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Cultural Studies   Suggest a Link
(Cultural studies" on this page designates the intersection between cultural criticism/theory and selective resources in sociology, media studies, postcolonial studies, economics, literature, and other fields chosen to represent the alignments that now signify "culture" for the contemporary humanities.)
General Resources
Biblioteca Virtual De Estudos Culturais / Cultural Studies Virtual Library
Homepage (in Portuguese and
Books, Articles, and Other Texts 
Museums and Cultural Centers 
Research Projects 
Virtual Libraries 
Black Cultural Studies Web Site
Black Cultural Studies Site Index (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Elizabeth Alexander (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Houston A. Baker, Jr. (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Barbara Christian (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Manthia Diawara (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Ann duCille (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Cheryl Dunye (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Paul Gilroy (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Stuart Hall (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Phillip Brian Harper (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Mae G. Henderson (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Arthur Jafa (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Isaac Julien (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Wahneema Lubiano (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Kobena Mercer (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Valerie Smith (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Hortense J. Spillers (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Claudia Tate (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Michele Wallace (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Black Cultural Studies Links (Nimmy Abiaka, Tim Haslett, Paula Lee)
Border Crossings (links to sites relating to the various "borders" that demarcate the postmodern and postindustrial social imagination) (Karla Tonella / Communication Studies, U. Iowa)
Homepage of Border Crossings 
Selected Pages  
Border Incidents 
La Frontera 
Border Crossings ("experiment in hypertextual relationships that explores the common ground between Cyorgs, Gender, LesBiGay, Dispora, La Frontera, Border Incidents and Other Borders") (Karla Tonella, U. Iowa)
Centre for Social Theory and Technology, Keele U. 
Communication Studies: Cultural Studies Resources (U. Iowa)
Critical and Cultural Theory Resources (George Washington U. Program in Human Sciences)
Critical Approaches to Culture, Communications, and Hypermedia (Ron Burnett, McGill U.)
Cultural Studies Resources (Communication Studies, U. Iowa)
Cultural Studies Central (Robin Markowitz)
Digital Media: Technology, Postmodernism and Other Stuff (annotated guide to online resources) (Communication Studies Dept., U. Iowa)
Disinformation: The Subculture Search Engine (annotated "alternative" guide/links to news and society; "the search service of choice for individuals looking for information on current affairs, politics, new science and the 'hidden information,' that seldom seems to slip through
Dino Felluga (Stanford U.), "Modern Theoretical Discourses" (pedagogically-oriented set of explanations, definitions, and questions that applies concepts in contemporary literary theory to two sonnets from Spenser's Amoretti; covers New Historicism, cultural materialism, feminism, and psychoanalysis)
Dino Felluga (Purdue U.), Introductory Guide to Critical Theory 
FrontList Books: Scholarly Books on the Web
Homepage of FrontList Books (online bookstore offering "scholarly and literary titles to readers with decidedly theoretical interests;" emphasis on recently published and soon to be published titles from over 175 publishers in "literary, feminist, queer, and postcolonial theory; cinema, literary, gender, women's, asian, latin american, and cultural studies; fiction, philosophy, anthropology, history, and poetry"; allows browsing by category and includes brief descriptions of books)
African-American Studies 
Art History & Theory 
Cinema & Media Studies 
Critical Theory / Marxism 
Cultural Studies 
French Stuff (French Theory) 
Gender & Sexuality 
Literary Studies 
Political Science/ Sociology 
(Post)Colonial Studies 
Queer Theory / Gay & Lesbian Studies 
Race & Culture 
Science Studies 
Gallery of Social Structures: Network Visualization ("documents work in progress in our efforts to visualize social structures. The aim is to develop experience how automatic procedures can be combined with aesthetics to ease insight into usually complex phenomena") (Lothar Krempel)
History of English Studies Page (page for the study of the development of English literary studies as a cultural and global force; cultural-critical and postcolonial perspectives upon the problem are anchored upon a series of texts or excerpts from authors both past and present--i
Information Resources for Information Professionals ("This is a guide to basic resources information professionals use when looking to the written record to solve a problem or learn more about ourselves as a profession.") (Joe Ryan)
Injustice Studies: An On-Line Journal (refereed)
K.i.s.s. of the Panopticon: Cultural Theory and New Media
K.I.S.S. Homepage (plain-speaking site that gives "people a quick, user-friendly, one-stop" guide to new media literacy as well as cultural/critical theory and its relationship with communications and new media) (Doug Bicket)
Comprehensive Index (ambitious hypertext glossary of major authors and topics in cultural theory; supplies brief descriptions or intros)
Special Topics (including "nature of the self," "postcolonialism and new media," "national identity," "British press in Europe," "machine intelligence," "how to read semiotics," "screen theory,"
Links to Lecture Notes (Mary Klages, U. Colorado, Boulder)
Marist College English Web: Postmodern Theory, Cultural Studies, and Hypertext (Tom Goldpaugh)
Medieval Cultural Studies: A Basic Reading List (Martin Irvine, Georgetown U., and Michael Uebel, U. Kentucky)
Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (Concordia U.)
The New Economic Literary Criticism (Web site for the Society for Critical Exchange project on this topic; includes info on the conference, related publications, and links)
New Historicism (SWIRL)
The Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy (Scott H. Moore, Baylor U.)
Paradigms: Wacky Wordgame of Cultural Criticism and Limited Agency (forms-based "game" of cultural criticism; first question: "who was responsible for the death of the subject?" - multiple choices begin, "Foucault? . . .") (Thomas J. Thurston, Yale U.)
Popcultures.com (Sarah Zupko's Cultural Studies Center) 
Scholê: Teaching Culture in a Non-Linear Environment (theory and resources for rethinking pedagogy in a post-canonical and hypertextual environment; includes a well-selected set of online essays on teaching, culture, and digital media) (Rob van Kranenburg, Teacher Training Dept. in Gent [DLO])
The/Untimely/Past (bibliographies and links "relating to the intersection of historiographic practice with poststructuralism, postmodernism, and allied areas of theory / practice"; partially annotated and includes some quotations from the works; also includ
"What is Culture?" Page (definitions and curricular resources related to the topic of "culture") (Eric Miraglia, Richard Law, Peg Collins; Washington State U.)
Authors, Writings, Interviews (Including Sociologists) (Note: Some Marxist Theorists Who Have Had A Broad Cultural-Critical Reception Are Included Here. See Also
General Author Resources
Bibliographic References (Sarah Zupko)
Cultural Studies Papers and Articles (Communication Studies, U. Iowa)
Cultural Studies Articles, Papers & Presentations (Sarah Zupko)
Cultural Studies Theorists and Critics (Sarah Zupko)
Auguste Comte, On the Positivistic Approach to Society (from The Positive Philosophy) (1830-42; trans. 1854) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Karl Marx (see Marxism below) 
Late 19th- And 20th-Century
Ron Alcalay, "Morphing Out of Identity Politics: Black or White and Terminator 2 (1995) (Bad Subjects)
Alvin Gouldner (see under Marxism below) 
Benedict Anderson
Synopsis of Imagined Communities (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Arthur Jafa Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Daniel Bell
The End of Ideology (Chap. 13 on "The Mood of Three Generations" and excerpt from the Conclusion) (Al Fireis, U. Penn)
Synopsis of The Coming of Post-Industrial Society: Chap. 6, ''Who Will Rule? Politicians and Technocrats in the Post-Industrial Society'' (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Pierre Bourdieu
Bourdieu List Archive (Spoons Collective)
The Bourdieu Forum (Marko Toivanen)
Synopsis of Distinction: Chap. 5, "The Sense of Distinction" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of Outline of a Theory of Practice: Chap. 2, "Structure and the Habitus" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of Toril Moi, "Appropriating Bourdieu's Feminist Theory and Pierre Bourdieu's Sociology of Culture" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Denis Byrne, "Traces of '65: Sites and Memories of the Post-Coup Killings in Bali" (1998) (essay that "reflects on the absence of physical traces of the 1965 killings and looks to the role of memory in commemoration") (Australian Humanities Review)
C.L.R. James (see under Marxism below) 
Cornel West & His Critics (Brent Edwards)
Ralf Dahrendorf, Classes in Post-Capitalist Society (from Class and Class Conflict in Industrial Society) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Manthia Diawara
"Englishness and Blackness: Cricket as Discourse on Colonialism" (1990) (Black Cultural Studies Web / Callaloo)
Manthia Diawara Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Simon During (U. Melbourne),
Don Anderson (U. Sydney), "Teachers, Intellectuals, Politics" ("Surely one had a choice: merely to accept such interventionist restructuring of universities . . . or, on the other hand, to critique such New Statism"; extracted from longer piece published in 1995)
John Frow (U. Queensland), "Literature, Culture, Mirrors" (critique of both During's theses and Anderson's response; "The opposition set up here between cultural and literary studies is a phoney one. Cultural studies is a way of contextualizing texts, of any kind - of analysing the social relations of
Emile Durkheim
The Division of Labor in Society (excerpt) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
The Durkheim university Pages [Show]
Synopsis of On the Division of Labor in Society (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of The Elementary Forms of Religious Life (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
What is a Social Fact? (from The Rules of the Sociological Method) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Edward W. Said (bibliography) (UC Irvine Critical Theory Resource/Eddie Yeghiayan, U. Calif. Irvine)
Norbert Elias
Robert van Krieken (U. Sydney), Norbert Elias: Key Sociologist (support site for van Krieken's book; will include drafts of chapters)
Norbert Elias and Process Sociology (Robert van Krieken, U. Sydney)
"Processes of State Formation and Nation Building" (Robert van Krieken, U. Sydney)
Friedrich Engels
"The Condition of England" (Review of Thomas Carlyle's Past and Present) (Marx/Engels Archive)
The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (Marx/Engels Archive)
Outlines of a Critique of Political Economy (Marx/Engels Archive)
Synopsis of Capital, vol. 1 (Marx/Engels Archive)
Itamar Even-Zohar (Tel Aviv U.)
