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


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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...

The Form of the Otherwise


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


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...

Field Notes on Sports


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...

The Politics of Ontology


Martin Holbraad and Morten Axel Pedersen posted in Theorizing the Contemporary on with 4 comments

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


Alexander S. Dent and Rosana Pinheiro-Machado posted in Hot Spots on with 0 comments

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...