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Anne-Maria B. Makhulu, Associate Professor

Anne-Maria B. Makhulu
Office Location:  205 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 668-5251
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Web Page:   https://duke.box.com/s/kh3emfu7zb5px1x3wj0bv57v930wnamj
Office Hours:  

Fall 2016 Office Hours: Monday 3:00PM – 5:00PM or by appointment
Location: Friedl Building (East Campus), Room 201E

Curriculum Vitae
Teaching (Fall 2016):

  • Aaas 640s.01, African cities Synopsis
    Carr 106, Th 04:40 PM-07:10 PM
  • Culanth 716s.01, Capitalism Synopsis
    West duke 108a, M 10:05 AM-12:35 PM
Education:
  • Ph.D. University of Chicago 2003
  • M.A. University of Chicago 1996
  • B.A. Columbia University 1994
Specialties:

Africa
Post Colonialism
Neoliberalism
Globalization
Urban Anthropology
Political Economy
Finance
Social Movements
Culture Theory

Research Interests:

Anne-Maria Makhulu is an Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African and African American Studies at Duke University. She received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Chicago in 2003. Her research interests cover: Africa and more specifically South Africa, cities, space, globalization, political economy, neoliberalism, the anthropology of finance, 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). She is a contributor to Producing African Futures: Ritual and Reproduction in a Neoliberal Age (2004), New Ethnographies of Neoliberalism (2010), and the author of Making Freedom: Apartheid, Squatter Politics and the Struggle for Home (2015) as well as articles in Anthropological Quarterly and PMLA. A new project, "Black and Bourgeois: Defining Race and Class After Apartheid," examines the relationship between race and mobility in post-apartheid South Africa.

Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. A-M Makhulu. Making Freedom: Apartheid, Squatter Politics, and the Struggle for Home. manual. Duke University Press, 2015. (In press)  [abs]
  2. with A-M Makhulu, BA Buggenhagen and S Jackson. Hard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities. manual. The University of California International and Area Studies Digital Collection, (also published in hardcopy) University of California Press, 2010. 240 pages pages pp. [24b027x0]  [abs]
  3. A-M Makhulu. "The Conditions for after Work: Financialization and Informalization in Posttransition South Africa." PMLA. Edited by Vicky Unruh.  vol. 127 no. 4 (January, 2012): 782-799. [repository], [doi]  [abs]
  4. A-M Makhulu. "The "Dialectics of Toil": Reflections on the Politics of Space after Apartheid." ANTHROPOLOGICAL QUARTERLY. Edited by Jesse Weaver Shipley. Ethics of Scale: Relocating Politics After Liberation vol. 83 no. 3 (Summer, 2010): 551-580. [Gateway.cgi]  [abs]
  5. A-M Makhulu. "The Search for Economic Sovereignty." manualHard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities. Edited by A-MB Makhulu and BA Buggenhagen and S Jackson. The University of California International and Area Studies Digital Collection, (also published in hardcopy) (2010): 240 pages-240 pages. [24b027x0]  [abs]
  6. A-M Makhulu. "Introduction." manualHard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities. Edited by A-M Makhulu and BA Buggenhagen and S Jackson. The University of California International and Area Studies Digital Collection (also published in hardcopy) (2010): 240 pages-240 pages. [24b027x0]  [abs]
  7. A-M Makhulu. "The Question of Freedom: Post-Emancipation South Africa in a Neoliberal Age." manualEthnographies of Neoliberalism. Edited by CJ Greenhouse.  (2010): 376 pages-376 pages.  [abs]
  8. A-M Makhulu. "Poetic Justice: Xhosa Idioms and Moral Breach in Post-Apartheid South Africa." manualProducing African Futures: Ritual and Reproduction in a Neoliberal Age. Edited by B Weiss. Studies of Religion in Africa vol. 26 (2004): 229-261.

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