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Louise Meintjes

Marcello Lotti Professor
Music
Box 90665, Durham, NC 27708-0665
072 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC

Selected Publications


Dust of the Zulu: Ngoma Aesthetics after Apartheid

Book · August 11, 2017 In Dust of the Zulu Louise Meintjes traces the political and aesthetic significance of ngoma, a competitive form of dance and music that emerged out of the legacies of colonialism and apartheid in South Africa. Contextualizing ngoma within South Africa's h ... Link to item Cite

Dust of the Zulu

Book · July 21, 2017 In Dust of the Zulu Louise Meintjes traces the political and aesthetic significance of ngoma, a competitive form of dance and music that emerged out of the legacies of colonialism and apartheid in South Africa. Contextualizing ngoma within South Af ... Full text Cite

The Recording Studio as Fetish

Journal Article · 2012 Cite

Ethnomusicology

Chapter · 2012 Cite

Soundscapes: Toward a sounded anthropology

Journal Article Annual Review of Anthropology · October 21, 2010 A generation of scholars in multiple disciplines has investigated sound in ways that are productive for anthropologists. We introduce the concept of soundscape as a modality for integrating this work into an anthropological approach. We trace its history a ... Full text Open Access Cite

The reorganization of the sensory world

Journal Article Annual Review of Anthropology · October 21, 2010 Although anthropological and critical social theory have a long interest in sensory experience, work on the senses has intensified within the past 20 years. This article traces three sensory genealogies within anthropology: the work of Ong and McLuhan as c ... Full text Open Access Cite

Representing African Music: Postcolonial Notes, Queries, Positions by Kofi Agawu (Routledge, 2003)

Journal Article Journal of the American Musicological Society · 2007 Cite

Dust of the Zulu: Ngoma Aesthetics after Apartheid

Book · August 11, 2017 In Dust of the Zulu Louise Meintjes traces the political and aesthetic significance of ngoma, a competitive form of dance and music that emerged out of the legacies of colonialism and apartheid in South Africa. Contextualizing ngoma within South Africa's h ... Link to item Cite

Dust of the Zulu

Book · July 21, 2017 In Dust of the Zulu Louise Meintjes traces the political and aesthetic significance of ngoma, a competitive form of dance and music that emerged out of the legacies of colonialism and apartheid in South Africa. Contextualizing ngoma within South Af ... Full text Cite

The Recording Studio as Fetish

Journal Article · 2012 Cite

Ethnomusicology

Chapter · 2012 Cite

Soundscapes: Toward a sounded anthropology

Journal Article Annual Review of Anthropology · October 21, 2010 A generation of scholars in multiple disciplines has investigated sound in ways that are productive for anthropologists. We introduce the concept of soundscape as a modality for integrating this work into an anthropological approach. We trace its history a ... Full text Open Access Cite

The reorganization of the sensory world

Journal Article Annual Review of Anthropology · October 21, 2010 Although anthropological and critical social theory have a long interest in sensory experience, work on the senses has intensified within the past 20 years. This article traces three sensory genealogies within anthropology: the work of Ong and McLuhan as c ... Full text Open Access Cite

Representing African Music: Postcolonial Notes, Queries, Positions by Kofi Agawu (Routledge, 2003)

Journal Article Journal of the American Musicological Society · 2007 Cite