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Histories of Intimacy and Situated Ethnography
Intimacy and Situated Ethnography
Isaksen Leonard, Gayatri Reddy and Ann Grodzins Gold (eds.)
world of Sylvia Vatuk, this volume highlights the intimate relationship between
anthropology and history. The nine essays in this volume are authored by a
range of scholars – anthropologists, historians, and folklorists – who have
been inspired and influenced by Sylvia Vatuk’s extensive corpus of work on
these disciplinary intersections as explored through her research on kinship
and family history, gender, aging and the life cycle, and politics and the law.
critically examine and extend Vatuk’s contributions to such intersections of
historical and ethnographic work, exploring anew the ways in which
constructions of culture are inextricably tied to specific historical and
political contexts. The essays also stress the implications of such situated
knowledge for contemporary understandings of history, culture, and politics in
Apart from the
editors the other contributors to this important volume are Helene Basu,
Srimati Basu, Tarini Bedi, Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger, Pauline Kolenda, Gloria
Goodwin Raheja, Helen E Ulrich, and Pnina Werbner.
Leonard is a Professor of Anthropology at the
University of California Irvine, Irvine.
Gayatri Reddy is an Associate Professor Gender and Women’s Studies and
Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Her research lies at the
intersections of sexuality, gender, health, and the politics of
subject-formation in India, and more recently, within the immigrant South Asian
queer community in the U.S.
Gold is a Professor of Religion and Anthropology at
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