The 2009 Pop Conference at EMPSFM kicks off with "A Conversation with Nona Hendryx". This should be a cool session, since one of the moderators is my fellow SXSW panelist, Princeton's Daphne Brooks. Here's the description:
The Pop Conference at EMP|SFM, now in its eighth year, joins academics,
critics, performers, and writers of all kinds in a rare common
discussion. Its second collection, Listen Again: A Momentary History of Pop Music,
was recently published by Duke University Press. The conference is
sponsored by the American Music Partnership of Seattle (Experience
Music Project, the University of Washington School of Music, and KEXP
90.3 FM), through a grant from the Allen Foundation for Music.