In the late 1920’s a controversy sparked about the teaching of evolution to women students at Florida State Women’s College. Nearly 100 years later, public figures and activists are still trying to control curriculum in public schools, colleges and universities. The students enrolled in this Honors class through the University of Central Florida aim to educate and inform our viewers about the long history of censorship in the classrooms, the libraries and around the campus.
has had a long history of strict censorship.
The rapid growth of newspapers represented a huge improvement of information sources for the literate peoples of Europe. But it also increased the authorities’ worry that unlimited access to information would be harmful to society and public morals, particularly in times of war or internal crisis. – The Long History of Censorship
A Brief History Of Art Censorship From 1508 To 2014
From Sept. 27 to Oct. 3, several local bookstores are celebrating Banned Book Week with the intention of bringing awareness to the long history of censorship, and remind readers the fight for freedom of speech is still going on today.
Throughout history works of art have ..
Sadly the freedom was short lived as the decrees only were in force until October 1917. This began a new, long and extensive era of strict censorship under the revolutionary rulers of the USSR lasting until the end of the 1980s. Taking into account the long history of strict censorship during tsar-regimes, the Russian people have only been without formal censorship in the last decade of this millennium.AP banned a book based on their interpretation of ‘decency’, exercising their power of management discretion. You should see how the Americans define this sort of thing, Australia has a real problem deciding what is decent and why. Plus I think you should also consider the long history of censorship in Australia as a form of contextualisation instead of railing against this little now.