Culture Planning and the Market: Making and Maintaining Socio-Semiotic Entities" (1994) 
"Factors and Dependencies in Culture" (1996) 
"Language Conflict and National Identity" (1985) 
"Polysystem Theory" (1997) ("The idea that socio-semiotic phenomena, i.e., sign-governed human patterns of communication [such as culture, language, literature], could more adequately be understood and studied if regarded as systems rather than conglomerates of disparate
"The Role of Literature in the Making of the Nations of Europe: A Socio-Semiotic Examination" (1993) 
Andrew Feenberg (San Diego State U.), "Alternative Modernity? Playing the Japanese Game of Culture" (1994-95) (on Go gaming, rationality, culture, and non-Western modernities)
Michel Foucault
General Resources [Show]
Other [Show]
Secondary Literature [Show]
Writings [Show]
Clifford Geertz
Definitions of Culture (quotes and paraphrases of Geertz on the notion of "culture")
Synopsis of "Deep Play:'' Notes on a Balinese Cockfight" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of "Religion as a Cultural System" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Anthony Giddens
'Living in the world': Dilemmas of the Self (from Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Erving Goffman
The Presentation Of Self In Everyday Life (Excerpts) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.): [Show]
Synopsis of The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, pp. 1-76 (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
John Goldthorpe
Synopsis of Social Mobility and Class Structure in Modern Britain (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago) " target="VoSLink"> 
Jürgen Habermas
Habermas Resources (Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy)
Habermas List Archive (Spoon Collective)
Steve Stickle (Northern Illinois U.), "An Introduction to J. Habermas" 
Theorems of Legitimation Crisis (from Legitimation Crisis) (Larry R. Ridener, Baylor U.)
Stuart Hall (Open U., Uk)
Cultural Studies: Stuart Hall (slide lecture) (Robert T. Craig & Karen Tracy)
Stuart Hall Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Donna Haraway and Cyborgs
Border Crossings: Cyborgs (Karla Tonella, U. Iowa)
Carolyn Keen on Haraway, "Cyborg Manifesto" (Jim English, U. Pennsylvania)
John R. R. Christie (U. Leeds), "A Tragedy for Cyborgs" (1993) (Configurations)
Communication Studies: Digital Media: Cyborgs (Karla Tonella, U. Iowa)
Donna Haraway, Avenali Professor for 2003-2004 (includes a link to the webcast of her Avenali lecture ) (U. California, Berkeley)
Donna Haraway Biblio (Elisa Kay Sparks, Clemson U.)
Donna Haraway Bibliography (Laura Sells, Center for Digital Discourse and Culture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U.)
Donna Haraway - Professor of Feminist Theory and Technoscience - Biography (faculty page) (European Graduate School, Saas-Fee, Switzerland)
Donna Haraway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 
Donna J. Haraway Resources at Erratic Impact's Feminism Web (Philosophy Research Base, Erratic Impact)
William Grassie (Temple U.), "Cyborgs, Trickster, and Hermes: Donna Haraway's Metatheory of Science and Religion" (1996) 
Donna Haraway, "Chapter 9: Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective" (1991) (from Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: the Reinvention of Nature) (Reproductive Technologies Web: RT21, Harvard U.)
Donna Haraway, "A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century" (1991) (Stanford U.)
Donna Haraway, "The Promises of Monsters: A Regenerative Politics for Inappropriate/d Others" (1992) (Stanford U.)
P. K. Jamison (Indiana U.), "Contradictory Spaces: Pleasure and the Seduction of the Cyborg Discourse" (1994) (Arachnet Electronic Journal on Virtual Culture)
Hari Kunzru, "You Are Cyborg" (1997) (Wired News)
Language Visualization and Multilayer Text Analysis ("prototype tool that can study language/discourse phenomena in three-dimensional space") (Cornell U.)
Notes on Donna Haraway (Krista Scott-Dixon)
Ode to Donna Haraway -- Voxygen (Laura Sells, Louisiana State U.)
Gary A. Olson, "Writing, Literacy and Technology: Toward a Cyborg Writing" (1996) (JAC, Georgia State U.)
PopCultures.com: Theorists and Critics: Donna Haraway (Sarah J. Zupko)
Reverse Transcript - Hyperlink to Donna Haraway (Tsuyoshi Toyofuku)
Swirl: Donna Haraway (Southern Oregon U.)
Robert M. Young, "Science, Ideology, and Donna Haraway" (1992) (U. Sheffield)
Scott Heller, "Wearying of Cultural Studies, Some Scholars Rediscover Beauty" (1998) (article for Chronicle of Higher Education "Colloquy" discussion on "renewed attention to aesthetic criteria in criticism")
Houston A. Baker, Jr. Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Immanuel Wallerstein (see under Marxism below) 
Earl Jackson, Jr. (U. California, Santa Cruz), Unstill Life / Cultural Studies (online writings by Jackson; includes encounters with the press)
Frederic Jameson
Frederic Jameson (bibliography) (UC Irvine Critical Theory Resource/Eddie Yeghiayan, U. Calif. Irvine)
Frederic Jameson Page (Campus Community, Southern Oregon U.)
