Pop Conference 2017

Sign O' the Times: Music and Politics

Thursday, April 20, 2017 — Sunday, April 23, 2017

Details

This year’s Pop Conference, titled Sign O’ the Times: Music and Politics, will feature presentations on topics ranging from identity politics to protest music in the modern era. Music is often shaped by politics, from rules of copyright, drinking ages, and noise volumes to crises of war and social injustice, rents in the fabric. Music’s connection to politics goes beyond sloganizing lyrics; it organizes, stirs, performs possibility.

The annual Pop Conference mixes together ambitious music writing of every kind in an attempt to bring academics, critics, musicians, and dedicated fans into a collective conversation. 

Date and Time

April 20, 2017 — April 23, 2017

Varies daily

Venue

MoPOP
325 5th Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109


Hyatt House
201 5th Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109


Ticket Info

$20 ($15 MoPOP members)

Register in advance! Price increase of $5 at the door.

Register

In addition to conference admission, registration includes four days of access to all MoPOP galleries* (a $100 value), breakfast, and access to the keynote and reception**.

*Special exhibition pricing for Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds may apply.

**Keynote seating is first-come, first-served.


Support for the conference is provided by the University of Alabama College of Arts & Sciences, on behalf of the Department of American Studies.

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