In this seventh issue of the Journal, Catherine Peters writes that food studies must urgently grapple with settler colonial and imperial violence.
In this seventh issue of the Journal, Edwige Crucifix introduces eight book reviews that present theoretical approaches to the field of food studies as well as address discontent with contemporary food systems.
In this sixth issue of the Journal, Editor-in-Chief Emily Contois considers the future of food studies alongside its past and present, asking, “What futures does food studies enable us to imagine?”
In this fifth issue of the Journal, Editor-in-Chief Emily Contois seeks to define food studies and why it matters, particularly during our current political climate.
This is my last issue as editor of the Graduate Journal of Food Studies. The past two years and three issues have been an invaluable part of my graduate education. I can’t begin to express how much I’ve learned from our authors, artists, readers, and advisors. It’s been a joy to work with you all.
Food studies scholarship is full of food puns. I worry that these puns come to us easily—too easily—when we’re talking about food. Let me make a plea for a little more seriousness in a world where too many people dismiss our discipline and, for that matter, many others as a luxury.
The journal you’re reading right now isn’t like most academic journals. Graduate students made it—researched, wrote, solicited, photographed, edited, copyedited, and designed every inch of it.