Intellectual Freedom Challenge News

Intellectual Freedom Challenge Deadline October 22


This competition is exclusively for junior and sophomore members of active NEHS chapters. The Intellectual Freedom Challenge invites NEHS members to submit well-reasoned, argumentative essays about the use of controversial texts that have been or may be challenged due to theme, content, or language. Successful students receive book gift certificates as well as a monetary Crafton Award. Essays will be accepted from September 4 through October 22, 2018.

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This program is held in conjunction with the American Library Association‘s annual celebration of Banned Books Week, scheduled this year for September 23-September 29, 2018.

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