Michael Gallope

Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
University of Minnesota

Michael Gallope is an Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota. His research focuses on twentieth and twenty-first century music, continental philosophy, critical theory, popular culture, sound studies, and music of the African diaspora. He previously taught at New York University where he completed a Ph.D. in Musicology as well as an Advanced Certificate in Poetics and Theory, and at the University of Chicago where he was a Harper-Schmidt Fellow in the Society of Fellows from 2011 to 2013.


  • On Close Reading and Sound Recording

    The emerging interdisciplinary nexus of sound studies has brought us rich sound-centered histories and ethnographies and opened up illuminating theoretical questions about the ontologies of sound, music, and the voice.


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