Launched in 2012, Fieldsights has helped to catalyze the growth of nonjournal digital publishing in anthropology. Today, its various sections address diverse audiences in both textual and nontextual formats.
Fieldsights posts should not be described as "published in Cultural Anthropology." The two publications have different tempos, review processes, and forms of credit associated with their output.
These Fieldsights sections feature series of ten or more essays, which bring together scholars across institutions and career stages to weigh in on a shared topic. These pieces are reviewed by the editors of Cultural Anthropology.
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(Con traducción al español) Central America is again in the news as a region in crisis. In October 2018, a group of migrants gathered in a bus station in San Pe... More
At the intersection of speculative fiction and anthropology, we find a sense of epistemological humility about the kind of worlds we could or should inhabit. ... More
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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In this episode of AnthroPod, guests Namita Dharia and Tulasi Srinivas discuss the possibilities for an anthropology of wonder. Their conversation builds out fr... More
I’ve got a little problem (2018) Directed by Ren Hang Documentary film, 44 min. * * *... More
The Midwest region has become a bellwether of American national politics. Media discourses often presume that Midwestern attributes or plights manifest themselv... More
The Collaboration Studio draws together content previously published in different sections of Fieldsights. It also anchors a yearlong seminar that allows Contributing Editors to work together for a fixed period of time on a topic of shared interest.
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