Louise Meintjes
  • Louise Meintjes

  • Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Music
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • 210 Friedl/072 Mary Duke Biddle
  • Campus Box 90665
  • Phone: (919) 681-3263/(919) 660-3339
  • Fax: (919) 660-3301
  • Homepage
  • Selected Publications

      • L. Meintjes.
      • (2003).
      • Sound of Africa!: Making Music Zulu in a South African Studio.
      • Duke University Press.
      • T. Porcello, L. Meintjes, A-M Ochoa, D Samuels.
      • (2010).
      • The Reorganization of the Sensory World.
      • Annual Review of Anthropology
      • .
      • D Samuels, L. Meintjes, A-M Ochoa, T. Porcello.
      • (2010).
      • Soundscapes: Towards a Sounded Anthropology.
      • Annual Review of Anthropology
      • .
      • L. Meintjes.
      • (2004).
      • Shoot the Sergeant, Shatter the Mountain: The production of masculinity in Zulu Ngoma Song and Dance in post Apartheid South Africa.
      • Ethnomusicology Forum
      • ,
      • 13
      • (2)
      • ,
      • 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).)
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  • Specialties

    • Africa
    • Popular Culture
  • Education

      • Ph.D.,
      • Anthropology,
      • University of Texas at Austin,
      • 1997
      • Masters of Music,
      • Music,
      • University of Texas at Austin,
      • 1989
      • Hons-B.Mus (cum laude),
      • Musicology,
      • University of Stellenbosch,
      • 1983
      • B. Mus (cum laude),
      • Uninversity of Stellenbosch,
      • 1982
  • Awards, Honors and Distinctions

      • Frederick Burkhard Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars,
      • ACLS,
      • 2007
      • Nadia and Nicholas Nahumck Fellowship,
      • Society for Ethnomusicology,
      • 2006
      • Jaap Kunst Prize,
      • Society for Ethnomusicology,
      • 0 2005
      • Thomas Langford Lecture Award,
      • Duke University,
      • 2004
      • Finalist, ARSC Award for Excellence: Best Research in Recorded Popular Music, for Sound of Africa! Making Music Zulu in a South African Studio,
      • 0 2004
      • Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Music,
      • Duke University,
      • 2001/02
      • Rockefeller Fellowship,
      • Institute on Violence, Culture and Survival, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. Declined.,
      • 2001/02
      • Rockefeller Fellowship in the Black Performing Arts,
      • Stanford Humanities Center,
      • 2001/02
      • Rockefeller Resident Fellowship (Gender-Race-Ethnicity: Re-articulating the Local and the Global). Declined.,
      • Institute for Research on Women, Rutgers University,
      • 2001/02
      • Carly Hunt Individual Research Grant,
      • Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research,
      • 2000
      • Charlotte Newcombe Dissertation Fellowship,
      • Woodrow Wilson Foundation,
      • 1994/95
      • Dissertation Fellowship,
      • College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin,
      • 1994/95
      • Zora Neal Hurston Fellowship,
      • African Humanities Institute, Northwestern University,
      • 1994/95
      • Doctoral Prestige Scholarship,
      • Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa,
      • 1992/93, renewed 1993-1995
      • Research Grant,
      • National Science Foundation,
      • 1991/92
      • Predoctoral Grant,
      • Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research,
      • 1990/91
      • Charles Seeger Award,
      • Society of Ethnomusicology,
      • 1988/89
      • Fulbright Scholarship,
      • 1984
      • Harry Crossley Grant,
      • South Africa,
      • 1984/85, renewed 1986-1991
  • Teaching

    • CULANTH 180
      • CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS)
    • MUSIC 136
      • WORLD MUSIC
    • MUSIC 120
      • ADV SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC
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