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This was Not a Conference, Encore

2011/06/27

Do you remember 2010’s This is Not a Conference?

It was, of course, where Graduate Music Student Association (GMSA) & the History and Classics Graduate Students Association (HCGSA) at the University of Alberta (UofA) joined forces to make an even longer acronym (GMSAHCGSAUOFA) and host a combined panel as part of their respective conferences.

Well they did it again this year too:

The following videos are from a talk called “Who said you could label dissent? The Punk Attitude in Folk Music in the Twentieth Century”

Dr. Michael B. MacDonald & Rylan Kafara

And go ahead and check out other videos from the 2011 GMSA conference:

Video from Ncounters: the Audible Past, the Mutable Future 

City of Love & Revolution: Vancouver in the Sixties

2010/12/13

Professor Lawrence Aronsen from the University of Alberta has written a book called City of Love & Revolution: Vancouver in the Sixties.

According to the good professor, it’s a book about “the Baby Boomers coming of age, trying to find their identity. The hippie thing is a nice way to counter the mass consumption of the ’50s and ’60s.”

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