Sean Homer (Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies, U. Sheffield), "Fredric Jameson and the Limits of Postmodern Theory" 
Jameson on the Bonaventure Hotel 
Synopsis of Fredric Jameson's  (one of a number of summaries created by graduate students for the preliminary exam in the University of Chicago's Sociology Dept.) (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
"Theory in the Lobby of the Bonaventure Hotel: The Case of Fredric Jameson" (Re:WIRED; Workshop for the Invention and Research of Electronic Discourse, U. of Florida)
Jean Baudrillard (on Literary Theory page)
Nancy Kaplan (U. of Baltimore), "E-Literacies: Politexts, Hypertexts and Other Cultural Formations in the Late Age of Print" 
Karl Marx (see Marxism below) 
Douglas Kellner (UCLA), "Intellectuals and New Technologies" 
Claude Lévi-Strauss
Claude Lévi-Strauss: The Structural Study of Myth (lecture notes on the essay) (Mary Klages, U. Colorado, Boulder)
Louis Althusser (see under Marxism below) 
María Elena Martínez Torres (U. California, Berkeley), "The Internet: Post-Modern Struggle by the Dispossessed of Modernity" (1997) ("The paradox of the revolution in technology that took world capitalism to a new stage of structure and organization-globalization-is that exactly the same technology has also made possible the creation of a counter-hegemonic movement, the global civil society spurred on by the Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico") (Sincronia)
George Herbert Mead, Mind, Self, and Society (excerpt) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Robert K. Merton, Bureaucratic Structure and Personality (from Social Theory and Social Structure) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
C. Wright Mills
Howard S. Becker (U. California, Santa Barbara), "Professional Sociology: The Case of C. Wright Mills" (1994) 
The Power Elite (excerpt) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Vance Packard, The Status Seekers (1959) (excerpts) (chapters 1, 2, 10, 19, 22) (Al Filreis, U. Penn)
H. B. Paksoy Identities: How Governed, Who Pays? (Lynn Nelson, U. Kansas)
Vilfredo Pareto, The Circulation of Elites (from The Mind and Society) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Talcott Parsons
Action Systems and Social Systems (from The System of Modern Societies) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Sex Roles in the American Kinship System (from "The Kinship System of the Contemporary United States," in Essays in Sociological Theory) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Synopsis of Institutions and Social Evolution (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of Essays in Sociological Theory: Chap. 2, The Professions and Social Structure (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of "Suggestions for a Sociological Approach to the Theory of Organizations" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
The Unit Act of Action Systems (from The Structure of Social Action) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Paul Gilroy Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Paul Virilio (on Literary Theory page)
Marjorie Perloff (Stanford U.), "Something Is Happening, Mr. Jones" (Electronic Book Review)
Mark Poster (U. California, Irvine): Home Page
Essays [Show]
Interviews [Show]
Nico Poulantzas
Synopsis of Political Power and Social Classes (sections on the concept of politics) (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
David N. Rodowick (Cornell U.), Preface to The Crisis of Political Modernism: Criticism and Ideology in Contemporary Film Theory (2nd ed., 1994) 
Ken Sanes, Transparency (site featuring essays by a former newspaper columnist and freelance writer on cultural studies and cyberculture; representative pieces include "Post-Apocalyptic Fiction: Holocaust as Metaphor," "The Electric Horseman: Escape from the
Rakefet Sela-Sheffy (Tel Aviv U.), "Models and Habituses: Problems in the Idea of Cultural Repertoire" (1997) 
Bernhard Serexhe (Center for Art and Media ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany), "Deregulation / Globalisation: The Loss of Cultural Diversity?" (CTHEORY)
Georg Simmel
"Conflict (Kampf)" (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
(Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy)  
"The Stranger" (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Synopsis of On Individuality and Social Forms, ed. Donald Levine (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of The Soc 
Julie Stephens (Victoria U. of Technology), "Cultural Outlaws, Political Organizers" (Excerpt from Anti-Disciplinary Protest: Sixties Radicalism and Postmodernism (1998) (Australian Humanities Review)
Synopsis of Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Frederick Winslow Taylor
Yonatan Reshef (U. Alberta), Taylor: Scientific Management (brief explanation of Taylorism)
Terry Threadgold, "Cultural Studies, Feminist Values: Strange Bedfellows or Sisters in Crime?" (1996) (Australian Humanities Review)
Ferdinand Tönnies
On Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft (from Community and Society: Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Synopsis of "Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Yi-Fu Tuan
Peter Monaghan, "Lost in Place" (2001) (retrospective article on the life, career, and "humanist geography" of Yi-Fu Tuan) (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Thorsten Veblen
"Conspicuous Consumption" (from The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
The Theory of the Leisure Class (McMaster U.)
Wahneema Lubiano Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Max Weber
Brief Intro to Weber (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Characteristics of Bureaucracy (from Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Yonatan Reshef (U. Alberta), Weber: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (brief explanation of Weber)
The Spirit of Capitalism (from The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Synopsis of Methodology of the Social Sciences (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis Of Economy And Society (Society Of Social Research Page, U. Chicago) [Show]
Weber on Power and Bureaucracy (from the point of view of business culture) (Business Open Learning Archive)
William H. Whyte
New York Times Obituary for William H. Whyte (1999) (Al Filreis, U. Penn.)
The Organization Man (1956) (substantial selections) (Al Filreis, U. Penn.)
Cyberculture [Show]
Historiography (Philosophy And Methodology Of History) [Show]
Marxist, Communist, Frankfurt School, & Later-Marxist Critique (Note: Marxist Or Marx-Influenced Theorists Who Have Also Had A More Broadly Or Less-Strictly Marxist Cultural-Critical Reception Are Included Above Under Cultural-Studies
General Resources
Cultural Logic: An Electronic Journal of Marxist Theory & Practice 
Sean Homer (Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies, U. Sheffield), "A Short History of the Marxist Literary Group" 
Marxism (SWIRL)
Marxism List: Archives (U. Virginia)
Marxism and Ideology (lecture notes created for a course) (Mary Klages, U. Colorado, Boulder)
Marxist Sites on the Web (SheBeen)
Marxists.org Internet Archive
Homepage of Marxists.org Internet Archive 
Encyclopedia of Marxism (Marxists.org Internet Archive)
History Archive (Marxists.org Internet Archive)
Marxist Writers Archive (Marxist.org Internet Archive)
Reference Archive (Marxists.org Internet Archive)
Subject Archive (Marxists.org Internet Archive)
T. V. Reed, "Neo-Marxisms and Cultural Materialisms" (bibliographic essay with links to online resources)
Rethinking Marxism: A Journal of Economics, Culture and Society (tables of contents & links)
Marx & Engels
Friedrich Engels [Show]
Marx, Karl [Show]
Marx and Engels Writings 
Marx & Engels [Show]
Marxism Page (Rick Kuhn, Australian National U.)
Other Socialist/Communist Authors
Josef Stalin Online Archive (Marx/Engels Archive)
Leon Trotsky Online Archive (Marx/Engels Archive)
Anatoly Vasilievich Lunacharsky, Revolutionary Silhouettes (1923) (Marx/Engels Archive)
Mao Tse-Tung Online Archive (Marx/Engels Archive)
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Online Archive (Marxists.org Internet Archive)
Frankfurt School
Frankfurt School- General
Douglas Kellner (UCLA) "The Frankfurt School and British Cultural Studies: The Missed Articulation" ( Illuminations )
"The Frankfurt School" (www.wikipedia.org)
Theodor Adorno
Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer "The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception" (www.marxists.org)
Adorno Page (David Gauntlett, U. Leeds)
Adorno Resources (Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy; Scott H. Moore)
Theodor Adorno Biography (Petri Liukkonen)
Theodor Adorno (biography and selected links) (wikipedia.org)
Theodor Adorno Resources and Texts (popcultures.com)
Walter Benjamin
General Resources on Walter Benjamin [Show]
Works [Show]
Secondary Literature [Show]
Max Horkheimer
Horkheimer Resources (Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy)
Herbert Marcuse
Herbert Marcuse One Dimensional Man (1964) (www.marxists.org)
Herbert Marcuse Eros and Civilization (1966)  (www.marxists.org)
Douglas Kellner (UCLA) "Herbert Marcuse" (Illuminations)
Marcuse Resources (Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy)
Later-Marxist Critique
General Resources on Later-Marxism
T. V. Reed, "Neo-Marxisms and Cultural Materialisms" (bibliographic essay with links to online resources)
Louis Althusser
Synopsis of "Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Alvin Gouldner
The Future of Intellectuals and the Rise of the New Class (synopsis) (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
"The Norm of Reciprocity: A Preliminary Statement" (1960) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Jürgen Habermas [Show]
C.L.R. James
C.L.R. James Page (Andy Blunden)
Paul Le Blanc, "Challenges of a Black Revolutionary: The Marxism of C. L. R. James" 
Notes On Dialectics (Excerpts) (Andy Blunden): [Show]
"The Property" (excerpt from Black Jacobins (
Frederic Jameson
Frederic Jameson (bibliography) (UC Irvine Critical Theory Resource/Eddie Yeghiayan, U. Calif. Irvine)
Frederic Jameson Page (Campus Community, Southern Oregon U.)
Sean Homer (Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies, U. Sheffield), "Fredric Jameson and the Limits of Postmodern Theory" 
Jameson on the Bonaventure Hotel 
Synopsis of Fredric Jameson's  (one of a number of summaries created by graduate students for the preliminary exam in the University of Chicago's Sociology Dept.) (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
"Theory in the Lobby of the Bonaventure Hotel: The Case of Fredric Jameson" (Re:WIRED; Workshop for the Invention and Research of Electronic Discourse, U. of Florida)
Georg Lukacs
Georg Lukacs Archive (Marxists.org)
"Marxist Approaches to Mass Media" (Daniel Chandler)
Immanuel Wallerstein
The Modern World-System: Capitalist Agriculture and the Origins of the European World-Economy in the Sixteenth Century (excerpt) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Synopsis of "The Rise and Future Demise of the Capitalist World System: Concepts for Comparative Analysis" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
World-Systems Archive (U. Colorado, Boulder)
Eric Olin Wright
Synopsis of "Class Boundaries and Contradictory Class Locations" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Popular / Mass Culture Studies (including "leisure," "everyday life," "consumerism," and "subculture" topics)
Academy of Leisure Studies 
Bibliography: Consumer Culture and Leisure (Don Slater, U. London)
Karen Burns, "Zones of Theory and Amusement: Video Arcades and Luna Park" (1996) (Globe E-Journal)
Consumer Culture Research Site (Don Slater, Goldsmiths C., U. London)
The Culture of Celebrity: An Annotated Bibliography of Critical Writings (David Blake, The College of New Jersey)
Digital Nostalgia (a "high-tech memory lane" of now antique computer games) (Marc Sakey)
Fashion (from the view of Baudrillard, Marx, Freud) (part of U. Florida Fetish project)
Joanne Finkelstein (Monash U.),
Ruth Barcan (U. Western Sydney), Response (1997) 
Jennifer Craik (Griffith U.), "Chic to Chic" (1997) 
Henry A. Giroux (Pennsylvania State U.)
