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Saturday, April 28 • 9:00am - 11:00am
Punk, Indie, Alt

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  1. Jenn Pelly "In the Sea of Possibility: Feminine Punk After Patti"
  2. Grace Elizabeth Hale "Playing Like a Girl: Gender and Amateurism in the Athens, Georgia Music Scene"
  3. Franklin Bruno "Salem 66 Didn’t Suck, and Neither Did Tsunami: A Counter-Memoir"
  4. Robert Christgau "Enduring Love and Tonic Counterpoint in Three American Alt-Rock Bands"
Moderator: Kevin Dettmar


Franklin Bruno

Franklin Bruno’s most recent recording is The Human Hearts’ Viable (Sump Pump). Past and present musical projects include Nothing Painted Blue, solo work, and collaborations with John Darnielle, Jenny Toomey, Laura Cantrell, and Bree Benton. He is the author of Armed Forces, in... Read More →

Robert Christgau

A rock critic since 1967, Robert Christgau co-keynoted the first Pop Conference and has presented at every subsequent edition. His memoir, Going Into the City, was published by Dey Street Books in 2015 and his collection, Is It Still Good to Ya?, is due from Duke University Press... Read More →
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Kevin Dettmar

Kevin Dettmar is W. M. Keck Professor and Chair of English at Pomona College. He is past editor of the Journal of Popular Music Studies; co-editor of Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series; editor of The Cambridge Companion to Bob Dylan; co-editor (with Jonathan Lethem) of Shake It Up: Great... Read More →

Grace Elizabeth Hale

Grace Elizabeth Hale is Commonwealth Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Virginia where she teaches US cultural history. She is the author of Making Whiteness: The Culture of Segregation in the South, 1890-1940 (Vintage, 1999) and A Nation of Outsiders... Read More →

Jenn Pelly

Jenn Pelly is a Contributing Editor at Pitchfork and author of The Raincoats, a volume in the 33 ⅓ series on the British feminist punk band. Her writing has appeared in Rolling Stone, SPIN, The Wire, The Village Voice, and Teen Vogue. She lives in New York."In the Sea of Possibility... Read More →

Saturday April 28, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am PDT
JBL Theater MoPOP, 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109