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2019 Banned Books Week Discussion: October 9, AOK Library

Illuminating the Tradition of Banning and Contesting Books

Each year, Banned Books Week aims at celebrating our freedom to read and to engage with the wealth of information--some considered taboo or transgressive--that diversifies our perspectives and prepares us for active citizenship in an ever-evolving world. This year, Banned Books Week encourages us to "Keep the Light On" by engaging with this material critically but also by understanding the potential ramifications of censorship in our society. 

Come join Dr. Christopher Varlack (INDS and the Honors College) and Jeremy Weiner (INDS) on October 9, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM for an exciting and informative discussion, free food, trivia, games, and more as we work to ensure that we are not left in the dark. The discussion portion of the event will begin promptly at 12:00 PM.

This event is co-sponsored by the Honors College; the Individualized Study Program; the Department of English; the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; and the Albin O. Kuhn Library.

RSVP at the Individualized Study myUMBC page: https://my3.my.umbc.edu/groups/inds/events/76065

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Posted: September 27, 2019, 1:52 PM