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]

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

The Sensible, the Sensate, and Dissensus: An Interview with Sareeta Amrute

Supplementals

The Sensible, the Sensate, and Dissensus: An Interview with Sareeta Amrute

Anar Parikh: You open the article with a detailed description of the landscape: where the bucolic Pacific northwest meets the tech geographies of the Seattle su... More

Ethnocine: Hay Betl7em هاي بيت لحم

Visual and New Media Review

Ethnocine: Hay Betl7em هاي بيت لحم

We close out curating some of the works from Ethnocine Collective by showcasing two episodes from Laura Menchaca Ruiz and Khader U. Handal's Hay Betl7em (2018–2... More

Four Alleys

Visual and New Media Review

Four Alleys

Alley Knowing As Tim Dee (2015, 5) says in Four Fields, “what is extraordinary about them often seems familiar.” By them, Dee means fields and their natural and... More

Gauging the Toll: Auto-reflexivity, Sexual Violence, and Fieldwork

Member Voices

Gauging the Toll: Auto-reflexivity, Sexual Violence, and Fieldwork

In Letters from the Field, Margaret Mead (1977) wrote, “The way to do fieldwork is to never come up for air until it is all over.” This quotation demonstrates t... More