CFP: [General] Extended Deadline for the Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference: SURF CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Spangler
contact email: 

We are interested in receiving paper proposals that engage with any aspect
of Surfing Culture...

the politics of the line up
feminist perspectives
indigenous rites and waveriding
people who go right on lefts (just stop it!)
(re)inventing the Real
global capitalism/marketing the stoke
the closing of Clark Foam
localism as microcosm
surf technologies ("I have one word for you Benjamin...plastics")
surf tourism: the new colonial impulse?
the "Waterman" and modes/codes of beach behavior
shaping machines and the impact on labor

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 23-25, 2008
Chaminade University of Honolulu

Panel and individual paper proposals are now being accepted for the 2nd
Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference. All topics and proposals
are welcome, particularly those treating cultural productions within
and/or about the Oceanic region.

*Please send 150-200 word proposals by email only to the area chair:

Surf Culture: Jason Spangler

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