Maria Holmgren Troy (Karlstad University, Sweden)
The Bereaved Post-9/11 Orphan Boy: Representing (and Relativizing) Crisis and Healing, Tradition and Invention
Yuri Stulov (Minsk State Linguistics University, Belarus)
The Sorrowing Child in the “City Too Busy To Hate”: the Atlanta Child Murders in Contemporary American Literature
James Deutsch (the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA)
The Sorrowing Boy with Green Hair: A Cinematic Allegory against War and Injustice
Šárka Bubíková (Univeristy of Pardubice, Czech Republic)
“We Were But Property – Not a Mother, and the Children God Had Given Her:” The Figure of a Child in Abolitionist Literature
Jarosław Mihułka (Holy Cross University in Kielce and University of Opole, Poland)
Muhammad Was a Punk Rocker: The Depiction of Islam in The Taqwacores by Michael Muhammad Knight
David  Václavík (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)
Cultural War – Concept, Myth and Reality: A Clash of Ideas in “Post-Secular” American Society at the Turn of the Millennium
Ewa Kowal (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
A pre-9/11 novel: Kapitoil by Teddy Wayne
Michaela Weiss (Silesian University, Czech Republic)
Queer Circles: Spiritualism and Role-Playing in Sarah Waters’s Affinity
Roman Trušník (Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic)
Dying Protagonists in Two Gay Southern Novels: Randall Kenan’s A Visitation of Spirits and Jim Grimsley’s Dream Boy
Lorelei Caraman (Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania)
The Urge to Tell vs. the Need to Conceal: Confession as Narrative Desire in Poe’s “The Black Cat,” “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Imp of the Perverse”
Joseph W. Pearson (Union College, Kentucky, USA)
Through a Glass, Darkly: Antebellum American Whiggery, Catholicism, and the Ideological Roots of Nativism
Tomáš Jajtner (University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic)
A Memorial Address to a Passing Civilisation: Roger Scruton’s Elegy for England
Robert Kusek (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
“How Should One Live?” The “Lives” of Henry James and Martha C. Nussbaum’s Conception of Moral Philosophy
Ladislav Vít (Univeristy of Pardubice, Czech Republic)
Feet on the Ground: W.H. Auden’s Late Landscapes
Martina Kastnerová (University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic)
Shakespeare’s Poetry in the context of mimesis and imitatio in Elizabethan Poetics
Jiří Stárek (Charles University, Czech Republic)
LeRoi Jones to Amiri Baraka: A Philosophical Journey of a Black Author
Šárka Bubíková
The Melting Pot, the Orchestra and American Diversity (Review of Horace M. Kallen a vývoj americké kulturní identity, edited by Josef Jařab, translated by Michaela Weiß)
Ladislav Vít
Czech Voices in Canada (Review of Migrating Memories: Central Europe in Canada, vol. 1, II, edited by Vesna Lopičić and Rodica Albu)