Peter Redfield Named SCA President


Robert J. Foster posted in SCA News on with 0 comments

The executive board of the Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) is pleased to announce that Peter Redfield (University of North Carolina More...

Race and the Good Liberal


Atreyee Majumder posted in Dispatches on with 0 comments

The black man is perfect, cried James Baldwin. Surely he knew the pitch of his prose. Those like me—the middlebrow intellectual, proud reader of More...

Guiding Lines


Jenny Chio posted in Dispatches on with 0 comments

The author guidelines for Postmodern Culture, by its own account one of the first scholarly journals to be published on the Internet, includes the More...

Cuba as Dreamworld and Catastrophe


P. Sean Brotherton posted in Hot Spots on with 0 comments

This Hot Spots series attempts to interrogate how Cuba is interpellated by diverse audiences to think with and about the complexities and paradoxes of More...



Pablo H. Seward Delaporte posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

In a global order marked, on the one hand, by unfettered mobility for the powerful and their resources, and, on the other, by the strengthening of More...

The Banality of the Anthropocene


Heather Anne Swanson posted in Dispatches on with 0 comments

I want to propose an Anthropocene territorialization and a subject-making project in which anthropologists might want to engage. The territory of More...

Science and the Senses


Christy Spackman and Marianne DeLaet posted in Correspondences on with 0 comments

Scientific inquiry eschews and embraces sensory experience. Yet sight, sound, touch, smell, taste, and movement all inform scientific work. Across More...

Anthropologists Teach In


Julia Sizek and Whitney Russell posted in Teaching Tools on with 0 comments

Academics have recently called for renewed activism in the face of anti-intellectualism, classism, racism, anti-Semitism, ableism, and misogyny of the More...