Category Archives: Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week: 1984

*Post written by Mikayla Hanks, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Is our society today as strict as we think it is? What is the government like in other countries throughout the world? The iconic story about … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week: The Satanic Verses

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. The Satanic Verses was published in 1988 by author Salman Rushdie, and has had a tumultuous history riddled with violence, accommodation, and censorship. Most commonly referred … Continue reading

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Celebrating Banned Books Week

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In honor of Banned Books Week, the David L. Rice Library and University Archives and Special Collections believes all books should be accessible for our students, … Continue reading

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