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 2019 Office Hours: 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

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.

Pages

Allison, A., et al. Welfare. Duke University Press, 2016. Open Access Copy

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