Call for Proposals to CAFS

Call for Proposals to CAFS

Association for Food Studies is looking for proposals for their twelfth annual assembly at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, May 27–30, 2017

Founded in 2005, CAFS promotes critical, multidisciplinary scholarship in the broad area of food systems: production, distribution, consumption, and waste management. CAFS members are drawn from an array of disciplines including adult education, agriculture, anthropology, design, economics, environmental studies, health studies, home economics, human nutrition, geography, literature, psychology, philosophy, policy studies, public health, rural studies, sociology, social work, and urban planning. CAFS membership is open to academics, students, policy makers, community workers, professionals, practitioners, and others interested in food studies research. CAFS recognizes the need for transdisciplinary research on food issues both within and outside of academia in response to societal needs. The conference is an opportunity to share knowledge in a number of domain areas such as informing and critiquing policy, assessing and mobilizing the outcomes of community-based work, and demonstrating the health, social, economic, political, cultural, spiritual, and environmental impacts of food systems.

For details and deadlines (the earliest one is January 15), please refer to our attached CFP guidelines in French and English.

For enquiries, please email to