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Article Submission Guidelines

Advice to Contributors

Articles should be approximately 8000 words, including references (text in Times 12 pt.). Shorter papers will be considered for inclusion as research notes. Delete all identifying references from your manuscript; the author’s name(s) should appear only on the title page. Include an abstract. Manuscripts should conform to the Chicago Manual of Style (the author–date system is preferred, although some subjects may require endnotes; CES does not publish footnotes).

Electronic submissions are accepted in Microsoft Word format. Please ensure that all identifying references have been removed from the electronic version. Send clearly identified files to

Canadian Ethnic Studies charges a processing fee equivalent to the cost of an annual individual subscription for each manuscript submitted. This fee must accompany the manuscript for it to be considered for publication (see form below). The fee is waived for current members/subscribers. The journal does not assess page charges or any other handling fees. The journal encourages membership in the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association to assist in the dissemination of knowledge regarding various aspects of Canadian ethnicity.

Submission of a manuscript to another professional journal while it is under review by CES is unacceptable.

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Founded in 1969, our fully refereed, interdisciplinary journal is devoted to the study of ethnicity, immigration, inter-group relations, and the history and cultural life of ethnic groups in Canada. Issues also include book and film reviews, opinions, immigrant memoirs, translations of primary sources, an "ethnic voices" section, and an annual index. The journal is published three times a year and is the official publication of the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association.