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Field Notes

Fat: Deviation

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Harris Solomon posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

This month's Field Notes on "Fat,"  continues with a piece by Harris Solomon. See Susan Greenhalgh's "Provocation" and Jessica Hardin's More...

Field Notes on Illegality

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Tiana Bakić Hayden posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

This month’s Field Notes asks four contributors to reflect on the anthropological interest in illegality. Traditional anthropological studies More...

Field Notes on Activism

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Paula Serafini posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

For decades now, the field of anthropology has produced a vast amount of scholarship on social movements and protest, providing unique insights into 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...

Field Notes on Sports

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Sertaç Sehlikoğlu posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

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

Field Notes: Aging

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Fayana Richards posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

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

Field Notes: Food

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Julie Guthman opens our August Field Notes series on "Food" with this provocation to think about how food studies conceptualizes the "food" at its More...

Field Notes: Invisibilities

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William Girard posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

Many scholars have noted vision’s privileged place within modern knowledge production, and contemporary technologies—from Google Earth to More...

Field Notes: Ethics

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Darren Byler posted in Field Notes on with 1 comment

As the first writer in this round of discussion on ethics, Hayder Al-Mohammad, has noted in a recent article in Ethos: “During the last decade More...

Field Notes: Disaster

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Grant Jun Otsuki posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

Today marks two years since a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Tohoku region. A string of additional catastrophes – tsunamis and More...

Field Notes: Affect

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Darren Byler posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

The theme of the Field Notes discussion for the month of February is “affect.” Ruminations on affect, the passions, and emotion More...

Field Notes in February

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Grant Jun Otsuki posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

The very first round of Field Notes has now come to an end. See Chris Garces's excellent "Integration" post here. Chris has wonderfully put all three More...