These commentaries respond to Ryan Cecil Jobson’s year-in-review essay, questioning the unitary“we” held to stand in for anthropological practitioners from a variety of vantage points, imaging new horizons for the discipline, and insisting that anthropology contribute to real-time material, affective, and ideological transformations.
In this post in our COVID-19 series, the authors undertake a contemporary archaeology of the material changes being seen in the public spaces of Tromsø, Norway, highlighting the discrepancies between everyday practices and government policies.
In this post in our COVID-19 series, Jean Segata describes the epistemic intelligences associated with COVID-19 in Brazil, based on his work on scientists and policymakers combating mosquito-borne diseases.
This special section seeks to denaturalize the face as a neutral abstraction and to focus on the relations through which it comes about and the relations it generates, as well as empirically engage with the many ways the face appears in scientific and other practices.
This virtual issue, prompted by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, examines a range of issues, from cultural conceptions of illness and the biomedical aspects of transmission to ethnographic insights from the front lines of treatment and the economic, political, and racial inequalities that shape the trajectories of disease.
This virtual issue on whiteness and white supremacy supplements the special section on white supremacy published in the March 2020 issue of American Anthropologist. The articles will be free to access through April 30.
In this episode, producer Diego Arispe-Bazan introduces two interviews: the first is between Penn grad student Josh Franklin and Professor Carolyn Sufrin on her recent book, Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women Behind Bars (2017), and the second with Xochitl Marsili-Vargas about how psychoanalytic discourse circulates outside of the clinic.
This issue features eleven research articles, a Vital Topic Forum on "Voicing the Ancestors," a World Anthropologies section on Cuba, a set of multimodal essays on "Ethno/Graphic Storytelling," and more!