Matthew Gilbert

Field(s) of Interest
Degrees / Education
B.A., Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2020

Matthew Gilbert is a PhD candidate in ethnomusicology at Stanford University. His research theorizes the role of sound, voice, and music in historical figurations of ‘the human,’ particularly within the context of the colonization of the Americas. His interests include sound studies, decolonial epistemology, the history of musicology and ethnomusicology, popular culture and music-making in (what is now called) the United States, affect theory, critical theory, and interdisciplinarity.