Saturday, November 14, 2015

2016 Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 27-28, 2016
Chaminade University of Honolulu

We are pleased to invite panel and/or individual paper proposals for the 8th Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference. All topics and proposals are welcome, particularly those treating cultural production within and/or about the Oceanic region.

Abstracts and Proposals for individual papers (250 to 500 words) or 3-4 paper panels are due November 30, 2015. Direct abstracts and proposals to Cheryl Edelson at

Possible topics for panels and individual papers include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

Oceanic/Pacific Culture and Literature
Japanese Popular Culture
Film Studies
Contemporary Zombies
Television Studies
African-American Studies
Poetry and Poetics
Children’s/Young Adult Popular Literature
Religion and Popular Culture
Philosophy and Popular Culture
Science Fiction and Fantasy in Popular Culture
Food and Culture
Indigenous Literatures
Surf Culture