section editor or to Jessica Lockrem at [email protected]

Love and Collaboration in Practice: Perspectives on Co-teaching a Graduate Seminar during a Pandemic

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Love and Collaboration in Practice: Perspectives on Co-teaching a Graduate Seminar during a Pandemic

In this turbulent yet potentially transformative time marked by a global pandemic and urgent calls for racial justice and equity in society, we find it imperati... More

Interview: Patchwork Ethnography

Member Voices

Interview: Patchwork Ethnography

Last year, Member Voices published Gökçe Günel, Saiba Varma, and Chika Watanabe’s “A Manifesto for Patchwork Ethnography.” The authors posted their manifesto ah... More

Portraits of Unbelonging: A Special Crossover Episode with Ottoman History Podcast

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Portraits of Unbelonging: A Special Crossover Episode with Ottoman History Podcast

In memory of Mary Lou Savage (née Khantamour).The Ottoman archives contain just over a hundred photographs that look like old family portraits, but they were cr... More

The Anthropology of Time: A Reading List In-the-Making

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The Anthropology of Time: A Reading List In-the-Making

Introductions, Invitations Given the renewed scholarly attention to time and temporality, we present a reading list on the anthropology of time. This list is an... More

Syllabus Archive: Teaching Ethnographic Research Methods

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Syllabus Archive: Teaching Ethnographic Research Methods

How do we actually do fieldwork? This is a question that we seek to help our students of all levels discover in our courses, but even in graduate school curricu... More

Post-Compassionate Aid and Emergent Forms of Support: An Interview with Daniela Giudici

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Post-Compassionate Aid and Emergent Forms of Support: An Interview with Daniela Giudici

In the following author interview, Daniela Giudici reflects on her ethnographic engagement with the asylum management system in Bologna, Italy. Drawing our atte... More

Teaching Cultural Anthropology as a Community-Building MOOC-Style Course

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Teaching Cultural Anthropology as a Community-Building MOOC-Style Course

This post highlights the introductory cultural anthropology syllabus prepared by Rebecca Howes-Mischel and Megan Tracy, which they organized in similar style to... More

Creating Community in an Asynchronous Online Class

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Creating Community in an Asynchronous Online Class

In the summer of 2020, we faced a challenge (one of many collectively shared): what to do with our general education Introduction to Cultural Anthropology class... More

A Complement to the Syllabus Archive: Primiano, Krishnan, and Sangaramoorthy's “Plagues, Pathogens, and Pedagogical Decolonization”

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A Complement to the Syllabus Archive: Primiano, Krishnan, and Sangaramoorthy's “Plagues, Pathogens, and Pedagogical Decolonization”

Through the Syllabus Archive on Teaching Tools, we have worked to put together different opportunities for people to share their approaches to emergent topics i... More

A Political Passion Play: Review of The New Gospel

Visual and New Media Review

A Political Passion Play: Review of The New Gospel

Passion plays are theatrical reenactments of the suffering of Jesus Christ: his trial, the Stations of the Cross, and finally, the crucifixion on Calvary, outsi... More