The Contemporary Pacific (TCP)
The Contemporary Pacific: A Journal of Island Affairs provides a publication venue for interdisciplinary work in Pacific studies with the aim of providing informed discussion of contemporary issues in the Pacific Islands region. It features refereed articles that examine social, economic, political, ecological, cultural, and literary topics. This award-winning journal also includes political reviews, book and media reviews, resource reviews, and a dialogue section that allows flexible publication of diverse genres of writing, including interviews and short essays. Issues also highlight the work of Pacific Islander artists. The Contemporary Pacific has its own editorial board as well as an international board of correspondents who advise on editorial matters and generally further the aims of the journal. Copublished by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and the University of Hawai‘i Press (UHP), the journal follows the UHP Journals Department ethical guidelines.
The Pacific Islands Monograph Series (PIMS), launched in 1983, publishes scholarly works in the humanities and social sciences. The PIMS Editorial Board encourages submissions that address issues of concern beyond a single discipline. It is especially committed to promoting works by emerging and indigenous scholars. The series produces, on average, one book a year. Thirty titles have appeared so far.
To submit a book proposal, contact the series editor.
Pacific News from Mānoa
The center’s newsletter, Pacific News from Mānoa, covered news about students and faculty, conferences and seminars, and recent publications, as well as special reports and general announcements.