Wynton Guess

MSc

Culture, Identities, and Power

Contact:
a2019104481@campus.fcsh.unl.pt

Biography

Wynton is a doctoral student in Contemporary History enrolled at the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities with a background in music composition. His thesis focuses on how trap music can be interpreted as a reflection of a youth culture and temporal experience shaped by neoliberalism, the forces of the 2008 economic crash and the resultant years of recession and crisis.

He graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelors in Music with a major in Composition from Boston Conservatory where he was awarded the Roger Sessions Memorial Composition Award. He earned a Masters in Music with a major in Composition from The Royal College of Music in London.

Research fields

  • Cultural history
  • Popular music studies
  • Cultural studies

Selected publications

Main projects

  • Making Up Trap, A History of Trap Music, Youth Culture and the 2008 crisis” — PhD thesis to be presented to the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities, supervised by José Neves (IHC — NOVA FCSH). 2020-

 

CONTACTS

Institute of Contemporary History
NOVA FCSH
Av. Berna, 26 C 1069-061 LISBOA
 Tel.: +351 21 7908300 ext. 1545
Email: ihc@fcsh.unl.pt

WORKING HOURS

Monday to Friday
10.00h – 13.00h / 14.00h – 18.00h

SEARCH

X