Tag: PEN America
Tenure Tenuous in Texas
Academic freedom, for many instructors in higher education, is a key component of free speech – going beyond simply the freedom to speak on topics but to craft course content, curriculum, and assignments. The state dictating what theories, ideas, and concepts are permitted to be included in education is tantamount to government censorship.
The Stakeholders of Status Quo
As coordinated censorship attempts spread across the country, understanding who and what these conservative organizations represent is an important piece toward preventing further threats to intellectual freedom in the U.S.
ALA’s new publication “Media Literacy in the Library: A Guide for Library Practitioners”: Interviews with contributors Dr. Nicole A. Cooke and Kristen Calvert
Learn more about how ALA is helping librarians learn more about media literacy through its new publication “Media Literacy in the Library,” featuring an interview with 2 contributors, Dr. Nicole A. Cooke and Kristen Calvert.
Prison Libraries: Shelves Bare and Minds Restless
In an environment where exposure to natural light is limited to sometimes a mere hour a day, the inward illumination that books are capable of providing should be something that is more accessible and available to inmates. But that is rarely the case for most prison libraries.
Intellectual Freedom News 10/25/16
October 25, 2016: Facial recognition, Amy Goodman, campus speech, intellectual freedom bloggers, award nominations and SO MUCH MORE.