[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - Food and Eating: from the Literal to the Metaphorical
EXTENDED DEADLINE for articles: 31st July. Please send a brief description of intended topic to firstname.lastname@example.org asap.
This call for papers invites innovative submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on the subject of Food and Eating for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which is due to be published late 2014.
Previous editions can be found at www.harts-minds.co.uk and you can get updates and ideas at www.facebook.com/hartsandminds.
Submissions should include a short biography at the end, adhere to the guidelines available on our website and use the appropriate article template.
ARTICLES: Send us an abstract (300 words) and your draft article (no longer than 6,000 words).
CREATIVE WRITING PIECES: Original poetry (up to 3 short or 1 long) or short stories of up to 4,000 words relating to the
theme in some way.
BOOK REVIEWS: Around 1,000 words on an academic text that deals with the theme in some respect. This would
preferably be interdisciplinary, but we will accept reviews of subject specific texts.
EXHIBITION REVIEWS: Around 1,000 words on any event along the lines of an art exhibition, museum collection,
academic event or conference review that deals with the theme in some respect.
All submissions should be sent to email@example.com by 31st July 2014 (revised date) for articles, and 31st August for Creative Writing and Reviews.
Suggested topics below, but are not limited to:
• Eating words, digesting thoughts
• Feasts, ceremonial/ritual foods
• Music played at feasts
• Indulgence and gluttony
• Starvation and hunger
• Food as Sensual and Sexual
• Cannibalism, Vampirism, Zombies
• Philosophy of eating
• Food as a weapon (poisons, throwing food in protest)
• History of food
• Food as healer/magical/transportative
• Edible art
• Food in art, literature, film, theatre, musicals
• Urban vs rural foods/ Places of eating
• Culture and Cuisine
• Consuming as metaphor