"Doing Cultural Studies: Youth and the Challenge of Pedagogy" 
"Slacking Off: Border Youth and Postmodern Education" (1994) (JAC Online)
H-PCAACA Discussion Group 
Josh Kun, "Reading, Writing, & Rap: Literacy as Rap Sound System" (1994) (Bad Subjects)
Tony Lack, "Consumer Society and Authenticity: The (Il)logic of Punk Practices" (Undercurrent)
Manchester Institute for Popular Culture Website (Manchester Metropolitan U.)
Robin Markowitz, "Canonizing the Popular" 
The McDonaldization of Society (brief digest of the "MacDonaldization" thesis for a course page) (Robert O. Keel, U. Missouri, St. Louis)
Hugh Miller (Nottingham Trent U., UK), "The Social Psychology of Objects" (1995) 
Steve Mizrach, "Iterative Discourse and the Formation of New Subcultures" (essay using subcultural studies approach to discuss "hackers," "techno/ravers," and "modern primitives")
Placing (a series of product "epiphanies" demonstrating the thesis that contemporary "placing" [product placements in movies, TV shows, and sporting events] "captures the essence of a new kind of selfhood for the '90s. No longer do
Pop Culture (Communication Studies, U. Iowa)
Popular Culture Dept., Bowling Green State U. 
Postmodern Culture: Pop-Cult Columns (Note: as of 1997 this online journal [including most back issues] is issued through the Johns Hopkins U. Press "Project Muse"; it is now accessible only to users at subscribing institutions)
Repetition: The David Bowie Critical Analysis Page (essays on Bowie, his music, art, films, etc.)
Retro: The Magazine of Classic 20th Century Popular Culture (motto: "anything that was ever cool")
Steven Shaviro (U. Washington), Doom Patrols ("theoretical fiction about postmodernism and popular culture"; full text of book)
Kim Stone (U. California, Santa Barbara), "Of Patented Ladybugs and Beneficial Nematodes: The Organic Garden as Foucauldian Heterotopia" (1997) (Thresholds)
Stuart Hall (see above) 
Thomas Swiss (Drake U.), Youth Music and Culture (course)
U. Iowa Communication Studies Resources: Pop Culture ("articles about pop culture")
Undercurrent: An Online Journal for the Analysis of the Present 
Media Studies [Show]
Postcolonial (and Colonial) Studies
General Resources
Commonwealth Essays and Studies ("critical studies concerning post-colonial literatures in English")
Contemporary Postcolonial & Postimperial Literature in English
Homepage of Contemporary Postcolonial & Postimperial Literature in English (extensive, well-organized site) (George P. Landow, Brown U.)
Historical Contexts 
Literature of the Indian Subcontinent in English 
Literature in Australia and New Zealand 
Political Contexts 
Postcolonial Theory [Show]
Postcolonial and Postimperial Authors 
Religious Contexts 
Science and Technology 
Visual Arts 
Introduction to Postcolonial Studies (well-crafted overview with sub-pages on issues and authors) (Deepika Petraglia-Bahri /
Postcolonial Studies Site
Homepage (well-developed site) (Deepika Petraglia-Bahri, English Dept.)
Terms & Issues 
African Postcolonial Literature in English (George Landow, Brown U.)
Anti-Imperialism in the United States, 1898-1935
Homepage of Anti-Imperialism in the U. S. (Jim Zwick, Syracuse U.)
African Americans in the Anti-Imperialist Movement 
Anti-Imperialist Writings by Edgar Lee Masters 
Mr. Dooley on Imperialism: Satire by Finley Peter Dunne ("Cartoon Finley Peter Dunne [1867-1936] began to write "Mr. Dooley" columns in Chicago newspapers long before the Spanish-American War began, but his national reputation was a product of that war")
Sentenaryo/Centennial ("A Collaborative Exploration of the Cultural and Political Impacts of the Philippine Revolution and the Philippine-American War")
Stereoscopic Visions of War and Empire (juxtaposes stereoscopic images distributed at the turn of the century with excerpts from letters sent home by U.S. soldiers fighting in the Philippines and printed in local newspapers)
Voice of the Filipinos (editorials from El Renacimiento)
ASEDA: Aboriginal Studies Electronic Archive (Australian National Univ.)
Nandi Bhatia, "Kipling's Burden: Representing Colonial Authority and Constructing the 'Other' through Kimball O'Hara and Babu Hurree Chander in Kim" (U. Texas)
V. Carchidi, "Come Into My Web: Literary Postcolonialism in the Information Technology Age" (1997) 
Contemporary Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature in English (National U. of Singapore)
Cultural Readings: Colonization & Print in the Americas (U. Penn. Library exhibition from the collections of the Jay I. Kislak Foundation and the Rosenbach Museum & Library; includes images, explanations, and essays)
DevelopNet News: On-Line News and Views on Technology Transfer in International Development (newsletter)
Diaspora (Karla Tonella / Communication Studies, U. Iowa)
Edward W. Said (bibliography) (UC Irvine Critical Theory Resource/Eddie Yeghiayan, U. Calif. Irvine)
ERCOMER - the European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations 
Fourth World Documentation Project (Center for World Indigenous Studies)
Anthony R. Guneratne, "The Virtual Spaces of Postcoloniality: Rushdie, Ondaatje, Naipaul, Bakhtin and the Others" (1997) 
History of English Studies Page (a page for the study of the development of English literary studies as a cultural and global force; cultural-critical and postcolonial perspectives upon the problem are anchored upon a series of texts or excerpts from authors both past and present-
India and Its Neighbors
Homepage fo India and Its Neighbors (substantial, well-developed site) (Vinay Lal, UCLA)
Selected Resources On Colonial / Postcolonial History:)
Battle of Plassey (1757) 
Black Hole of Calcutta 
East India Company 
Indira Gandhi 
The Mughal Empire 
Public Interest Litigation 
Rajiv Gandhi 
Robert Clive 
Warren Hastings 
Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies (North Carolina State U.)
Postcolonial Conferences and New Publications in Post-Colonial Studies (U. Bourgogne, France)
Postcolonial List: Archives (U. Virginia)
"Post-Colonial Reader" (experimental hypertext project with brief quotes relevant to postcolonial topics) (Aruna Krishnamurthy, U. Florida)
Post-Colonial News and Literary Studies (French and English site; "large collection of primary and secondary material on postcolonial literature in English") (U. de Bourgogne)
Postcolonial Studies (includes resources and introductions to major topics and issues in Postcolonial Studies) (Emory U.)
Public Culture (journal of "transnational cultural studies"; includes article abstracts)
Rita Raley (U. California, Santa Barbara), "Third World / Postcolonial Literary Studies" (course) (temporarily unavailable)
SAGAR: South Asia Graduate Research Journal 
E. San Juan, Jr., "Postcolonial Theory Versus Philippine Reality: The Challenge of Third World Resistance Culture to Global Capitalism" 
Jenny Sharpe (UCLA), "The Limits of What Is Possible: Reimagining Sharam in Salman Rushdie's Shame" (1997) (Jouvert)
Ella Shohat (CUNY-Graduate Center), "Framing Post-Third-Worldist Culture: Gender and Nation in Middle Eastern/ North African Film and Video" (1997) (Jouvert)
Some Issues in Postcolonial Theory (John Lye, Brock U.)
