This list provides a chronology of major conference meetings devoted to Grateful Dead studies. It includes all available information but readers should be aware that there are papers and panels from other conferences that do not appear here. Additional information including abstracts, schedules, and presenter information can be found in the programs for those meetings, many of which are publicly accessible through the conference sponsor. Some volumes of the Dead area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association are available for free download on this site.
So Many Roads: The World in the Grateful Dead. San Jose State University, November 5–8, 2014.
Unbroken Chain: The Grateful Dead in History, Culture, and Memory. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, November 16–18, 2007.
The Grateful Dead area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association. Annual conference meetings, 1998–2021.