Articles & Chapters

UPDATE Oct. 18: New research based on archival research on Scottish nationalist intellectuals and the politics of architectural form—just published, in Comparative Studies in Society and History:

A broader selection of Leo’s journal articles and book chapters:

On ethnographic writing, reading, and the representation of bodily knowledge, with a close analysis of Malinowski’s “weird empathy” and a comparison of his writing with the techniques of cubist painters; in a special issue of Anthropological Quarterly in honor of James A. Boon (2017).

On mobility and becoming in Delhi, with a critique of “ethnographic vitalism”;
from Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, part of a special issue on “Migrant Narratives and Ethnographic Tropes,” Susan Coutin and Erica Vogel, eds.

On Paul Rabinow’s work and the anthropology of the contemporary
from Anthropological Quarterly (2012)

“From Solidarity to Solitude in Urban Anthropology”
from Anthropological Quarterly (2009)

On the anthropology of the South Asian diaspora and transnational India
from A Companion to the Anthropology of South Asia, edited by Isabelle Clark-Deces (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011)

On countertransference and the ethnographic field encounter
from Being There, edited by John Borneman and Abdellah Hammoudi (University of California Press, 2009).