Post45′s 5th anniversary conference will be held in Cleveland, the birthplace of Rock and Roll. Keynote addresses and the grand reception will be at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum while earlier panels will be hosted by the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel.
This conference will host a mix of academics, creative artists, and public intellectuals for a series of panels on media, the archive, film, literature, creative writing, and popular music. The full program has yet to be announced.
Keynote speakers: Steve Earle, Kim Cooper, Rick Moody, Kevin Young
Kim Cooper's presentation is entitled "Very Different Tonight: The Contagious Nightmares of Wilhelm Reich" and it makes connections between radical science, the UFO mania of 1947, Patti Smith, Kate Bush, file sharing and the avant garde.
Causes Kim Cooper Supports
Los Angeles Conservancy/ Modcom
California Bat Conservation Fund