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]

Digitally Mediated Intimacies: An Interview with Molly Hales

Supplementals

Digitally Mediated Intimacies: An Interview with Molly Hales

Robyn Taylor-Neu: You outline in your article how you’re departing from detachment models and how these models seemingly haunt the discourse, so I’m interested ... More

Trembling Mountain

Visual and New Media Review

Trembling Mountain

Om mani padme hum. Om mani padme hum. Om mani padme hum. Gyalpo chants in a low vibration, twisting and smoothing the beads on his mala, touching them to his ... More

Castaway Man

Visual and New Media Review

Castaway Man

Perhaps the best place to start with Kesang Tseten’s Castaway Man (2015) is with its final scene—with grainy archival footage of a man burying a time capsule in... More

Distribute2020: An Invitation to Use, Reuse, Recombine, Cite, Relate, and Teach!

Teaching Tools

Distribute2020: An Invitation to Use, Reuse, Recombine, Cite, Relate, and Teach!

Welcome to the Teaching Tools series inspired by Distribute2020, the biannual multimodal conference presented by the Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) and... More

Global Protest Movements in 2019: What Do They Teach Us?

Member Voices

Global Protest Movements in 2019: What Do They Teach Us?

Amid an unprecedented sense of global uncertainty, protest movements around the world are opening new horizons. This series, which was assembled before the star... More

Who Will Be a Gurkha

Visual and New Media Review

Who Will Be a Gurkha

Kesang Tseten’s Who Will Be a Gurkha (2012) is a corporeal film full of movement, exertion, physicality, and masculine energy. The film follows the archaic sele... More

Socialism, Spies, and Serendipity: Katherine Verdery and Kristen Ghodsee on Anthropology and Epistemic Change

AnthroPod

Socialism, Spies, and Serendipity: Katherine Verdery and Kristen Ghodsee on Anthropology and Epistemic Change

This episode features Katherine Verdery in conversation with Kristen Ghodsee. They discuss Verdery's career in the context of her recent ASEEES award, including... More

What Is an Interruption? An Interview with Lisa Stevenson

Supplementals

What Is an Interruption? An Interview with Lisa Stevenson

Sander Hölsgens: “Looking Away” (Stevenson 2020) opens and ends with a narrative description of a portrait of a woman named Kautaq Joseph. What is it about imag... More

What Does Anthropology Sound Like: Poetry

AnthroPod

What Does Anthropology Sound Like: Poetry

This is the second episode in the What Does Anthropology Sound Like series. In it Dr. Darcy Alexandra and Dr. Ather Zia join contributing editor and producer, C... More

Ethnography, Journalism, and the Politics of Representation

Teaching Tools

Ethnography, Journalism, and the Politics of Representation

Qualitative research paradigms are often set in contrast to quantitative paradigms. And, in a lower-division anthropology class, students may only have familiar... More