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Anne-Maria B Makhulu, Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African & African American Studies

Anne-Maria B Makhulu
Office Location:  201E Friedl Building
Office Phone:  (919) 668-5251
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Curriculum Vitae
Teaching (Spring 2014):

  • Aaas 333s.01, The wire Synopsis
    Carr 106, Th 11:45 AM-02:15 PM
  • Culanth 561s.01, Africa in a global age Synopsis
    Crowell 106, W 03:05 PM-05:25 PM
Education:
  • PhD University of Chicago 2003
  • MA University of Chicago 1996
  • BA (summa cum laude) 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 articles in Anthropological Quarterly and PMLA. A book manuscript, entitled Making Freedom: The Politics of Domestic Life in Cape Town, is under review (Duke University Press).

Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Anne-Maria Makhulu. Making Freedom: The Politics of Domestic Life in Cape Town.  2013. (is ready for resubmission and a second round of reviews)  [abs]
  2. with Beth A. Buggenhagen and Stephen Jackson. Hard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities. The University of California International and Area Studies Digital Collection, (also published in hardcopy) University of California Press, 2010. 240 pages pp. [24b027x0]  [abs]
  3. Anne-Maria 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.  [abs]
  4. Anne-Maria 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.  [abs]
  5. Anne-Maria Makhulu. "The Search for Economic Sovereignty." Hard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities. Edited by Anne-Maria B. Makhulu, Beth A. Buggenhagen and Stephen Jackson. The University of California International and Area Studies Digital Collection, (also published in hardcopy) (2010): 240 pages. [24b027x0]  [abs]
  6. Beth A. Buggenhagen and Stephen Jackson. "Introduction." Hard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities. Edited by Anne-Maria Makhulu, Beth A. Buggenhagen, and Stephen Jackson. The University of California International and Area Studies Digital Collection (also published in hardcopy) (2010): 240 pages. [24b027x0]  [abs]
  7. Anne-Maria Makhulu. "The Question of Freedom: Post-Emancipation South Africa in a Neoliberal Age." Ethnographies of Neoliberalism. Edited by Carol J. Greenhouse.  (2010): 376 pages.  [abs]
  8. Anne-Maria Makhulu. "Poetic Justice: Xhosa Idioms and Moral Breach in Post-Apartheid South Africa." Producing African Futures: Ritual and Reproduction in a Neoliberal Age. Edited by Brad Weiss. Studies of Religion in Africa vol. 26 (2004): 229-261.

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