Call for Papers

Food Words and Stories

 

The first 2017 issue of the academic journal Meridian Critic invites scholarly articles that explore the universe of food, gastronomy and cuisine depicted by words, images and texts.

  • the imaginary of food, cooking and gastronomy;
  • culinary spaces and gourmand discourse;
  • globalization, McDonaldization and food imperialism;
  • manifestations of culinary syncretism;
  • the memory of taste and culinary nostalgia;
  • food consumption and the construction of identities;
  • urban and rural gastro-identity landscapes;
  • the discourse of phobias and cravings;
  • the discourse of cornucopia and scarcity;
  • narratives of hunger, famine and starvation;
  • food, gender and race;
  • tradition and innovation in culinary and gastronomy terminologies;;
  • the semantics of gastronomy lexis;
  • food categories and their projection in the imaginary of phrases and idioms;
  • the linguistic repertoire of food ecology;
  • culinary jargon.

 

Deadline for article submission: April 15th, 2017. We welcome papers in English, French, German, and Romanian. Please send the abstracts (ca 200 words), the full paper (up to 7000 words), as well as a brief biographical note (ca 400 words) to the following address: evelina.graur@usv.ro

 

For details regarding style, please visit the following page: http://meridiancritic.usv.ro/index.php?page=instructions-to-authors

 

We also welcome book-length studies in the field of literature and linguistics, published in 2016, to be reviewed in our journal. Please send the books to the following address: Meridian critic, Facultatea de Litere şi Ştiinţe ale Comunicării, Universitatea „Ştefan cel Mare” Suceava, Str. Universităţii nr. 13, 720229 Suceava, Romania