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Saturday, April 16 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Singer-Songwriters
Loren Glass, “I Am Woman: Second-Wave Feminism and the Album Era”
Christa Anne Bentley, “‘For Everyman’: Singer-Songwriters, Anti-Vietnam Protests, and the Sensitive Male”
Zach Schonfeld, “Transformer Man: Neil Young’s Trans and the Dawn of the Inhuman Vocal”

Moderators
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Andy Zax

Andy Zax is a Grammy-nominated music producer. His writing—under his own name and the pseudonym @Discographies—has appeared in Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, The Oxford American, and elsewhere. The Village Voice hailed him as its music critic of the year in 2010, and he received an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award in 2014. He lives in Los Angeles, where he is at work on a book about Beverly Hills... Read More →

Speakers
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Christa Anne Bentley

Christa Anne Bentley is a PhD candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she is completing her dissertation through the Royster Society of Fellows. Christa researches the politics of popular music, and her dissertation looks at the ways the singer-songwriter movement in Los Angeles intersected with social movements during the 1970s. Her fieldwork in Los Angeles has led to collaborative work with the Grammy Museum and... Read More →
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Loren Glass

Loren Glass is Professor of English and the Center for the Book at the University of Iowa. His first book, Authors Inc.: Literary Celebrity in the Modern United States, was published by New York University Press in 2004. His history of Grove Press, Counterculture Colophon: Grove Press, the Evergreen Review, and the Incorporation of the Avant-Garde, was published by Stanford University Press as part of their Post*45 series in 2013... Read More →
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Zach Schonfeld

Zach Schonfeld is a reporter for Newsweek Magazine and a contributor to The A.V. Club and Paste. Previously, he was an editor for PopMatters and an editorial fellow for The Atlantic Wire. He's a graduate of Wesleyan University, where he was editor of the campus blog Wesleying and a recipient of an Olin Fellowship to study historic preservation. His writing has also appeared online at Rolling Stone, The Nation, TIME, The Atlantic, The Rumpus... Read More →


Saturday April 16, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
Hyatt House 201 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109

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