Anne-Maria B. Makhulu

Anne-Maria B. Makhulu

Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies

External address: 
205 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90091, Durham, NC 27708-0091
Phone: 
(919) 668-5251
Office Hours: 
Fall 2018 Office Hours: Thursday 2:00PM – 4:00PM or by appointmentLocation: Friedl Building (East Campus), Room 201E

Overview

Anne-Maria Makhulu is an Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African and African American Studies and Core Faculty in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Duke University. Her research interests cover: Africa and more specifically South Africa, cities, space, globalization, political economy, neoliberalism, the anthropology of finance and corporations, as well as questions of aesthetics, including the literature of South Africa. Makhulu is co-editor of Hard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities (2010) and the author of Making Freedom: Apartheid, Squatter Politics, and the Struggle for Home (2015). She is a contributor to Producing African Futures: Ritual and Reproduction in a Neoliberal Age (2004), New Ethnographies of Neoliberalism (2010), author of articles in Anthropological Quarterly and PMLA, special issue guest editor for South Atlantic Quarterly (115(1)) and special theme section guest editor for Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East (36(2)). A new project, South Africa After the Rainbow (in preparation), examines the relationship between race and mobility in postapartheid South Africa and has been supported with an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 2003

  • M.A., University of Chicago 1996

  • B.A., Columbia University 1994

Selected Grants

The New Financial Elite: Race, Mobility and Ressentiment After Apartheid awarded by National Endowment for the Humanities (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018

An Inquiry into Market Speculation in Johannesburg and New York awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2011 to 2012

Southern Africa's Place-on-the-Continent, Africa's Place-in-the-World awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2008 to 2009

Makhulu, A-M. Making Freedom: Apartheid, Squatter Politics, and the Struggle for Home.: Duke University Press, 2015. (Monograph)

Makhulu, A-M, Buggenhagen, BA, and Jackson, S. Hard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities.: University of California Press, 2010. (Edited Book) Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A-M. "The Debt Imperium: Relations of Owing After Apartheid." The Political Economy of Everyday Life in Africa (essays in honor of Jane I. Guyer). Ed. Adebanwi, W. Witney, Oxfordshire.: James Currey | Boydell & Brewer. 2017. (Chapter)

Makhulu, A-M. "Gaining Ground: Squatters and the Right to the City." Enchantings: Modernity, Culture, and the State in Postcolonial Africa. Ed. Olaniyan, T. Bloomington, IN.: Indiana University Press. 2017. (Chapter)

Makhulu, A-M. "The Question of Freedom: Post-Emancipation South Africa in a Neoliberal Age." Ethnographies of Neoliberalism. Ed. Greenhouse, CJ.: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2010. 131-145. (Chapter)

Makhulu, A-M. "The Search for Economic Sovereignty." Hard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities. Ed. Makhulu, A-MB, Buggenhagen, BA and Jackson, S.: University of California Press. 2010. 28-47. (Chapter)

Makhulu, A-M. "Poetic Justice: Xhosa Idioms and Moral Breach in Post-Apartheid South Africa." Producing African Futures: Ritual and Reproduction in a Neoliberal Age. Ed. Weiss, B.: Brill Press. 2004. 229-261. (Chapter)

Makhulu, A-M. "Debt, Finance, and Securitization: The Economics, Politics, and Policing of #FeesMustFall(Submitted)." Race, Property, Debt. Durham, NC.: Duke University Press.. (Chapter)

Makhulu, AB. "The Time-Space of the Negative(In preparation)." Anthropology Southern Africa.. (Chapter)

Makhulu, A-M. "Afterword: Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa." Journal of Southern African Studies 42.5 (September 2, 2016): 999-1003. Full Text Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A-M. "Reckoning With Apartheid: The Conundrum of Working Through the Past, An Introduction." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 36.2 (2016): 256-262. Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A-M. "Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa: An Afterword." Ed. Bolt, M and Rajak, D. Journal of Southern African Studies 42.5 (2016): 999-1003. Open Access Copy

Makhulu, AMB. "Introduction: Reckoning with apartheid the conundrum of working through the past." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 36.2 (January 1, 2016): 256-262. Full Text Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A-M. "A Brief History of the Social Wage: Welfare before and after Racial Fordism." South Atlantic Quarterly 115.1 (January 2016): 113-124. Full Text Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A-M. "Introduction." Saq: the South Atlantic Quarterly 115.1 (2016): 1-7. Full Text

Makhulu, A-M. "Gaining Ground: Squatters and the Right to the City." Ed. Olaniyan, T and ed, . (2013). (Academic Article)

Pages

Makhulu, A-M, Allison, A, Amrute, S, Barchiesi, F, Bauer, A, Bhan, M, Fennell, C, Peterson, M, and Rajak, D. "Welfare." Ed. Makhulu, A-M. Saq: the South Atlantic Quarterly 115.1 (2016). (Special Issue) Open Access Copy

Counihan, C, Graham, LV, Hoad, N, Makhubu, N, Makhulu, A-M, and Turner, RL. "Reckoning With Apartheid: The Conundrum of Working Through the Past." Ed. Counihan, C and Makhulu, A-M. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 36.2 (2016). (Special Issue) Open Access Copy

Allison, A, Amrute, S, Barchiesi, F, Bauer, A, Bhan, M, Fennell, C, Makhulu, A-MB, Peterson, M, and Rajak, D. "Welfare." (2016). Open Access Copy