CFP: [International] Forbidden Fruit:The censorship of literature and information for young people

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah McNicol
contact email: 
sarah.mcnicol@uce.ac.uk

The conference will focus on the censorship of print, electronic and
other literary and information resources for young people.

You are invited to present an abstract for a presentation in either of
the following formats:
• Reflective paper (approx 30 minutes plus discussion)
• A case study (approximately 20 minutes plus discussion): a short
report of an research of an activity or project
• A poster (a visual presentation of a case study or issue, with
opportunities for informal discussion)

Suggested themes include:
• Young people, the Internet and censorship
• Access to citizenship, health and other information for young
people
• Pressure groups and censorship
• The role of information literacy
• Publishers and censorship
• Media literacy
• Authors for young people and censorship
• Media reaction to censorship
• Graphic novels and manga and ‘crossover’ novels
• Library selection policies
• The history of censorship

Please submit an abstract of up to 200 words by email to ebase_at_uce.ac.uk,
post to Ebase Events, PO Box 128, Glossop, SK13 8WJ UK, or by fax to
08717 145 900.

The closing date for submission of abstracts is 7th January 2008.
For more information, please contact sarah.mcnicol_at_uce.ac.uk +44 121 331
6891

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