New issue 8(1) and call for submissions

We are excited to announce that the newest issue of The Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography (JUE vol 8 no 1) has been published, with six original articles by undergraduate students conducting ethnographic research among recent young women immigrants to Halifax, Canada (Sarah England), people using a neighbourhood house in Vancouver, Canada (Alannah Berson), Baloch women living in the United Arab Emirates (Sarah I. Han), health care asssistants working in children's palliative care in Durham, UK (Esra Arslanboga), students living with chronic pain in the USA (Kate Pashby), and migrants crossing the Sonoran Desert to reach the USA fron Mexico (Bill De La Rosa). This issue is also inaugurates our move to the Open Journal Systems platform, hosted by Dalhousie University Libraries. Thanks to recent Dalhousie social anthropology honours graduates Liz Michels, for her work on the transtion to OJS, and Alastair Parsons, for his editorial assistance with this issue.

We are delighted to announce that Sarah England's article was awarded the 2017 Best Undergraduate Student Paper Prize of the Society for Urban, National, and Transnational / Global Anthropology (SUNTA).

Please share the announcement below with undergraduate students, especially if you are teaching (or taking) a class that involves ethnographic methods.

Call for Papers: The Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography

The Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography (JUE) is an online publication for undergraduate academic writing. The JUE seeks to publish original ethnographic research by undergraduate students working in a variety of disciplines. Our goal is to bring readers insights into subcultures, practices, and social institutions. The JUE encourages undergraduates or those who have graduated within the past twelve months to submit manuscripts for consideration. Manuscripts must be based on original research conducted using ethnographic methods, on any topic in the social sciences.

Submissions are welcomed for our next issues. Deadlines are July 31 and January 31. Please check out our website ( for author guidelines and past issues. Send any questions about submissions to Martha Radice at