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Roots of Surf Culture and Anti-Colonial Practices
(Panel 1A) George Freeth: Centennial (Room 1)
(Panel 1B) Discourses on Locations and Breaks (Room 2)
Not provided - Options on the ground floor of the Student Union include: Oggi's, Pizza Express, The Habit Burger, Chipotle, Aztec Market and Starbucks. Options across the footbridge include: Bangkok Poco the Restaurant and Trujillo's Taco Shop.
(Panel 2A) Surfing Commodified, Marketing Surfing (Room 1)
(Panel 2B) Phenomenology of Surfing 1 (Room 2)
(Panel 2C) Surf Sovereignties (Room 3)
(Panel 3A) Surfing Engendered and Queered (Room 1)
(Panel 3B) Narrating the Spot (Room 2)
Keynote: “Surfeminisms in an Era of Trump,” by Krista Comer (Rice University, Co-Founder, Institute for Women Surfers)
The rise of the Global Right and spread of authoritarianism worldwide is accelerating climate change while encouraging violence against women, indigenous people and people of color, migrants and refugees, and majority poor populations everywhere. The most effective movement to date to mobilize against authoritarian power is intersectional feminism (#MeToo, Global Women’s Marches, #NiUnaMenos, #Feminism4the99). Surfeminism too is a feminism for the times. This lecture addresses the environmental and climate justice aspects of surfeminism, drawing from Institute for Women Surfers knowledges which include thinking of many here at this conference. The talk hopes to strengthen alliances across constituencies in surf studies. Our policy ideas and political analyses need to reckon better with the linked exploitations of nonhuman nature and human Others.
Documentary film: Splinters. Screened by Andy Abel, President, Surfing Association of Papua New Guinea. Short Q & A after the movie.
The Surfer Imaginary: Surfing and the Counterculture
Moderator: Michael Roberts (San Diego State University)
(Panel 4A) Author Meets Critics: Surfing With Sartre (Room 1)
Surfing With Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry into Life of Meaning, Aaron James (University of California, Irvine)
(Panel 4B) Surf Research on a College Campus: Collaboration Among Faculty, Students and Industry: A Roundtable Discussion (Room 2)
Not provided -
Options on the ground floor of the Student Union include: Oggi's, Pizza Express, The Habit Burger, Chipotle, Aztec Market and Starbucks. Options across the footbridge include: Bangkok Poco the Restaurant and Trujillo's Taco Shop.
(Panel 5A) Philosophy in the Surf Zone (Room 1)
(Panel 5B) Surfing Toward Sustainability (Room 2)
(Panel 5C) Diversity and Inclusion in Women’s Surfing (Room 3)
(Panel 6A) Simulated Surfing and Contested Cultures: The Impact of Artificial Wave Parks on Surfing Identities (Room 1)
(Panel 6B) Sounding Surf (Room 2)
Keynote - “The Female Surfer: A Novel Political Subjectivity” Cori Schumacher, Councilwoman, Carlsbad California, Former Longboard Surfing Champion, Author, International Activist and Co-Founder, the Inspire Initiative.
So You Wanna Be a Surfer?: Myth, Joseph Campbell, and the Hero’s Journey”
(Panel 7A) We Stand to Lose Everything: The Future of California’s Coast (Storm Hall West 011)
(Panel 7B) Killing Your White Male Buzz: Women of Color Feminizing, Diversifying, and Decolonizing Surfing (Storm Hall 119 View map)
Moderator: Monica Medellin (Gnar Gnar Honeys Production Company)
(Panel 7C) Surfing Toward Sustainability 2: the Promise and Peril of Surf-based Activism (Storm Hall 123 View map)
(Panel 8A) Shark!!! (Storm Hall West 011)
(Panel 8B) Contested Sites of Surfing (Storm Hall 119 View map)
(Panel 8C) Surfing Resource Governance: Theory (Storm Hall 123 View map
(Panel 9A) Regimented Growth of Surfing (Storm Hall West 011)
(Panel 9B) Local for Whom? (Storm Hall 119 View map)
(Panel 9C) Surfing Resource Governance: Practice in California (Storm Hall 123 View map)
Sponsored by the Center for Surf Research, College of Arts & Letters, L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Conrad N. Hilton Distinguished Lecturer Series, Firewire, Sticky Bumps, and the Sociology, MALAS, History, American Indian Studies, Africana Studies and Women's Studies Departments
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