Anne-Maria B. Makhulu
Associate Professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology
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).
Makhulu, A. M. “The "dialectics of toil": Reflections on the politics of space after apartheid.” Anthropological Quarterly, vol. 83, no. 3, June 2010, pp. 551–80. Scopus, doi:10.1353/anq.2010.0004. Full Text Open Access Copy
Makhulu, Anne-Maria. The Search for Economic Sovereignty. Edited by Anne-Maria B. Makhulu et al., University of California Press, 2010, pp. 240pages-240pages.
Makhulu, Anne-Maria. The Question of Freedom: Post-Emancipation South Africa in a Neoliberal Age. Edited by Carol J. Greenhouse, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009, pp. 376pages-376pages. Open Access Copy
Makhulu, Anne-Maria. Poetic Justice: Xhosa Idioms and Moral Breach in Post-Apartheid South Africa. Edited by Brad Weiss, vol. 26, Brill Press, 2004, pp. 229–61. Open Access Copy
Makhulu, A. .. M. “Duress: Imperial Durability in Our Times by Ann Laura Stoler.” Anthropological Quarterly, no. Summer, George Washington University, Institute for Ethnographic Research.
Makhulu, A. .. M. “The Time-Space of the Negative.” Anthropology Southern Africa.