The University of Arizona

'Misunderstood Titles: A Panel Discussion About Censorship in the Old Pueblo'

Celebrate Banned Books Week by participating in a number of free events exploring censorship issues in Tucson. All are invited to view the exhibition, attend the lectures and join the discussion on challenging censorship and celebrating our freedom to read.

In “Misunderstood Titles: A Panel Discussion about Censorship in the Old Pueblo,” four local local educators and scholars will lead a discussion about the implications of censorship. The panel discussion will include perspectives from:

  • Bob Diaz, associate librarian, UA Special Collections
  • Kay Mathiesen, assistant professor, UA School of Information Resources & Library Science
  • Patricia M. Overall, associate professor, UA School of Information Resources & Library Science
  • Roberto Rodriguez, assistant professor, UA Department of Mexican American Studies

The exhibit and accompanying lectures were coordinated by the University Libraries with support from Bookmans Entertainment Exchange and the Tucson chapter of REFORMA, an association that promotes library and information services to Latinos and the Spanish speaking.

Celebrate the 30th anniversary Banned Books Week, Sept. 30 through Oct. 6, at the University Libraries. Observed since 1982, Banned Books Week is an annual event promoted by the American Library Association that serves to celebrate the freedom to read and to remind Americans not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted.

October 3, 2012   3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Audience: 
All

Where

Campus: 
Main Campus
Location: 
UA Main Library a313
Tucson, AZ
United States

Contact Info & Links

Department/Unit: 
University Libraries
Contact Person: 
Erica DeFrain
Contact's Phone: 
520-310-9323

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