Theorizing the Contemporary

Created in 2012, Theorizing the Contemporary seeks to extend the horizon of social analysis in new directions, including challenges to what constitutes "theory" in the first place. Theorizing the Contemporary series are reviewed by the editors of Cultural Anthropology; series editors must be current members of the SCA.

How to Submit

Send a one-paragraph description of the proposed series, a list of 10–15 contributors, and a 50–75 word abstract of each piece to Jessica Lockrem at [email protected]

Theory from the South

Theory from the South

The Event The essays that follow were originally presented at a round table on Jean and John Comaroff’s latest book, Theory from the South, Or, How Euro-America... More

The Human is More than Human

The Human is More than Human

The [email protected] session at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association grappled with the pressing importance of the nonhuman for the w... More