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Louise Meintjes

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

Awards & Honors

Ernest Bloch Lectures Visiting Professorship

University University of California-Berkeley, Department of Music · 2022

Alan Merriam Prize

Scholarly Society Society for Ethnomusicolopgy · 2018 For Dust of the Zulu: Ngoma Aesthetics after Apartheid, awarded annual for "the most distinguished English-language monograph in the field of ethnomusicology."

Gregory Bateson Book Prize

Other Society for Cultural Anthropology · 2018 For Dust of the Zulu: Ngoma Aesthetics after Apartheid (Duke UP, 2017).

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellows

National American Council of Learned Societies · 2007


National National Humanities Center · 2007

Jaap Kunst Prize

National Society for Ethnomusicology · 2005

Thomas Langford Lecture Award

University Duke University · 2004 For recently tenured faculty.

Finalist, best research in recorded popular music

International Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards of Excellence · 2004 For Sound of Africa! Making Music Zulu in a South African Studio (Duke University Press, 2003).

Rockefeller Fellowship in the Black Performing Arts

University Stanford Humanities Center · 2001