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  Louise MeintjesContact Info:
Office Location:  072 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3339
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  • Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin 1997
  • M.Mus. University of Texas at Austin 1988
  • B.Mus. University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) 1982


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Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Meintjes, L, Sound of Africa!: Making Music Zulu in a South African Studio (January, 2003), Duke University Press.
  2. Porcello, T; Meintjes, L; Ochoa, AM; Samuels, DW, The reorganization of the sensory world, Annual Review of Anthropology, vol. 39 no. 1 (October, 2010), pp. 51-66, ANNUAL REVIEWS [Gateway.cgi], [doi[abs].
  3. Samuels, DW; Meintjes, L; Ochoa, AM; Porcello, T, Soundscapes: Toward a sounded anthropology, Annual Review of Anthropology, vol. 39 no. 1 (October, 2010), pp. 329-345, ANNUAL REVIEWS [Gateway.cgi], [doi[abs].
  4. Meintjes, L, Shoot the Sergeant, Shatter the Mountain: The production of masculinity in Zulu Ngoma Song and Dance in post Apartheid South Africa, Ethnomusicology Forum, vol. 13 no. 2 (2004), pp. 173-201 (Also appears as ”Maten al soldado: música y negociación de conflicto en Sudáfrica” translated by Ana Maria Ochoa Gautier in Revista Transcultural de Música/Transcultural Music Review 10 (2006)..).