About the Pacific Arts Association

Aims

The Pacific Arts Association is an international organization devoted to the study of the arts of Oceania. Its goals are:

  1. To make members more aware of the state of all the arts in all parts of Oceania.
  2. To encourage international understanding among the nations involved in the arts of Oceania.
  3. To promote high standards of research, interpretation and reporting on the arts of Oceania.
  4. To stimulate more interest in the teaching of courses on Oceanic art especially but not only at the tertiary educational level.
  5. To encourage greater cooperation among the institutions and individuals who are associated with the arts of Oceania.
  6. To encourage high standards of conservation and preservation of the material culture in and of Oceanic arts.
     
  7. CURRENT PACIFIC ARTS ASSOCIATION OFFICERS

    Pacific Arts Association (PAA)
    Executive Committee

    President
    Steve Hooper
    S.Hooper@uea.ac.uk

    Vice-President, Chair, Europe

    Wonu Veys
    wonu.veys@wereldculturen.nl

    Vice-President, Chair, Pacific

    Karen Stevenson

    Vice-President, Chair, North America

    Carol Mayer
    carol.mayer@ubc.ca

    Treasurer
    Christina Hellmich
    paa.treasurer.us@gmail.com

    Secretary
    Maia Nuku
    Maia.Nuku@metmuseum.org

    Journal Editor
    Anne Allen
    aeallen@ius.edu

    Information Manager and Webmaster
    Caroline Vercoe and Marion Cadora
    c.vercoe@auckland.ac.nz

    Newsletter Editor
    Dorit Shafir
    doritsh@imh.org.il

    Pacific Representative
    Tarisi Vunidilo
    tarisi.vunidilo@gmail.com

    PAA at CAA Liaison
    Bernida Webb-Binder
    baw78@cornell.edu


    Pacific Arts Association-Europe (PAA-E)

    Executive Committee

    President
    Wonu Veys, Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen, the Netherlands
    wonu.veys@wereldculturen.nl

    Vice-President
    Steven Hooper, Sainsbury Research Unit, University of East Anglia, Norwich
    S.Hooper@uea.ac.uk

    Secretary
    Dorothea Deterts, Ethnologisches Museum, Berlin
    d.deterts@smb.spk-berlin.de

    Treasurer
    Roberta Colombo Dougoud, Musée d'Ethnographie, Geneva
    roberta.colombo@ville-ge.ch