vis-à-vis: Explorations in Anthropology

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The Bricoleur


The Anthropology Graduate Student's Union at the University of Toronto now has a new publication, The Bricoleur. To submit a publication or be an external reviewer, please email or head on over to


Posted: 2016-11-28

New Issue of vis-à-vis now online!

We are pleased to announce the release of vis-à-vis's final volume! Thanks to the dedication and hard work of our editors and authors, we have been able to release this final set of papers from the Vis-a-Vis archives.  Miranda Dahlin writes about the emergence of “Narco-vocabulary”, a new vocabulary used to describe the activities of the narcotraficante (drug trafficker) and their activities in Mexico, Trieneke Gastmeier looks at contemporary beauty practices and femimity, Gillian Slogett provides an extensive literature review of the paleoecological environment of the ‘Makapansgat Formation’ in Makapansgat Valley, South Africa, and Sarah Duignan draws from  bioarchaeology and  ethnoarchaeology to study the social roles children played in the past. Finally, Liliana Gil-Sousa and Filipa Queirós disucss the importance of method in developing ethically responsible applied health research projects. Please join in the discussion of their research, and find out more about future direction of vis-à-vis.  
Posted: 2016-08-19

Call for Papers: Vis-à-Vis Now Accepting Submissions


Vis-à-vis provides a space for students from Anthropology and related fields to present innovative research and gain publishing experience. We are now welcoming submissions from student scholars. Submissions are due May 15, 2014, and are accepted through this website.

To submit an article or book review:
1. Register an account on the website.
2. Go to the “Register As” section and click the "Author" checkbox. We also encourage all users to register as a peer reviewer by clicking the "Reviewer" checkbox and indicating their areas of expertise.
3. Once registered, visit your User Home page to start the submission process.

We look forward to your submissions.

Posted: 2013-11-14

vis-à-vis is searchable on serials directories!


Did you know that vis-à-vis is searchable on GoogleScholar and is listed on several serials directories? We're proud to have entries in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and in Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory, one of the best sources for information on periodicals. Our ISSN is 12034274.

This means that all papers published in our journal can be found by other scholars around the world.

Posted: 2013-06-05

vis-à-vis is on Facebook!


vis-à-vis is expanding beyond the traditional issue-by-issue journal format. Hot on the heels of our early-view system, we have launched into the wild world of social media with our new Facebook group and microblog! This moderated site will be a platform for us to introduce and discuss interesting new scholarship from the wider literature, and soon will also be our forum for direct dialogue between readers, authors, and editors.

Drop by, take a look, and leave a comment on the wall!

Posted: 2012-11-27
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