U. Calif. Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (temporarily unavailable)
Tim Watson (Montclair State U. ), "Jamaica, Genealogy, George Eliot: Inheriting the Empire After Morant Bay" (1997) (Jouvert)
WWW Virtual Library: Migration and Ethnic Relations (Arthur J. Kosten)
Postmodernism [Show]
Sociology Sites (A Selection) (For Individual Sociologists, See
General Sociology Resources
Dead Sociologists' Society
Homepage (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Dead Sociologists Gallery 
Dead Sociologists Index 
Information about Internet Resources in Social Theory, Organisation and Technology (STOT) (Olaf Boettger, Keele U., UK)
International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam ("world's largest documentary and research institutions in the field of social history in general and the history of the labour movement in particular")
Resources of Scholarly Societies - Sociology (U. Waterloo)
Larry R. Ridener (Radford U.), Social Theory (course site that includes substantial excerpts from many online texts)
Social Science Information Gateway (Inst. for Research and Learning Technology, U. Bristol)
Social Sciences WWW Virtual Library (T. Matthew Ciolek, Australian National U.)
The Social Science Research Engine (Cindy Alvarez, Harvard U.)
Society for Social Research Page
Homepage (student-maintained page of the U. Chicago Sociology Dept.; includes extensive archive of summaries of major sociological theorists)
Classical Sociology Theory 
Formal Organizations 
Political Sociology 
Population / Family / Gender 
Social Change 
Social Stratification 
Sociology of Culture 
Urban and Ethnic 
A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace (good set of links to sociology resources on the net) (Michael C. Kearl, Trinity U., Texas)
Sociology Links (Princeton U. Sociology Dept.)
Sociology Links (U. Sydney Sociology Dept.)
Sociology Page (includes links on sociology, cultural theory, postmodern culture, and Marx/Engels) (Patrick Macartney, U. Leeds)
Sociology Server (Andrew Miller, Boston U.)
SocioSite - Social Science Information System
Homepage of SocioSite (very extensive, well-organized site for sociology and sociology-related areas; many areas overlap with humanities disciplines; esp. useful for its blend of global and specifically European resources) (Albert Benschop / Sociological Institute, U. Amsterdam)
Data Archives 
Electronic Journals 
Expert Centers 
Mailing Lists 
Professional Associations 
Publishers & Bookstores 
Research Centers 
Sociology Courses 
Sociology Departments 
Subject Areas 
The SocioWeb: A Sociological Resource Center (Mark Blair)
Lytle Givens (Union U., Tennessee), History of Social Thought (course)
Kearl's Guide to the Sociology of Death (deep page of death-related resources, including datasets on death rates, accidents, etc.) (Michael C. Kearl, Trinity U., Texas)
Kearl's Guide to the Sociology of the Family (Michael C. Kearl, Trinity U., San Antonio, Texas)
Gary King (Harvard U.), A Solution to the Ecological Inference Problem (Preface and first chapter of a book published in 1997 by Princeton University Press that "presents a solution to the problem of inferring individual attributes from aggregate data, the first method of ecological inference that works in practic
Peter Kollock(UCLA), The Sociology of Cyberspace (course)
Rural Studies
Center for Rural Studies (U. Vermont)
Rural Society: A Quarterly Journal of Rural Social Issues (Centre for Rural Social Research, Charles Sturt U., Australia)
Leonardo Salamini and Jim Brazell (Bradley U.), The Sociology of Cyberspace (course)
The Times of Our Lives: Investigations into Socio-Chronology (page of links, commentary, and other resources related to research on "time and the revolutionary changes it has undergone [in] Western societies") (Michael C. Kearl, Trinity U., Texas)
Science, Technology, & Culture This sub-page includes a selection of resources on science, medicine, technology, and cultural-studies/historical approaches to science designed for humanists interested in the relation between sci-tech and society. The emphasis is on materials that reflect upon, historicize, critique, collect, exhibit, or otherwise mediate (and mediatize) sci-tech rather than on scientific research per se. [Show]
Special Topics (Cultural Studies)
Body / Corporeality Theory
Bodies and Technologies: Dora, Neuromancer, and Strategies of Resistance (Wendy Wahl, U. Vermont; essay from Postmodern Culture 1993)
Body Art (Nerd World)
Body Basics: Precision Tattooing & Body Piercing (includes links to other body modification sites)
Coded Messages: CHAINS (conceptual hypermedia project that raises "questions about the power of language and communications in traditional and post-modern society" by connecting "our friends in Ghana (where there is no Internet service at all) and Web sur
The Contortion Home Page 
Corporeal Theory Home Page 
Shannon McRae, "Coming Apart at the Seams: The Erotics of Virtual Embodiment" 
Beth Spencer, "D-Cups, Groin-guards & Supermodels: Writing the Body into History" (1998) (Australian Humanities Review)
Streams and Brian Present Piercing Mildred (interactive body modification and piercing)
Body Modification Conference (April 24-26, 2003, Macquarie U., Sydney, Australia; "The aim of this conference is explore the many and varied ways in which bodies are modified, selves are formed and transformed, and culturally specific knowledges and practices are mediated and transfigured")
ACLU Free Speech Center 
Center for Democracy and Technology 
USA Patriot Act and Censorship (U. Texas, Arlington)
Art, Free Expression and the Law (National Coalition Against Censorship)
Art Now: The Patriotism of Dissent ("Artists responding to the political present")
Banned Books On-Line (Ockerbloom, John, U. of Pennsylvania) ("exhibit of books that have been the objects of censorship or censorship attempts. The books featured here, ranging from Ulysses to Little Red Riding Hood, have been selected from the indexes of The Online Books Page.")
Bonfire of Liberties - Censorship of the Humanities (interactive exhibit) (Texas Humanities Resource Center)
Censorship & The Arts in Canada (Leif Harmsen)
Censorship Issues (list of online resources) (The Zuzu's Petals Literary Resource)
Civil Liberties, Intellectual Freedom, and Privacy (American Library Association)
"ACLU Files Challenge to Virginia Internet Law on Behalf of Six University Professors" (May 8, 1997) ("The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a challenge to a Virginia law that bans state employees from viewing "sexually explicit" communications online, saying that the law unconstitutionally curbs the free speech rights of state university professors and others") (ACLU)
Douglas Birsh (Villanova U.), "Sexually Explicit Materials and the Internet" (1996) ("describes the kinds of material on the Internet and its categorization. From a philosophical perspective, this material suggests some definitions and implications for legal and human rights") (Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine)
The Blue Ribbon Campaign for Online Free Speech, Press, & Association 
Censorship, Freedom, and Access Equality: Online Resources (Wendy Gale Robinson, U. North Carolina at Chapel Hill/Duke U.)
Censorship at Carnegie Mellon U. (Michael Witbrock)
The Censorware Project ("exposing the secrets of censorware since 1997")
The Center for Democracy and Technology ("a non-profit public interest organization based in Washington DC. The Center's mission is to develop and advocate public policies that advance constitutional civil liberties and democratic values in new computer and communications technologies")
Chip Head (critique of the U. S. law calling for a "V-Chip" or violence-censoring chip in television sets) (Ives Colin)
CIPA- Children's Internet Protection Act (American Library Association)
Citizens Internet Empowerment (includes court transcripts) (Center for Democracy and Technology)
Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine (January 1996) (special issue on "philosophical perspectives of the free speech debate in computer-mediated communication")
Computers and Academic Freedom Archive (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
Congressional Decency Act Controversy [Show]
The Dark Side of the Internet -- Censoring the Internet: Mediating the CMC Experience ("intended to present the realities of using the Internet in K-12 [O.A.C.] Education. The intention is to replace fear of the unknown with an understanding of what is actually going on at points beyond the control of the Systems Administrator, Parent
EFF - The Electronic Frontier Foundation ("Based in San Francisco, EFF is a donor-supported membership organization working to protect our fundamental rights regardless of technology; to educate the press, policymakers and the general public about civil liberties issues related to technology; and to act as a defender of those liberties. Among our various activities, EFF opposes misguided legislation, initiates and defends court cases preserving individuals' rights, launches global public campaigns, introduces leading edge proposals and papers, hosts frequent educational events, engages the press regularly, and publishes a comprehensive archive of digital civil liberties information at one of the most linked-to websites in the world")
EPIC- Electronic Privacy Information Center 
Charles Ess (Drury C.), "A Plea for Understanding--Beyond False Dilemmas on the Net" (1995) (critique of the conceptual simplifications of cybercensorship debates) (Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine)
Families Against Internet Censorship 
Seth Finkelstein's Anticensorware Investigations 
Freedom of Expression Censor-Bait (MIT Student Association for Freedom of Expression [SAFE])
Steven Hinckley (U. South Carolina) "Your Money or Your Speech: The Children's Internet Protection Act and the Congressional Assault on the First Amendment in Public Libraries" (2002) (Washington University Law Quarterly)
How to Receive Banned Newsgroups 
Internet Blocking and Censorware (Electronic Frontier Federation links to resources and articles)
Jake Baker Case Archive (MIT Student Association for Freedom of Expression [SAFE])
MIT Student Association for Freedom of Expression (SAFE) 
David Sobel (Electronic Privacy Information Center) "Internet Filters and Public Libraries" (2002) (report)
Time Magazine Cyberporn Controversy [Show]
Electronic Frontier Federation: Online Censorship & Free Expression 
The File Room Censorship Archive (illustrated archive on censorship) ("The File Room is an artist's project initiated by Muntadas, produced by Randolph Street Gallery in collaboration with the School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago and the Department of Cultural Affairs - City of Chicago. The File Room is maintained by the National Coalition Against Censorship")
Free Expression Network Clearinghouse 
Free Expression Policy Project ("a thinktank on artistic and intellectual freedom")
Index on Censorship ("the bi-monthly magazine for free speech . . . Index shows how free speech affects the political issues of the moment.")
