University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Achille Mbembe, "Negative Messianism in the Age of Animism"

Achille Mbembe is Research Professor in History and Politics at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He is coeditor of Johannesburg: The Elusive Metropolis, also published by Duke University Press, and the author of On the Postcolony as well as several books in French.