SCA 2014 Preliminary Schedule


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Detroit Crowne Plaza/Hotel Pontchartrain, Friday May 9 and Saturday May 10, 2014 FRIDAY MAY 9 Registration opens at 8am FRIDAY 8:30-10:00 am More...

Winter 2014 Digest


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It has already been a busy 2014 for us at the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Below, we present some highlights of the past few months. As always, More...

The Form of the Otherwise


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A quiet question was raised at the end of the “The Politics of Ontology” roundtable about where writing fit in the discussion. The absence More...

Field Notes: Care


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This month, SCA’s Field Notes series invites four scholars to consider the theme of care. What has anthropology contributed to the study More...

The Ontological Spin


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Commentary was a forum for responses, elaborations, and reflections on material published in Cultural Anthropology. In the second Commentary More...

Field Notes on Sports


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Sport has recently attracted close ethnographic interest as an object of discipline, a realm of popular culture through spectatorship, and through the More...

The Politics of Ontology


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Much energy has been devoted over the last decade to the so-called ontological turn in the social sciences, and in anthropology in particular. A More...

Protesting Democracy in Brazil


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What exactly happened in Brazil during June and July, 2013? What started as a protest over an increase in bus fares grew into something much larger, More...