Herbert N. Foerstel Most Frequently Banned Books in the US in the 1990s (English Server, Carnegie Mellon U.)
Music Censorship
A Brief History of Banned Music ("selective on-line chronicle of popular music that has been censored, banned or altered in the name of community standards and morals"; begins with the 1950s) (Eric Nuzum)
Clear Channel's list of songs with questionable content (in immediate post-9/11 context)
Mathieu DeFlem (U. South Carolina) "Rap, Rock, and Censorship: Popular Culture and the Technologies of Justice" 
National Coalition Against Censorship 
Project Censored ("the Mission of Project Censored is to educate people about the role of independent journalism in a democratic society and to tell The News That Didn't Make the News and why . . .a media research group out of Sonoma State University which tracks the news published in independent journals and newsletters. From these, Project Censored compiles an annual list of 25 news stories of social significance that have been overlooked, under-reported or self-censored by the country’s major national news media")
Student Press Law Center 
Suite101.com: Censorship/Banned Books (Rick Russell)
Susan Dwyer (McGill U.), "A Plea to Ignore the Consequences of Free Speech" (1996) ("asks us to reject consquentialist terms in debating the limits on free speech; instead, she calls for a position in which those who argue to restrict pornography and hate speech must say something more about the ways in which these things t
Culture / Canon Wars
African American Cultural Literacy (gravity) (temporarily unavailable)
The Anthologies and Miscellanies Page (tables of contents of 18th- and 19th-century British literary anthologies, miscellanies, and "beauties" of historical relevance to the canon debate; includes discussion of
Harold Bloom (Yale U.)
Marion Long, [Show]
"The Canon And The Web," Special Issue Of Romanticism On The Net (May 1998) (Guest Editors: Laura Mandell And Michael Gamer)
Catherine Decker (California State U., San Bernardino), Crossing Old Barriers: The WorldWideWeb, Academia, and the Romantic Novel (1998) (Romanticism on the Net)
Elizabeth Fay (U. Massachusetts, Boston), "The Bluestocking Archive: Constructivism and Salon Theory Revisited" (1998) 
Neil Fraistat, Steven Jones, and Carl Stahmer (Romantic Circles Site), "The Canon, The Web, and the Digitization of Romanticism" (1998) (Romanticism on the Net)
Chris Koenig-Woodyard (Oxford U.), "A Hypertext History of the Transmission of Coleridge's 'Christabel,' 1800-1816" (1998) 
(also: Theory, Walter Benjamin) Douglass H. Thomson (Georgia Southern U.), "The Work of Art in the Age of Electronic (Re)Production" (1998) (Romanticism on the Net)
The Canon and the Web (site for a special session at the Modern Language Assoc. convention, Dec. 1996) (Alan Liu, U. California, Santa Barbara, and Laura Mandell, Miami U., Ohio)
David Chandler (Kyoto U.), " 'One Consciousness,' Historical Criticism and the Romantic Canon" (2000) (Romanticism on the Net)
The Concept of Literary Canon: An Overview
Homepage (Kathryn B. Stockton, U. Utah, and George Landow, Brown U. / Victorian Web)
Alternative Readings of Canonical (Male) Texts 
Calling into Question the Concept and Practice of the Literary Canon 
Canon: Dictionary Definitions 
Developing a Counter-Canon 
Feminist Questions about the Literary Canon 
Feminist Responses to the Idea of a Literary Canon 
Inserting Women Writers into the Canon 
The Literary Canon, Introduction 
Cultural Literacy: Culture as a Field of Contest (quotations from recent critical and theoretical works that bear on the issue of canonicity) (Laura Mandell, Miami U., Ohio)
Matthew M. Davis (U. Virginia), "The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics" (laudatory info piece on the conservative ALSC, here called a "counterrevolutionary organization" that "would combat this decay, a society that would promote high standards and scholarly research instead of deconstruction and trendy t
David Denby, Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World (description of 1996 book) (Simon & Schuster)
"The Economy and Its Impact on the Religious Right" ("multiculturalism is a genuine phenomenon in the New Communities. . . . this multiculturalism can be attributed to some degree to the liberal [and 'politically correct'] university educations most residents have received. But th
T.S. Eliot, "Tradition and the Individual Talent" (Project Bartleby)
Robert M. Fowler (Baldwin-Wallace C., Ohio), "The Fate of the Notion of Canon in the Electronic Age" (1994) 
Great Contemporary Literature (Hatteras: A Journal of Conservative Thought / www.jollyroger.com)
Alan Liu (U. California, Santa Barbara)
Canon Dreaming, 1996 [Show]
Canon Dreaming, 1998 [Show]
Robin Markowitz, "Canonizing the Popular" 
The Master Works of Western Civilization ("hypertext-annotated compilation of lists of major works recommended by Drs. Adler and Eliot, Charles Van Doren, Anthony Burgess, Clifton Fadiman, the Easton Press, and many others"; links to online texts) (Mason West)
Meaghan Morris (U. of Technology, Sydney), "Sticks & Stones & Stereotypes" (1997) (Morris on political correctness) (Australian Humanities Review)
Multicultural U.S. Fiction Web: Concepts, Definitions, History, Reading Narrative, Websites (pedagogically-oriented introduction to the concept, history, documents, and fiction of multiculturalism; includes links and study guides) (Richard Pearce, Wheaton C.)
Nassr-L (Discussion List Of The North American Society For The Study Of Romanticism)
Discussion Thread on Felicia Hemans, Aesthetics, Sentiment, and the Canon (July 1997) (Romantic Circles)
Discussion Thread on Recent Romanticism Anthologies & the Canon (Oct. 1995 - Feb. 1996) (Laura Mandell, Miami U., Ohio / Romanticism on the Net)
National Association of Scholars (NAS)
Homepage (the recent pro-canon, anti-pc, anti-"post" professional organization of literary scholars; "the only academic organization dedicated to the restoration of intellectual substance, individual merit, and academic freedom in the universi
Pondering Postmodernism ("an experimental site, still under development, whose purpose is to list actual course descriptions from the pages of college and university catalogs--from all academic disciplines--as well as incidental items to highlight what sparks the post
The Undergrowth of Philosophy ("containing all that is wacky, preposterous, and just plain silly in contemporary philosophy")
Romantic Canons: A Bibliography (and an Argument) ("contains an annotated list of critical and theoretical works about the activity of canonizing as it arose during the Romantic Era"; argues in annotations to the bibliography that canonicity as a concept is definitively 'Romantic.' &
Romantic Circles: Anthologies Page
Homepage (provides "comprehensive list of all the major anthologies currently available for the study of Romantic literature, tables of content for those anthologies, supplementary anthologies that assist the study of Romantic literature, and errata for
Selected Resources:  
Discussion of Anthologies 
Major Anthologies of the Romantic Period 
The "Rutgers Reading List" (an attempt by a Rutgers professer to remember the shape of the "classic" or "traditional" English literature major by "reconstructing the English comprehensive reading list used at one eastern liberal arts college [Dartmout
Rakefat Sela-Sheffy (Tel Aviv U.), "Strategies of Canonization: Manipulating the Idea of the Novel and the Intellectual Field in Eighteenth Century German Culture" (1994) 
Werner Sollors (Harvard U.), " 'Of Plymouth Rock and Jamestown and Ellis Island'; or, Ethnic Literature and Some Redefinitions of 'America' " 
(course) Wesley Morris (Rice U.), Studies in Literary Theory: Problems in the History of the Theory Canon 
The Western Canon ("the purpose of this site is to provide a single location where the Internet community can come and find links to the most important written works of western civilization") (Paul John Barnette, Jr.)
