Feeding Food Studies: Graduate and Undergraduate Research in Canadian Food Cultures

deadline for submissions: 
July 19, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
CuiZine: The Journal of Canadian Food Cultures

Food is essential for human life and plays an important role in social and cultural practices around the world. University courses centered on food contribute to a diverse and growing corpus of work that examines the significance of food in relation cultural representation, access, equity, justice, health and environmental issues.

CuiZine: The Journal of Canadian Food Cultures / Revue des cultures culinaires au Canada is seeking contributions for a special issue celebrating graduate and undergraduate research, writing, and art related to food in Canada. Graduate and undergraduate students, including 2021 graduands, are invited to submit high-quality, completed, original work focused on food to be considered for publication in this issue. Student contributions retained for the issue will be automatically eligible for the “Best Student Submission” award, for which there will be a small monetary prize (details forthcoming). We encourage submissions addressing representations of food in Canadian literature and popular culture; Canadian food histories; analyses of Canadian foodways from sociological, anthropological and feminist perspectives; discussions of food in relation to gender, identity, culture, and Indigenous food sovereignty.

Submissions may include research papers of 2500-3500 words, food-themed creative writing pieces (poetry, creative fiction or nonfiction) of up to 2000 words, and food-related art (including but not limited to audio, video, and visual pieces in URL, PDF, JPEG, TIFF formats accompanied by writeups in Word-readable formats). CuiZine encourages submissions in both English and French. Accompanying your submission, please include a 250 word abstract and attach separately a brief bio note of approximately 100 words outlining your institution, program, year level, and the course for which this assignment was submitted.

CuiZine accepts only original unpublished work. Please do not submit anything that has previously appeared in print or online, in whole or in part, or that has simultaneously been submitted for publication elsewhere. If an article, poetry or prose work, or work of art is accepted for publication in CuiZine, the author agrees not to publish it elsewhere without written consent from the editor. Authors are responsible for obtaining reproduction permission for any copyrighted materials used in their own work. CuiZine is a fully open access journal that accepts and publishes entries in English and French. Submissions follow the double-blind peer review process for research articles. This journal does not charge APCs or require submission charges, and authors retain copyright for their work and publication rights without restrictions.

CuiZine is published by McGill University Library and is indexed through CAB Abstracts and World Health Databases. Please direct submissions and inquiries to guest editors Holly Morgan and Barbara Parker at feedingfoodstudies@gmail.com no later than July 19th, 2021 to receive full consideration. We anticipate publication in early 2022. For a full description of CuiZine’s submission policies and formatting requirements, please see https://www.erudit.org/en/journals/cuizine/#journal-infoeditorial_polic