Oregon State University will host the first-ever academic conference devoted to the music, fans, and culture of the improvisational rock band Phish. The three day event will take place on May 17-19, 2019 in OSU’s Memorial Union. A wide variety of disciplinary approaches will be represented, featuring scholars from across the country. Conference logo by the art of ryan kerrigan.
Registration is required. Early registration ended on April 24th, but regular registration is now open. Visit the conference website for registration, schedule, and event details: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/phish2019/
In addition to a jam-packed academic program, the conference will feature a number of special events, including art exhibits, community panels, an exhibition fair, a concert, and a documentary film screening:
Below The Moss Forgotten exhibit and opening reception, curated by The Phishsonian Institute - Documenting Phish: Note by Note., featuring PhanArt, and sponsored by Block 15 Brewing Co.
We've Got It Simple sneak peek screening
Phish.net Community panel featuring board members of The Mockingbird Foundation
Benjy Eisen, music writer and author of "Deal," Q&A session
Healing Hearts Project Part 2 installation and heart-making workshop
Devotion to a Dream pre-conference Corvallis Arts Walk exhibit, featuring Stephen Olker Photography, the art of ryan kerrigan, and Healing Hearts Project Part 2. (Three of Olker's prints will be sold via silent auction to support student scholarships to attend the conference.)
Left On Wilson concert at DeMaggio's New York Pizza
Phans for Racial Equity pre-conference anti-racism workshop
Friday, May 17, 2019 at 8:00am to 7:00pm
Memorial Union Building (MU), Horizon Room and Lounge
2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331