UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference Website and CFP Update

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Cheryl Edelson
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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.

Abstracts/Proposals for individual papers or 3-4 paper panels are due February 29, 2008. Please
contact Cheryl Edelson cedelson_at_chaminade.edu and/or Stan Orr sorr_at_hawaii.edu with general

Please visit the updated OPCA conference website:

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

Oceanic/Pacific Literature and Culture:
Anna Marie Christiansen chrianna_at_byuh.edu

Oceanic Cinema: Ian Conrich ian_at_ianconrich.co.uk

Surf Culture: Jason Spangler spanglerj_at_cox.net

Exotica/Hawaiiana: Stan Orr sorr_at_hawaii.edu

Tattooing/Body Art: Stan Orr sorr_at_hawaii.edu

Asian American Culture:
Amy Nishimura amy.nishimura_at_hawaii.edu

Japanese Popular Culture: Jayson Chun jmchun_at_hawaii.edu

Detective Fiction: Stan Orr sorr_at_hawaii.edu

Film Studies: David Arnold David.Arnold_at_uwsp.edu

Food and Popular Culture:
Larissa Schumann lrs26_at_byuh.edu

Gothic Literature, Film, and Popular Culture:
Cheryl Edelson cedelson_at_chaminade.edu

Religious Studies and Popular Culture:
Pete Steiger psteiger_at_chaminade.edu

Senior Culture: Fred Augustyn faug_at_loc.gov

Science Fiction and Fantasy: Jill Dahlman dahlman_at_hawaii.edu

Poetry and Popular Culture:
Richard Hishmeh RHishmeh_at_palomar.edu

Popular Music: Fumiko Takasugi fumiko_at_hcc.hawaii.edu

Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture:
Craig Svonkin csvonkin_at_mscd.edu

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