Censorship Is No Friend of Social Justice

Censorship Is No Friend of Social Justice


4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Censorship Is No Friend of Social Justice: Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Polarized Times

January 25th 4:00 – 5:30 pm EST online

Emily Knox in conversation with Toni Samek

Libraries and universities are facing growing demands for censorship as a tool to make a better world. Join Emily Knox and Toni Samek, two of North America’s leading experts on intellectual freedom, as they explore rising censorship and what it means for social justice, equity, and the future of democracy. Knox is Associate Professor of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois and Samek is Professor and former Chair of the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alberta.

Co-sponsors: Canadian Civil Liberties Association, Edmonton Public Library, Milton Public Library, National Coalition Against Censorship, Ontario Library Association, PEN Canada, Toronto Public Library, Vancouver Public Library.

Zoom link to event ryerson.zoom.us/j/91941276567

This is a free event and no registration is required.
Please contact cfe@ryerson.ca if you require accommodation to ensure inclusion in this event.