CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Digital Death collection

A collection of essays on the subject of Digital Death: Mortality and Beyond in the Online seeks contributors. . This proposed book, co-edited by Christopher M. Moreman and A. David Lewis, will consist of 12-15 chapters representing a diversity of perspectives and approaches to the subject. Submissions are dought for new writing across a spectrum of fields, including religious studies, theology, media studies, digital humanities, and any other
area that explores the topic of death and dying in a digital environment, with reference to religion and/or the study of religion.

Digital Death includes analyses of mortality, remembrances, grieving, posthumous existence, and afterlife experience via a variety of digital media (e.g. Facebook & social media, World of Warcraft & video games, YouTube & video services, internet memorials, etc.). Proposals should include a 200-300 word abstract, a one-page C.V., and potential titles for the chapter, submitted to by Oct. 1, 2013; complete 5000-7000-word drafts in Chicago format of accepted abstracts will be due by December 1, 2013.

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