What Should You Read? Who Says So? ("The list below includes almost 900 recommendations found in a variety of sources identifying 'important' books") (Alexander H. McIntire, Jr., U. Miami)
Fashion (Biblioteca Virtual De Estudos Culturais / Cultural Studies Virtual Library, Federal U., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Fashion (from the view of Baudrillard, Marx, Freud) (part of U. Florida Fetish project)
Joanne Finkelstein (Monash U.),
Ruth Barcan (U. Western Sydney), Response (1997) 
Jennifer Craik (Griffith U.), "Chic to Chic" (1997) 
Generation Wars (Baby Boomer, Eighties, Gen-X Pages, Etc.)
Baby Boom Generation
Boomernet -- The Baby Boomers' Surfing Center (Terry Cochran)
Selected 1990 Census Data (Relevant to Baby Boom Generation) (U. S. Census Bureau)
The Eighties
The '80s Server ("Welcome to The 80s Server -- the ultimate trip back into our not-so-distant past") (Metropolis Inc.)
ChuckyG's Eighties Web Pages (Charles R. Grosvenor, Jr.)
Once Upon a Time in the Eighties: A Collaborative Hypertext (student project on the '80s for Matthew G. Kirschenbaum's course at U. Virginia; includes others '80s links)
Generation X
100 Harshest Facts About Our Future (list from Revolution X by Rob Nelson and Jon Cowan providing a Gen X view of the future) (Adam Rifkin, CalTech)
Adam Rifkin's Lead . . . or Leave Page [Show]
The Alternative Group ("non-partisan political advocacy group for Generation X, supporting practical public policy that will have a profound impact on young Americans")
Jim Connelly, Slacker (very witty, yet lackadaisical, series of personal vignette-meditations on Gen X)
Conservative Generation X (Paul Colligan & Ehren Filippello)
"Death of Generation X" ("article on page 72 of June 1995's Details magazine, wherein Douglas Coupland commits Gen-X-cide") (Adam Rifkin, CalTech)
EmPower X!'s Online Empowerment Information Center ("non profit, educational organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the members of Generation X")
Henry A. Giroux (Pennsylvania State U.) [Show]
Olivia López (Uc Berkeley (UC Berkeley) [Show]
Laura Martz, "Free Time! Ludicity and the Anti-work Ethic" (Situationist-inspired essay taking a "ludic" approach to the work/slack problem) (Cultronix)
"The Romantic Slacker" ("Sorry, but placing most of these people into a mold of defiant rebel is bullshit. What they are are pathetic wastes of humanity") (Kiefer)
"When Do They Settle Down?: Young People in the U.S. Labor Market" (1995) (RAND research brief summarizing research by Jacob Klerman and Lynn Karoly)
The Sixties
The Sixties Project (history and culture of the '60s) (Kali Tal)
ThirdAge (site with news, resources, chat, etc. for "third agers," those in "the new, extended period of active adulthood which starts in the early 50s") (Third Age Media, Inc.)
The Time Page: Cycles in American History (Bill Murray)
Kerby Anderson (Probe Ministries International), "Globalism and Foreign Policy" ("We must challenge the goals and vision of globalists. In an effort to unite all peoples under a one-world government, one-world economic system, and one-world religion, globalists will attack the traditional family, the Christian church, and the American government") (Probe Ministries International)
Global Society: Journal ofInterdisciplinary International Relations (tables of content only)
The Global English Newsletter (info about newsletter offering "a means of keeping up-to-date with the key developments connected with English as a global language"; includes news on such items as "changes in government policy in countries around the world, the lat
(conference) Globalization From Below: Contingency and Contestation in Historical Perspective (Feb. 5-8, 1998, Duke U.) 
(conference) Globalization From Below: Contingency and Contestation in Historical Perspective (Feb. 5-8, 1998, Duke U.) 
Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition (includes online working papers on globalization) (McMaster U.)
Neil Larsen, "Poverties of Nation: The Ends of the Earth, 'Monetary Subjects without Money,' and Postcolonial Theory" (1997)  (critique of the recent intellectual fetishization of "globalism," "post-nationalism," "hybridity," "migrancy," "diaspora," etc. that takes as its negative allegory Robert D. Kaplan's, The Ends of the Earth: A Journey at the Dawn of the Twenty First Century; "[the book] makes for a macabre demonstration of how the mythical underside of the postnational bonds as readily with new hybrids of eco-fascism as it does with postcolonialism or poststructuralism")
(conference) Rights to the City: Citizenship, Democracy and Cities in a Global Age -- An International Symposium (June 26-28, 1998, York U., Canada) 
Miguel Agustín Romero Morett (U. Guadalajara), "Antropovisión de la economía global" (1996) (in Spanish) (Sincronia)
Paul Treanor, "World-Nationalism: Normative Globalism as Pan-Nationalism" 
Theodore H. Von Laue (Clark U.), "A World History for the Future" (1994) (lecture in the field of "world history" that closes with discussion of contemporary globalism; especially concerned with the global role and responsibilities of Western culture: "Westernization, now generally decultured and universal
What is Global English? (resources and annotated links for studying the fact that "Global English" "has now come to stand in as a manufactured historical and cultural condition constituted in part by the supposition that language has made it possible to elid
Intellectuals & Knowledge Workers
Don Anderson (U. Sydney), "Teachers, Intellectuals, Politics" ("Surely one had a choice: merely to accept such interventionist restructuring of universities . . . or, on the other hand, to critique such New Statism"; extracted from longer piece published in 1995)
Ruth Barcan, "The Body of the (Humanities) Academic, or, 'What is an Academic' " (extract) (1996) ("considers the academic body as a site of contesting discourses of professional practice") (Australian Humanities Review)
Bibliography of Writings on "Intellectuals" (Timothy J. Wager, U. California, Santa Barbara)
Alvin Gouldner, The Future of Intellectuals and the Rise of the New Class (synopsis) (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Richard A. Lanham (U. California Los Angeles), "The Implications of Electronic Information for the Sociology of Knowledge" (1993) 
Humphrey McQueen, "Professions of Power" (extract) (1996) ("looks at the subservience of academics to the power of state and business") (Australian Humanities Review)
Richard Ohmann, English in America: A Radical View of the Profession (1976) (excerpt) (excerpt on the New Criticism at the moment of the so-called "end of ideology" in mid-20th-century U.S. intellectual culture; "Our dogma is academic freedom, which in practice means that you can think and write what you like, but as
Sociology of Knowledge Page (Martin Ryder, U. Colorado, Denver)
Millennial Studies (The Year 2000 Fetish)
Center for Millennial Studies 
Everything2000 (John Locher)
Millennial Information Exchange (Rob and Ken Howard)
Millennial Prophecy Report ("on-line newsletter devoted to news and analysis of millenarian trends, primarily in American society, but with global scope") (Millennial Watch Institute)
Millennium Institute 
Tick, Tick, Tick . . . Online, The Newsletter for Millennial Management ("discussion of the year 2000 as it affects computer programs")
Year 2000 Related Links 
The Sokal Controversy
Stanley Fish (Duke U.), "Professor Sokal's Bad Joke" (Fish's New York Times Op-Ed piece)
Steve Fuller (U. Durham), "PostMortem: Post vs. Postmodern (The Sokal Affair)" 
Social Text's Editorial Response to Sokal's Lingua Franca Essay 
The Sokal Affair (info and links relating to the 1996 controversy over a "hoax" cultural-studies essay by a physicist) (Centre for Social Theory and Technology, Keele U.)
Alan D. Sokal (New York U.)
A Physicist Experiments With Cultural Studies (article by Sokal in Lingua Franca unveiling the fact that his essay on "Transgressing the Boundaries" in Social Text was a parody: "So, to test the prevailing intellectual standards, I decided to try a modest (though
"Trangressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity" (Social Text, 1996) 
Courses & Programs (Cultural Studies)
Carl Cuneo (McMaster U.), Trade Unions and Gender 
Al Filreis (U. Penn), The Literature & Culture of the American 1950s (includes many online resources)
Cindy Fuchs (George Mason U.)
50ft Queenies ("course examines current gendered and sexed identities as they are produced, resisted, and negotiated through and as popular media imagery, primarily in the U.S.")
