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Fieldsights

Fat: Translation

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Jessica Anne Hardin posted in Field Notes on with 0 comments

This month's Field Notes on "Fat,"  continues with a piece by Jessica Hardin. See Susan Greenhalgh's "Provocation" post from last week, and find More...

Generating Capitalism

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Laura Bear, Karen Ho, Anna Tsing and Sylvia Yanagisako posted in Theorizing the Contemporary on with 0 comments

Posts in this Series Anthropological and broader social-scientific critiques of capitalism have faced two related analytical puzzles: First, if More...

Call for New Interns

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Timothy W. Elfenbein posted in SCA News on with 4 comments

The editorial internship program plays a crucial part in the mission of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. Interns produce the majority of the More...

Ukraine and Russia: The Agency of War

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Nancy Ries posted in Hot Spots on with 0 comments

The war in Russia and Ukraine is as much a war of consciousness and ideologies as it is a war of militias with guns, tanks, and Buk missile launchers. More...

Ebola in Perspective

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Mary Moran and Daniel Hoffman posted in Hot Spots on with 0 comments

Since early 2014, the international coverage of Africa has been dominated by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Much of that coverage represents the More...

The Wheel of Crisis in Thailand

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Felicity Aulino, Eli Elinoff, Claudio Sopranzetti and Ben Tausig posted in Hot Spots on with 0 comments

For decades, Thailand has been entangled in a cycle of political turmoil that oscillates between elections, street protests, and coups both military 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...

Teaching Sensory Anthropology

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Paula Serafini posted in Teaching Tools on with 0 comments

Learning Outcomes After this lesson students should: 1) Have gained basic knowledge of Sensory Anthropology and ongoing debates in the field. 2) More...