Call for nominations for the Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award; New Jersey parents upset at reduced access to books; On information privilege and information equity
Parents in Mahwah, NJ are expressing distress that the school district has, in their view, reduced student access to books in the school libraries.
This month we celebrate the birthday of banned French novelist Gustave Flaubert (December 12). Find out what (most likely) earned his most famous novel a place on the Catholic Index of Forbidden Books.
By: Allyson Mower I reviewed Part I of Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future in the New Frontier of Power in a previous […]
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was created 70 years ago today, on December 10th, 1948. Part of the reason why Article 19 is so important is that it is clearly and undeniably transnational.
Witness the importance of reporting censorship by looking through the eyes of students who are just learning the realities of our society.
Facebook Live with OIF on Wednesday, December 12; Award named after author Bill Konigsberg; PEN America files brief for court to recognize constitutional right to literacy
By: Kate Lechtenberg Intellectual freedom talk with literacy educators: NCTE and LRA conference highlights Sometimes librarians feel like we’re the only ones who think about intellectual freedom, but I can […]
Edidi is a black trans woman, writer, poet, musician, priestess and performance artist. Her novel, “Yemaya’s Daughters,” is a work of otherworldly fiction.
This third season of More Perfect podcast offers up episodes focused on each of the 27 constitutional amendments, and they have also compiled 27: The Most Perfect Album, with commissioned songs reflecting on each amendment. For intellectual freedom lovers, episode 1 offers a new perspective on the First Amendment, and in episode 3, privacy plays a central role in their discussion of the Ninth Amendment.