Black Popular Cultures 
Rock and Rap 
Tabloid Culture 
Lytle Givens (Union U., Tennessee), History of Social Thought 
Barbara Harlow, Bret Benjamin, Mary Harvan (U. Texas, Austin), Literary Contexts and Contests ("Through active--and activist--readings of these texts, and participatory writing, our own project will be to investigate the cultural arguments that literary works can instigate and the conflicts that they just as often resolve and/or exacerb
Earl Jackson, Jr. (U. California, Santa Cruz), "Fantasy Campus" (Courses in Comparative Literature & Cultural Studies) 
Peter Kollock, Marc Smith (UCLA), The Sociology of Cyberspace 
Rita Raley (U. California, Santa Barbara), "Third World / Postcolonial Literary Studies" 
Leonardo Salamini and Jim Brazell (Bradley U.), The Sociology of Cyberspace 
General Course & Program Resources
Cultural Studies Academic Courses & Programs (Sarah Zupko)
Sociology Courses (SocioSite / Albert Benschop)
Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, Theory and Interpretation (temporarily unavailable)
George Mason U. Cultural Studies Program 
Georgetown U. Communication, Culture, and Technology Program 
Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften (International Research Center for Cultural Studies), Vienna ("a transnationally oriented research institute, founded by the Austrian government to promote interdisciplinary research and postgraduate training in the humanities and cultural studies")
Tel Aviv U. Unit for Culture Research 
Journals & Zines (Cultural Studies)
Ciberkiosk: Livros, Artes, Espectáculos, Sociedade (Portuguese online journal; in Portuguese)
Colloquy: Text,Theory, Critique (online "interdisciplinary work by Australian postgraduates")
Commonwealth Essays and Studies ("critical studies concerning post-colonial literatures in English")
Continuum: The Australian Journal of Media and Culture ("thematically based cultural studies journal. The primary focus of the journal is upon screen media; but our understanding of 'media' also includes publishing, broadcasting and public exhibitionary media such as museums and sites")
Cultural Dynamics 
Cultural Logic: An Electronic Journal of Marxist Theory & Practice 
Cultural Studies Journals / Archives (Sarah Zupko's Cultural Studies Center)
culturefront (site of the New York Council for the Humanities and its quarterly magazine offering "news and a variety of views on the production, interpretation, and politics of culture"; issues have a thematic focus--e.g., "The Heroic and the Horrific," "Catholics in America," "Visualizing History," "The New Immigrants") (New York Council for the Humanities)
Culture Machine 
Enculturation: An Electric Journal for Cultural Studies and Theory (Graduate Humanities Dept., U. Texas at Arlington)
Impact (contemporary U.S. socio-political issues; online articles)
Injustice Studies: An On-Line Journal (refereed)
Journal of World-Systems Research ("electronic journal dedicated to scholarly research on the modern world-system and earlier, smaller intersocietal networks . . . interdisciplinary in focus")
Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies (North Carolina State U.)
J_Spot: Journal of Social and Political Thought (online journal covering "intersections between theory, politics and political action, aesthetics, cultural criticism, and social and economic justice")
Ko'aga Rone'eta: A Journal of Human Rights (Equipo Nizkor / Derechos Human Rights)
Limina: A Journal of History and Cultural Studies (History Dept., U. Western Australia)
Literary Witches ("postmodernism, avant-pop, reconstruction, hypertext, transgendered experimentation, multiculturalism, literary theory, feminism, postfeminism and c/lit culture ezine")
Other Voices (online peer-reviewed journal of cultural criticism) (Vance Bell, et al., U. Penn.)
Periodicals (in Portugese) (
Polygraph: An International Journal of Culture & Politics  ("peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal affiliated with the Literature Program of Duke U. . . . edited and produced by a collective of humanities graduate students")
Postmodern Culture (Note: as of 1997 this online journal [including most back issues] is issued through the Johns Hopkins U. Press "Project Muse"; it is now accessible only to users at subscribing institutions)
Public Culture (includes article abstracts)
Reconstruction: A Cultural Studies Community 
Representations (tables of contents plus some online excerpts and introductions to special issues)
Retro: The Magazine of Classic 20th Century Popular Culture (motto: "anything that was ever cool")
Rural Society: A Quarterly Journal of Rural Social Issues (Centre for Rural Social Research, Charles Sturt U., Australia)
Sincronia: A Journal of Cultural Studies for Latin America (articles variously in Spanish and English)
Sociology Electronic Journals (SocioSite / Albert Benschop)
Space and Culture: The Journal ("reflections on a wide range of socio-spatial arenas such as the home, architecture, urbanism and geopolitics. We encourage the application of contemporary theoretical debates in cultural studies, discourse analysis, post-colonialism to resear
Studies in Popular Culture (online articles) (Michael Dunne and Sara Lewis Dunne, Middle Tennessee State U.)
Suitcase: A Journal of Transcultural Traffic ("Founded in 1995 to monitor world culture on the move, Suitcase carries the work of established and emergent writers and artists from over thirty odd nations, paying special attention to the intersections of culture and human rights&quo
Undercurrent: An Online Journal for the Analysis of the Present (Erick Heroux)
Listservs & Newsgroups (Cultural Studies)
Bourdieu List Archive (Spoons Collective)
Chats and Moos (in Portugese) (
Cultural Studies Listservs / Discussion Groups (Sarah Zupko)
Foucault List: Archives (Spoon Collective)
Habermas List Archive (Spoon Collective)
H-SOZ-U-KULT (Web site and archives of the discussion list for German humanities, social history, and cultural history; in German)
Lists and Newsgroups (in Portugese) (
Marxism List: Archives (U. Virginia)
Sociology Mailing Lists (SocioSite / Albert Benschop)
Sociology NewsGroups (SocioSite / Albert Benschop)
Spoon Collective Majordomo Archives by FTP (archives of major philosophy and theory listservs)
Spoon Collective Theory Majordomo Guide (subscription info and archives for theory/philosophy listservs and majordomos, including the Lyotard, Deleuze-Guattari, Baudrillard, Feyerabend, and other famous majordomo theory groups)
Homepage of Tile.Net (database of listservs, Usenet newsgroups, FTP servers)
FTP Lists (generates broadly- or narrowly-defined hyperlinked lists of FTP servers)
Listserv List (generates broadly- or narrowly-defined hyperlinked lists of Listserv groups)
Newsgroup Lists (generates broadly- or narrowly-defined hyperlinked lists of Usenet newsgroups)
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Conferences & Calls for Papers (Cultural Studies)
Body Modification Conference (April 24-26, 2003, Macquarie U., Sydney, Australia; "The aim of this conference is explore the many and varied ways in which bodies are modified, selves are formed and transformed, and culturally specific knowledges and practices are mediated and transfigured")
Calls for Papers / Conferences (Sarah Zupko)
Conferences and Upcoming Events (Robin Markowitz)
Crossroads in Cultural Studies: Second International Conference (Tampere, Finland, June 28 - July1, 1998) 
Cultural Studies and Historical Approaches: Calls for Papers (U. Penn English Dept.)
Cultural Frictions Conference: Conference Proceedings (Georgetown U.)
Cultural Violence (George Washington U., March 7-8, 1997) ("conference will assemble members from many different academic disciplines to explore the ways in which 'culture' can act as a violent force both to construct and to marginalize difference and to constrain individual expression")
(Dis)placing Nationalisms (May 18, 1996, U. California, Irvine) (online papers for graduate-student conference exploring "the way in which not only texts, but music, visual culture and film contribute to, are implicated in, and work against the formation of the concepts of nation, nationality, and national
Globalization From Below: Contingency and Contestation in Historical Perspective (Feb. 5-8, 1998, Duke U.) 
Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies (GEMCS) Conference (Oct. 7-10, Coral Gables, Florida) 
Legacies Conference (Sept. 27-29, 1996, U. Toronto) (call for papers for conference on "cultural manifestations of inheritance in the period 1780-1901")
Online Conference on Postcolonial Theory (April 14, 1997, National U. Singapore) (full-texts of papers)
Postcolonial Conferences and New Publications in Post-Colonial Studies (U. Bourgogne, France)
(conference) Rights to the City: Citizenship, Democracy and Cities in a Global Age -- An International Symposium (June 26-28, 1998, York U., Canada) 
Terminals: The Cultural Production of Death (U. California, Santa Barbara, Nov. 12-13, 1996) (conference on the interface between the cultural and technological construction of death)
Trauma and Memory: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (May 22-24, 1998, U. New South Wales, Australia) (includes abstracts of papers)
Violence, Incorporated: 7th Annual Cultural Studies Symposium (March 12-14, 1998, Kansas State U.) 
Why the Big Suit? The Fabric(ation) of History: Cincinnati Graduate Conference on Literature and Culture (U. Cincinnati, April 19, 1997) ("the reality, myth and construction of history in literature, the visual arts, and popular culture")

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