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What's your favorite book? Has it ever been publicly challenged? Banned Books Reading

2010-10-14 09:10:50

Banned Books equals Banned Ideas

What's your favorite book? Has it ever been publicly challenged?

Come and read an excerpt of it at the
Banned Books Reading
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
12:00 to 1:00 pm
CSU Michael Schwartz Library
1st Floor, east
Sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
and the CSU Michael Schwartz Library in support of freedom of speech
Brown Bag Event

How to Participate
Submit your chosen literary passage in advance of the event to schedule your time on the microphone. Or Just come to the 1st floor of the Michael Schwartz Library on Tuesday, November 2 at noon to hear the readings.

Interested in doing a reading, but not sure that you have ever read a banned book? Visit the Library's Intellectual Freedom web page at https://library.csuohio.edu/research/portals/freedom.html or the Library's Banned books display for recent examples. Choose a short passage to read (or consider briefly discussing why a certain book or author was censored) then send your idea to David Edwards, CSU student and member of the Society for Professional Journalists at poca762003@yahoo.com.

Exercise your right of free speech!

This event is open to all faculty, staff, and students.

Call 216-875-9734 for more information.

Posted 2010-10-14 09:10:50 by Barbara_Loomis.

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