Young Anthropology Journal


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Undergraduate students: you can contribute to Young Anthropology!

The submission process is entirely online, and the journal is an online publication!

  • Did you write a particularly strong course paper?
  • Did you conduct research for a class?
  • Did you write a fieldwork report or a book review?
  • Are you interested in publishing your work?

Consider submitting it to Young Anthropology, the UTM Department of Anthropology's first online, open access and peer-reviewed journal

This call is open to undergraduate students from across anthropology's subdisciplines.

We welcome:

  • research papers
  • book reviews
  • fieldwork reports
  • experiential learning reflections
  • author interviews
  • student interviews
  • artwork and photography

Submission information

Students may submit a maximum of one written piece and one artwork/photography file per issue.

View the YA Journal submission checklist and author guidelines if you wish to submit your writing to Young Anthropology.

If your paper is too long to submit to the journal, consider contacting the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre for advice on editing a paper.

Submission deadlines for Fall 2023 issue

  • May 31, 2023 for research papers
  • August 31, 2023 for other submission types, including:

Call for submissions of original artwork and photography

Learn more about how to submit your anthropology-related original artwork or photography online to Young Anthropology.

The submission deadline for artwork and photography is August 31, 2022 (for publication in the Fall 2022 issue).


Please email if you have questions about the submission process for Young Anthropology.

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Young Anthropology Vol. 4 is now published!

Young Anthropology is a peer-reviewed online journal featuring outstanding work by undergraduate students.