Tag: Banned Books Week

Faculty oppose rampant textbook censorship

Librarian Christina Connor and Professor Ed Shannon presented an event on Sept. 22 in honor of Banned Books Week about the little-known topic of textbook censorship. Connor guided the audience through the history of textbook censorship, emphasizing both the importance of textbooks in a well-rounded education and the dangers of […]

Honor society stages demonstration on banned books

Photo courtesy of San Jose Public Library, Flickr Books were read aloud Thursday in a demonstration intended to celebrate freedom of speech and the written word. The “Banned Book Read Out” was sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, the English Literature Honors Society, in honor of Banned Books Week, which is […]

Literature Club Posters Used for Banned Books Week

Photo by Nicole Williams A few weeks ago, unusual posters that asked provocative questions about race, sexuality and censorship appeared on the walls of the College. These posters were put up by the Literature Club as part of Banned Book Week, but their purpose extended beyond that of promoting the […]