Tag - Banned Books

Troubling Trends in Book Censorship

Nationwide, more than ever extreme efforts have been made to employ book bans in libraries and schools. Banned Books Week, an event held annually to celebrate...

2022 Banned Books Week Social Media Contest

In celebration of Banned Books Week Sigma Tau Delta and National English Honor Society are teaming up to host the seventh annual Banned Books Week social media...

Intellectual Freedom Challenge Experience

Literature has always fascinated me. I see it as an opportunity for escapism, to travel in time and to question the world around me. I remember when my teacher...

Book Challenges and Censorship Issues

As English educators and as mentors of student members of NEHS, many of us likely are recoiling at the increase in vehement opposition to the inclusion of...

Intellectual Freedom Challenge

NEHS’s Intellectual Freedom Challenge (IFC) invites sophomore or junior NEHS members to submit well-reasoned, argumentative essays about the use of...

George Orwell and Recent Censorship

Censorship: the suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films, news, etc., that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to...

Intellectual Freedom Challenge Results

The NEHS students who submitted the best argumentative essays for the Intellectual Freedom Challenge have been announced. Five NEHS chapters had...

Intellectual Freedom: The Right to Read

National English Honor Society (NEHS) strives to honor literature and promote free and open access to books; the Society endorses the American Library...