The seventeenth annual meeting of the Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus at the thirty-fourth Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference, Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM, February 20–23, 2014.
Area Chair: Nicholas G. Meriwether.
Rebecca Adams and Justin Harmon. “The Long Strange Trip Continues: Aging Deadheads.”
Kay Alexander. “Occupation: Deadhead.”
Matthew C. Armstrong. “All the Birds: The Story of an Album.”
Melvin Backstrom.“‘Sing Me Back Home’: Country Music and the Counterculture.”
Helen Baldovinos. “The Search for the Sound: Stylistic Development of the Grateful Dead, Culminating in the Orchestration Project.”
Jaime Baldovinos. “The Grateful Dead, God is Dead, Human Evolution, and Sturgeon’s More Than Human.”
Susan Balter-Reitz. “‘A Night Like Forever’: Examining Furthur’s Crisis Communication.”
Barry Barnes. “The So What Distribution Company, Inc.: The Story of the Genesis of Grateful Dead Records.”
Jeremy Berg. “OK Fine, We’ll Lecture: Protest and Social Commentary in the Lyrics of the Grateful Dead.”
Graeme M. Boone. “‘Dark Star’, 1973–1990.”
Gary Burnett. “Jerry’s Breakdown: Jerry Garcia, Banjo Player.”
Gary Burnett. “The San Francisco Poetry Renaissance and the Contexts of Petersen.”
Scott Carlson. “‘Our Love Won’t Fade Away’: Looking at the Jerry Garcia Memorial Collection.”
Beth Carroll. “What’s a Girl Like You Doing with Guys Like That? A Feminist Follows the Grateful Dead.”
Robert Cooperman. “The Storyteller Has No Choice: Poetry Inspired by the Dead.”
Christian Crumlish. “Plumbing the Deepest Channels: Giving voice to the Poems of Bobby Petersen.”
Scott Deetz. “‘Just Exactly Perfect’: Inspiration, Perfection, and the Contexts of the Grateful Dead Phenomenon.”
John R. Dwork. “Grateful Dead Recordings as Vehicles for Transcendent Experience.”
Brian Felix.“From Blues to Weirdness: The Evolving Roles of the Grateful Dead Keyboardists, 1965–1970.”
Paul Friedlander. “Leave Them Wanting More: Comparing Set List ‘Contours’ of the Grateful Dead with Rock Dinosaurs.”
Mary Goodenough. “‘Spring from Night into the Sun’: A Dancer’s Perspective.”
Steve Hurlburt and Jerry Sumrell. “The Victim and the Crime.”
Jesse Jarnow. “Ignoring Alien Orders: Deadheads Through Time.”
Jason Johnson. “‘Nine-Mile Skid, on a Ten Mile Ride’: Saving the Bus.”
Joe Jupille. “The Side Trips Social Network: A Reprise.”
Heather Laurel. “Towards a Classification System of Jam/Space Types in the Music of the Grateful Dead, Furthur, and Phish.”
William Andrew Lewis. “Relics of the Ritual: Grateful Dead Tape Culture in the Age of Technological Reproduction.”
Chaone Mallory and Steven Brown. “While the Music Played the Band: A Phenomenology of the Grateful Dead Concert Experience.”
Mark E. Mattson. “Human Error and Creative Variations in Jam Band Performances.”
Rosie McGee. “Remembering the Dead: Photographs and Memories.”
Nicholas G. Meriwether. “Unbroken Chain: Bobby Petersen’s Archival Legacy.”
Shaugn O’Donnell. “A Preliminary Taxonomy of Garcia’s Solos.”
Michael Parrish. “South Bay Folk Roots of the San Francisco Sound.”
Peter Richardson. “‘Every Silver Lining’: The Grateful Dead and ‘Touch of Grey’ in the Age of Reagan.”
Bethe Schoenfeld. “‘Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride’: Grateful Dead Subculture in Israeli Society, 2013.”
Stanley J. Spector. “‘If My Words Did Glow’: Grateful Dead Lyrics and the Apollinian-Dionysian Duality.”
Rhoney Stanley. “The Grateful Dead and Authentic Psychedelic Experience: Implications for Current Directions in Pharmaceutical Psychedelics.”
Mark Tursi. “‘With Thought Jewels Polished and Gleaming’: Euphoric Resolution and Poetic Undoing in Deadhead Culture and the Lyrics of Robert Hunter.”
Jon Walters. “Going Furthur: The Karma Wash, the Grateful Dead Phenomenon, and Next-Gen Pranksterism.”
Jay Williams. “Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Grateful Dead.”
Brent Wood. “‘Silver Apples in the Sun’: Bobby Petersen’s Lyrics for the Grateful Dead.”
“Raising the Dead, A Guided Listening Session.” Chair: David Gans. Panelists: Melvin Backstrom, Graeme M. Boone, Brian Felix, Heather Laurel.
“So Many Roads, Dead Studies, and the San Jose Conference.” Chair: Michael Parrish, San Jose State University. Panelists: Nicholas G. Meriwether, Michael Grabscheid.
“Teaching the Dead.” Chair: Bob Trudeau. Panelists: Natalie Dollar, Pyra Intihar, Ryan Slesinger, Timothy D. Ray.
“The Organizational Evolution of the Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus.” Chair: Barry Barnes. Panelists: Natalie Dollar, Ryan Slesinger, Jay Williams, Nicholas Meriwether, Robert Weiner.