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Fieldsights

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...

Egypt in Motion

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Maria Frederika Malmström posted in Visual and New Media Review on with 0 comments

Have you ever tried to cross the street in Cairo? If so, then you certainly know what I am talking about: It is all about timing and embodied More...

SCA Biennial Meeting, 2014

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Cori Hayden and John Hartigan posted in SCA Meetings on with 0 comments

The Ends of Work Detroit, Michigan, May 9–10, 2014 Registration: To register for the conference, please click here. Early 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...

SCA 2014 Preliminary Schedule

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Cori Hayden and John Hartigan posted in SCA Meetings on with 0 comments

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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Emily Yates-Doerr posted in Commentary on with 0 comments

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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David Bond and Lucas Bessire posted in Commentary on with 4 comments

Commentary is a forum for responses, elaborations, and reflections on material published in Cultural Anthropology. The journal editors welcome More...