Sunday, April 9, 2017

Call for Papers: Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference 2018


We are pleased to invite panel and/or individual paper proposals for the 9th Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference to be held at Chaminade University of Honolulu, May 25-26, 2018. 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 December 15, 2017. Direct abstracts, proposals, and questions about OPCA to Cheryl Edelson cedelson@chaminade.edu.
Possible topics for panels and individual papers include but are not limited to the following areas:
Oceanic/Pacific Cultures and Literatures
Reading Disney's Moana (2016)
Japanese Popular Culture
Film Studies
Adaptation Studies
Television Studies
African-American Studies
Poetry and Poetics
Exotica/Hawaiiana
Children's/Young Adult Literature
21st Century Resistance Cultures
Religion and Popular Culture
Philosophy and Popular Culture
Indigenous Literatures
Surf Culture