Studying the Dead

The Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus, An Informal History

I named this!

Christian contributed the proceedings of the eighth annual Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus (a group he also named) to this collection (entitled “Shall We Go?”), and brief mentions of his various presentations over the years also appear sprinkled throughout the book, including the gentle remonstrance he earned through exceeding legendary Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter’s patience for impertinent questions of lyrical interpretation: “Tsk, tsk. Your dead head is showing.”