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Upcoming Events Spotlight Comics Censorship

September 5, 2017
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Upcoming Events Spotlight Comics Censorship

Several upcoming events are spotlighting Banned Books Week and the censorship of comics. CBLDF’s own Charles Brownstein is among the speakers discussing the challenges comics face! Keep reading for a list of events to add to your calendar! Banned Books Week is September 24 – 30. CBLDF is a sponsor of the annual celebration of the…

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Library of Congress Celebrates Comics During D.C.’s Awesome Con

June 14, 2017
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Library of Congress Celebrates Comics During D.C.’s Awesome Con

Comics old and new are in the spotlight this week at the Library of Congress! Today through Saturday, June 17, the nation’s library is showcasing comics from its collection in the pop-up exhibit Library of Awesome. On Friday, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden will interview Lynda Carter in a public event that will also stream…

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National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang Names Recommended Reading List

January 7, 2016
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National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang Names Recommended Reading List

Every two years since 2008, the Library of Congress has chosen a National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. This year we have particular reason to celebrate the announcement because for the first time ever the honor and responsibility has been bestowed on a graphic novelist: Gene Luen Yang!

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