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Diaspora 9:1 2000 on Contributors Henry Goldschmidt is a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Advanced Study of Religion at Yale. He received his PhD in Anthropology from the University of California—Santa Cruz in 2000, with a dissertation entitled "Peoples Apart: Race, Religion, and Other Jewish Differences in Crown Heights." He is the author ofthe forthcoming chapter "Suits and Souls: Trying to Tell a Jew When You See One in Crown Heights" in The Jews of Brooklyn, edited by liana Abramovitch and Sean Galvin (UP ofNew England, 2001). Sally Howell is a graduate student in the Program in American Cultures at the University of Michigan. She has published articles on Detroit's Arab-American communities in Visual Anthropology (1998) and in Arab Detroit: From Margin to Mainstream, edited by Nabeal Abraham and Andrew Shryock (Wayne State UP, 2000). She also produced the documentary video Tales from Arab Detroit (1995). Bennetta Jules-Rosette is Professor of Sociology at the University of California—San Diego and Director of the AfricanAmerican Studies Research Center Project. She is the author of more than a hundred articles and reviews and of the following books:AfricanApostles (Cornell UP, 1975);A ParadigmforLooking: Cross-Cultural Research with Visual Media (Ablex, 1977); Symbols of Change: Urban Transition in a Zambian Community (Ablex, 1981); The Messages of Tourist Art: An African Semiotic System (Plenum, 1984); Terminal Signs: Computers and Social Change in Africa (Mouton de Gruyter, 1990); and Black Paris: The African Writers' Landscape (U of Illinois P, 1998). She has also edited The New Religions ofAfrica (Ablex, 1979). Her research interests include contemporary African arts and literature, semiotic studies of tourism, and new religious discourse and technology in Africa. Karen Leonard is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California at Irvine. She is the author of The South Asian Americans (Greenwood P, 1997); Making Ethnic Choices: California 's Punjabi Mexican Americans (Temple UP, 1992), currently in its second paperback reprint; and Social History ofan Indian Caste: The Kayasths ofHyderabad (U of California P, 1978), as well as of nearly seventy articles on many topics, including "South Asian Leadership of American Muslims," forthcoming in Muslims in 159 160 Diaspora 9:1 2000 Western Diasporas, edited by Yvonne Haddad (Oxford UP), and "The Management of Desire: Sexuality and Marriage for Young South Asian Women in America" in Emerging Voices, edited by Sangeeta Gupta (New Delhi: Sage, 1999). André Levy is a Lecturer in Behavioral Sciences at the BenGurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. His PhD dissertation from Hebrew University (1996) was entitled Jews Among Muslims: Perceptions and Reactions to the End ofCasablancan Jewish History. He is the author of "Playing for Control of Distance: Card Games Between Jews and Muslims on a Casablancan Beach," forthcoming in American Ethnologist; "Controlling Space, Essentializing Identities: Jews in Contemporary Casablanca" (City and Society, 1998); and ten other book chapters and articles on such topics as tourism and "pilgrimage" to Morocco among Moroccan-born Israelis and nostalgia and ambivalence in that same population. Khachig Tölölyan is Professor of English at Wesleyan University , co-editor of Pynchon Notes, and Editor oí Diaspora. He is the author of a book in hie native Armenian on the Armenian Diaepora, Spurki Mech ["In the Diaepora"] (Parie: Haratch P, 1980) and of variouB articlee on diaeporae and nationaliem. Pnina Werbner ie Reader in Social Anthropology at Keele Univereity in the UK. She ie the author of The Migration Process: Capital, Gifts and Offerings among British Pakistanis (Berg, 1990) and of the forthcoming Imagined Diasporas among Manchester Muslims: The Public Performance of Pakistani Transnational Identity Politics (New School of American Reeearch, 2001). Recent edited collections include Debating Cultural Hybridity and The Politics ofMulticulturalism in the New Europe, both co-edited with Tariq Modood (Zed Books, 1997); Embodying Charisma: Modernity, Locality and the Performance of Emotion in Sufi Cults, co-edited with Helene Basu (Routledge, 1998); and Women, Citizenship and Difference, co-edited with Nira Yuval-Davis (Zed Books, 1999). Her fieldwork on Sufi transnationale ie preeented in a forthcoming book, Geographies of Charisma and Living Sainthood in a Global Sufi Cult. She is currently conducting fieldwork on women and the changing public sphere in...


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