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Call for New Interns


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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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...