“Monsoon Metropolis: Migration, Mobility, and Mediation in the Western Indian Ocean.” In Toyin Falola, R. Joseph Parrott, and Danielle Sanchez, eds, African Islands: Leading Edges of Empire and Globalization, forthcoming from Rochester University Press.
Other Selected Publications:
“The Modern Life of Swahili Stonetowns.” In The Swahili World, Stephanie Wynne-Jones and Adria LaViolette, eds., London and New York: Routledge, 2018.
“From ‘Progress’ to Post-colonial Relics: Modernist Architecture and Design in Africa.” In The Modernist World. Stephen Ross and Allana C. Lindgren, eds. New York: Routledge, 2015.
“On Anthropology’s Nostalgia: Looking Back/Seeing Ahead.” In Anthropology and Nostalgia, Olivia Angé and David Berliner, eds. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015.
“From Dhow Culture to the Diaspora: ZIFF, Film, and the Framing of Transnational Imaginaries in the Western Indian Ocean.” Social Dynamics 38(3):479-498 (2013).
“Burning the Mabanda: Incendiary Acts, Interpretive Frames, and Iconoclash in the Indian Ocean,” African Arts 45(3):70-83 (2012).
“When the Film Festival Comes to (Down)Town: Transnational Circuits, Tourism, and the Urban Economy of Images.” In Global Downtowns, Marina Peterson and Gary W. McDonough, eds. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.
“Urban Sustainability at the Limits: Development Rhetorics and Realities in Tanzania.” Development 54(3):317-324 (2011).
“Between Fixity and Fantasy: Assessing the Spatial Impact of Colonial Urban Dualism.” Journal of Urban History 37(2):208–229 (2011).
“Casting a Long Shadow: Colonial Categories, Cultural Identities, and Cosmopolitan Spaces in Globalizing Africa.” African Identities 5(2): 181-197 (2007).
“Engaging Colonial Nostalgia.” Cultural Anthropology 20(2): 215-248 (May 2005).
“Camera Zanzibar.” In Alternative Modernities. Dilip P. Gaonkar, ed. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001.
“Conservation and the Colonial Past: Urban Planning, Space, and Power in Zanzibar.” In Africa’s Urban Past. David M. Anderson and Richard Rathbone, eds. Oxford: James Currey, 2000.
“Colonial Constructions: Historicizing Debates on Civil Society in Africa.” In Civil Society and the Political Imagination in Africa. John L. and Jean Comaroff, eds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.