Schedule Detail

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Thursday, July 27

Thursday, July 27                                      At the California Historical Society
678 Mission Street
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Registration & Welcome Reception
Gallery & Bookstore Open
Visit the On the Road to the Summer of Love Exhibition
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Opening Remarks
Anthea Hartig, California Historical Society
Dan A. Lewis, Northwestern University
Lecture
Hot Fun in the Summertime: Microcosmic and Macrocosmic Views on the Summer of Love
Presenter: Michael J. Kramer, Northwestern University
Introduction: Dan A. Lewis, Northwestern University
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Music by Moonalice Trio

 

Friday, July 28

Friday, July 28                                                             At Northwestern University San Francisco
44 Montgomery Street, 18th Floor
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
Book Sales Open
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Lecture
From Counterculture to Cyberculture: The Dream of a World Beyond Politics
Presenter: Fred Turner, Stanford University
Introduction: Peter Richardson, San Francisco State University
Room 1803
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM Panels
From Subculture to Counterculture: Paths through Postwar Art to the Summer of Love
Moderator: Elizabeth Ferrell, Arcadia University

  • Anastasia Aukeman, Parsons School of Design
    Innocence Ignited: Documentary Photos from the Postwar Era to the Summer of Love by Jerry Burchard
  • Richard Cándida Smith, University of California Berkeley
    Flame of Ambition: California Poets and Artists on Male Ego in Building a Counterculture
  • Kevin Hatch, Binghamton University
    “Where madness lies”: Bruce Conner, Timothy Leary, and the Tibetan Book of the Dead

Room 1803

The Long Sixties
Moderator: Peter Richardson, San Francisco State University

  • Michael Stewart Foley, Université Grenoble Alpes
    This Ain’t the Summer of Hate: The Counterculture-Punk Continuum in 1970s San Francisco
  • Sarah Hill, Cardiff University
    “If you can remember the Sixties…”
  • Peter Richardson, San Francisco State University
    Ralph J. Gleason and the Long Sixties

Room 1824

Rooting the Counterculture: Rural Communes and Back to the Land
Moderator: Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo, St. Mary’s College of California

  • Benjamin Klein, California State University East Bay
    A ‘Mobile Hallucination’: Celebrating the Fourth of July with the Hog Farm, 1968
  • Timothy Miller, University of Kansas
    Revisiting the Sixties Communes, Fifty Years Later
  • Ramón Sender Baryón, Archivist
    Open Land Sixties Communes in Sonoma County

Room 1825

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM Lunch
Book Sales Open
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lecture
The Black Power Revolution and the Summer of Love
Presenter: Robyn C. Spencer, Lehman College, City University of New York
Introduction: Dan A. Lewis, Northwestern University
Room 1803
2:15 PM – 3:45 PM Panels
Engendering Social Change: Feminism, Sexual Freedom, and Gender-Transgressive Fashion in the Age of Aquarius
Moderator: Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo, St. Mary’s College of California

  • Christopher Agee, University of Colorado Denver
    Hippies, Police Officers, and the Politics of Crime and Gender in Late-Sixties San Francisco
  • Timothy Hodgdon, University of North Carolina
    Gender, Culture, and Counterculture in the American 1970s
  • Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo, St. Mary’s College of California
    The Origins and Legacy of Countercultural Feminism
  • Jo Barraclough Paoletti, University of Maryland
    Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl? Fashion and Gender at the Dawn of the Culture War
  • Josh Sides, California State University Northridge
    Zoning Sexual Spectacles

Room 1803

Agency, Activism, and Clash in the Ideology of the Counterculture
Moderator: Nicholas G. Meriwether, Center for Counterculture Studies

  • Anthony Ashbolt, University of Wollongong
    We Can Be Together: Hippie Culture as Radical Community
  • Melvin Backstrom, McGill University
    “We’ve got to get ourselves back to the garden”: On Countercultural Conservatism
  • Shawn David Young, York College of Pennsylvania
    Hippies and the Alt-Right

Room 1824

From Punishment to Protection: Human Service Innovation in the Summer of Love
Moderator: Dan A. Lewis, Northwestern University

  • David Smith, Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic
    The Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic: Health Care is a Right
  • Douglas Styles, Huckleberry Youth Programs
    Tension Between Experiment and Establishment: Sustained Innovation
  • Joe Wilson, Hospitality House
    Building Community Power in the Central City

Room 1825

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Panels
Reimagining America: Identity, Transformation, and the Politics of Community in the Counterculture
Moderator: Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo, St. Mary’s College of California

  • Blake Slonecker, Heritage University
    “It’s Not ‘Unmanly’”: Sexual Politics and Collective Work at the Eugene Augur, 1969-1974
  • Sherry L. Smith, Southern Methodist University
    Revisiting the Hippies and Native Americans
  • Jeremy Varon, The New School
    Identity, Performance, Solidarity: Self and Community in the 1960s Counterculture

Room 1803

The Sound of the Counterculture: Rock Music and Its Resistances
Moderator: Steve Savage, San Francisco State University & Blue Bear School of Music

