Anthropology and the Rashomon Effect

A reflection on group fieldwork. There is a high-fever-pitch limbic sensation of simultaneously registering something you heard or read as wrong, and the antsy, itchy, compulsion to raise your hand, right there, everyone in the room as your witness. You might write a comment or review, maybe draft an article, or even embark on a […]

Insightful Fieldwork

Trust, Humility, and Personal Transformation Notes from the Field, a series by the Culture & Agriculture section of AAA Drawing on the experiences and expertise of our members, Culture and Agriculture introduces its “Notes from the Field” series. Our intent is to make space for creative, thoughtful reflections on the process of fieldwork that, while not […]