Longtime PAMLA member Cheryl Edelson is proud to announce the Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference

May 27-28, 2011, Chaminade University of Honolulu, Honolulu, HI

Check out the new OPCA blog at: http://oceanicpopularcultureassociation.blogspot.com/

We are pleased to invite panel and/or individual paper proposals for the 5th Annual 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 28, 2011. Direct abstracts and proposals to Cheryl Edelson [email protected].

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, Adaptation, Television Studies, African-American Culture, Poetry and Poetics in Popular Culture, Exotica/Hawaiiana, Children’s/Young Adult Popular Literature, Religion and Popular Culture, Philosophy and Popular Culture, Hawaii Five-0, Indigenous Literatures, Surf Culture