Banned Books: Stand Up for What Moves You

There is a secret part of most people that wants to rebel, doing as one sees fit and taking a bite of the forbidden. Some people try to hide it; some people embrace it. But there is one forbidden fruit … Continue reading

Banned Books: Symbols of Positive Ideological Shifts

Persepolis Read Banned Books

As literature lovers, it is our instinctual response to regard Banned Books Week with a modicum of solemn reflection; a week when we think about the thousands of people unable to enrich their literary lives with profound works like Animal … Continue reading

Banned Books Week: Celebrating with Literature

Amber Jurgensen Southern Region Student Representative Rho Gamma Chapter Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA As another school year begins and students file into classrooms, many instructors look forward to using classic and modern literature to educate, entertain, and foster discussion. … Continue reading

Band Together for Banned Books Week

by Victoria Gore Southern Student Representative, 2013-2014 Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom serves to educate the general public about the importance of intellectual freedom and the right to knowledge and information. … Continue reading