In honor of Banned Books Week, come learn about censorship and the role of libraries in defending our intellectual freedom.
Louise Robbins, Professor & Director Emerita of UW Madison's School of Library & Information Studies, will speak on the history of libraries & censorship, as well as contemporary challenges. She is an expert on the history of librarianship during the Cold War & from the 1930s-1960s, especially intellectual freedom and censorship, as well as services to African-Americans. She is the author of the award-winning "The Dismissal of Miss Ruth Brown: Civil Rights, Censorship, and the American Library." See her full bio here.