about

Rebecca Lentjes researches gendered sonic violence and evangelical anti-abortion protesters as an ethnomusicology doctoral student and Graduate Council Fellowship recipient at Stony Brook University. She received her BA in music and Romance languages from New York University in 2012 and has since worked for RILM Abstracts of Music Literature and the New York Review of Books. Her work has appeared in TEMPO, The Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies, Sounding Out!, Music & Literature, The Log Journal, VAN Magazine, and I Care If You Listen. She volunteers regularly both at a reproductive health clinic and at La Monte Young’s Dream House. Secondary research interests include sound studies & gender studies more generally, critical race theory, sound maps, drones, philosophy & anthropology of the voice, and late 20th-/early 21st-century music-makers like Yoko Ono & Meredith Monk. She lives in Brooklyn.