  • Patrick Burke, Washington University in St. Louis
    A Tale of Two Fillmores: Rock Venues as Countercultural Communities
  • Michael Hicks, Brigham Young University
    The Sonic Garage Barrage
  • D.J. Hoek, Northwestern University
    All You Need is Revolution: John Cage and the Beatles in 1967

Room 1824

Presenting the Counterculture: Portrayals, Perceptions, Problems
Moderator: Abe Peck, Northwestern University

  • Nathan Hurwitz, Rider University
    Examining Portraying the Ethos of the Summer of Love Onstage in the Musical Theatre
  • Juliann Sivulka, Waseda University
    The Counterculture and Hip Consumerism in Advertising, 1965-1969
  • Alyssa Smith, University of Chicago
    Those Whom the Gods Wish to Destroy: Peoples Temple, the Counterculture, and the Anticult Movement in California, 1965-1977

Room 1825

Note: Panels are listed in order by room number. Papers within panels are listed in order by presenter last name. Note that this may be different than the order in which they present.

 

Saturday, July 29

Saturday, July 29                                                                                          At Northwestern University San Francisco
44 Montgomery Street, 18th Floor
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
Book Sales Open
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Lecture
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM William Blake and the Age of Aquarius
Presenter: Stephen F. Eisenman, Northwestern University
Introduction: Dan A. Lewis, Northwestern University
Room 1803
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM Panels
The Soundtrack of the Summer of Love: Ideas, Albums, and Issues
Moderator: Steve Savage, San Francisco State University & Blue Bear School of Music

  • Mark Doyle, Middle Tennessee State University
    Preservation, not Revolution: The Kinks vs. the Summer of Love
  • Andrew Hammond, New York University
    “Mind Forged Manacles:” The Struggle to Re-conceptualize Freedom Through Pop Music During the Summer of Love
  • Shaugn O’Donnell, City University of New York
    Psychedelic Masquerade: Sgt. Pepper and the Summer of Love

Room 1803

Expanded Mediums and the Summer of Love: Objects, Performance, and Film
Moderator: Nicholas G. Meriwether, Center for Counterculture Studies

  • Maria Cichosz, Stanford University
    The Furthur Life of a Dream: A Salvage Operation
  • Rebekka Kill, York St. John University
    Art at The Music Festival: Blueprints and the Chronotope
  • Greg Youmans, Western Washington University
    “All the World’s a Bed”: James Broughton’s Return to Filmmaking During the Summer of Love

Room 1824

The Intellectual Origins of the Counterculture: How Theory Shaped Practice
Moderator: Dan A. Lewis, Northwestern University

  • James Block, DePaul University
    New Individuals in New Communities: The Counterculture Vision of Post-Liberal America
  • Michael J. Kramer, Northwestern University
    “A Tiny Banner Against the Inhumanities of the Technocracy”: Unfurling Theodore Roszak’s Countercultural Social Criticism
  • Dan A. Lewis, Northwestern University
    The Psyche and Polis in Social Theory: A Geography of Influence in the Bay Area

Room 1825

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM Lunch
Book Sales Open
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lecture
From Innocence to Experience: LSD, the Counterculture, and Sustainable Lives
Presenter: David Farber, University of Kansas
Introduction: Nicholas G. Meriwether, Center for Counterculture Studies
Room 1803
2:15 PM – 3:45 PM Panels
Visualizing the Summer of Love: The San Francisco Poster Renaissance
Moderator: Nicholas G. Meriwether, Center for Counterculture Studies

  • Nicholas G. Meriwether, Center for Counterculture Studies
    Illustrating the Counterculture: Art, Artifact, and Reading the Psychedelic Poster
  • Kevin M. Moist, Penn State Altoona
    Visionary Visuals: The Psychedelic Rhetoric of 1960s San Francisco Concert Posters
  • Scott B. Montgomery, University of Denver
    High Art in the Summer of Love: The Joint Show and the Psychedelic Poster Movement

Room 1803

The Media and the Summer of Love: From Street to Straight
Moderator: Abe Peck, Northwestern University

  • Rosie McGee, Photographer & Author, Dancing with the Dead
    Shooting the Haight: From the Human Be-In to the Summer of Love
  • Abe Peck, Northwestern University; Author, Uncovering the Sixties: The Life and Times of the Underground Press
    The Oracle, the Communications Company, and other Community Definers
  • Charles Perry, Author, The Haight-Ashbury: A History
    Overground and Underground Press
  • Joel Selvin, Author, The Summer of Love
    The Music and The Media: Rock Critics, Underground Radio, and Changing Coverage

Room 1824

The Counterculture and the Written Word: Was the Movement a Literary Movement Too?
Moderator: Baine Kerr, Author, Harmful Intent, Wrongful Death, Jumping-Off Place

  • Steven L. Davis, Texas State University; Author, Dallas 1963, Texas Literary Outlaws: Six Writers in the Sixties and Beyond
  • Scott MacFarlane, Author, The Hippie Narrative: A Literary Perspective on the Counterculture
  • April Smith, Author, Home Sweet Home, A Star for Mrs. Blake, FBI Special Agent Ana Grey Series

Room 1825

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Closing Reception & Book Signing
Book Sales Open

Note: Panels are listed in order by room number. Papers within panels are listed in order by presenter last name. Note that this may be different than the order in which they present.

 

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