Join us April 26-28, 2019 for the conference, Impact Zones and Liminal Spaces: The Culture and History of Surfing.

This conference aims to bring together scholars from all backgrounds and disciplines – humanities, social and natural sciences, cultural studies, ethnic studies, sports studies, etc. in a comprehensive examination of the phenomenon we call surfing. We also welcome graduate and undergraduate students, writers, journalists, community activists, professional and casual surfers to join us in a celebration of, and critical reflection upon, the culture and history of surfing.

Conference Organizing Committee:

David Kamper, Jess Ponting, Mike Roberts, Angel Bucci, David Cline, Anne-Marie Debbané, Bill Nericcio, and Paul Wentura

If you have any questions, please email David Kamper at


Image on the top left courtesy of Jeff Divine Surf Photography