Anne-Maria B. Makhulu

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).

Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 2003

  • M.A., University of Chicago 1996

  • B.A., Columbia University 1994

Selected Grants

The New Financial Elite: Race, Mobility and Ressentiment After Apartheid awarded by National Endowment for the Humanities (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018

An Inquiry into Market Speculation in Johannesburg and New York awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2011 to 2012

Southern Africa's Place-on-the-Continent, Africa's Place-in-the-World awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2008 to 2009

Makhulu, A. .. M. Making Freedom: Apartheid, Squatter Politics, and the Struggle for Home. Duke University Press, 2015.

Makhulu, A. .. M., et al. Hard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities. University of California Press, 2010. Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A. .. M. South Africa After the Rainbow.

Makhulu, Anne-Maria. “Gaining Ground: Squatters and the Right to the City.” Enchantings: Modernity, Culture, and the State in Postcolonial Africa, edited by T. Olaniyan, Indiana University Press, 2017.

Makhulu, A. .. M. “The Debt Imperium: Relations of Owing After Apartheid.” The Political Economy of Everyday Life in Africa (Essays in Honor of Jane I. Guyer), edited by W. Adebanwi, James Currey | Boydell & Brewer, 2017.

Makhulu, A. .. M. “The Search for Economic Sovereignty.” Hard Work, Hard Times: Global Volatility and African Subjectivities, edited by A. -. M. B. Makhulu et al., University of California Press, 2010, pp. 28–47.

Makhulu, A. .. M. “The Question of Freedom: Post-Emancipation South Africa in a Neoliberal Age.” Ethnographies of Neoliberalism, edited by C. J. Greenhouse, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010, pp. 131–45.

Makhulu, A. .. M. “Poetic Justice: Xhosa Idioms and Moral Breach in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Producing African Futures: Ritual and Reproduction in a Neoliberal Age, edited by B. Weiss, vol. 26, Brill Press, 2004, pp. 229–61.

Makhulu, A. B. “The Time-Space of the Negative.” Anthropology Southern Africa.

Makhulu, A. .. M. “Debt, Finance, and Securitization: The Economics, Politics, and Policing of #FeesMustFall.” Race, Property, Debt, Duke University Press.

Makhulu, Anne-Maria. “Duress: Imperial Durability in Our Times by Ann Laura Stoler.” Anthropological Quarterly, vol. 91, no. 4, Project Muse, 2018, pp. 1451–56. Crossref, doi:10.1353/anq.2018.0075. Full Text

Makhulu, A. M. Gaining ground: Squatters and the right to the city. Jan. 2017, pp. 275–90.

Makhulu, A. M. “Afterword: Labour, insecurity and violence in South Africa.” Journal of Southern African Studies, vol. 42, no. 5, Sept. 2016, pp. 999–1003. Scopus, doi:10.1080/03057070.2016.1238242. Full Text Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A. M. “A brief history of the social wage: Welfare before and after racial fordism.” South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 115, no. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 113–24. Scopus, doi:10.1215/00382876-3424775. Full Text Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A. M. B. “Introduction: Reckoning with apartheid the conundrum of working through the past.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, vol. 36, no. 2, Jan. 2016, pp. 256–62. Scopus, doi:10.1215/1089201x-3603319. Full Text Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A. .. M. “Reckoning With Apartheid: The Conundrum of Working Through the Past, An Introduction.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, vol. 36, no. 2, Duke University Press, 2016, pp. 256–62. Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A. .. M. “Labour, Insecurity and Violence in South Africa: An Afterword.” Journal of Southern African Studies, edited by M. Bolt and D. Rajak, vol. 42, no. 5, 2016, pp. 999–1003. Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A. .. M. “Introduction.” Saq: The South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 115, no. 1, Duke University Press, 2016, pp. 1–7. Manual, doi:10.1215/00382876-3424720. Full Text

MAKHULU, A. N. N. E. .. M. A. R. I. A. “Violence in a Time of Liberation: Murder and Ethnicity at a South African Gold Mine, 1994 byDonald L. Donham.” American Ethnologist, vol. 39, no. 4, Wiley, Nov. 2012, pp. 843–44. Crossref, doi:10.1111/j.1548-1425.2012.01398_7.x. Full Text Open Access Copy

Makhulu, A. M. “The conditions for after Work: Financialization and informalization in posttransition South Africa.” Pmla, vol. 127, no. 4, Oct. 2012, pp. 782–99. Scopus, doi:10.1632/pmla.2012.127.4.782. Full Text Open Access Copy

Pages

Makhulu, A. .. M., et al. “Welfare.” Saq: The South Atlantic Quarterly, edited by A. -. M. Makhulu, vol. 115, no. 1, Duke University Press, 2016. Open Access Copy

Counihan, C., et al. “Reckoning With Apartheid: The Conundrum of Working Through the Past.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, edited by C. Counihan and A. -. M. Makhulu, vol. 36, no. 2, Duke University Press, 2016. Open Access Copy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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