Banned Books Week 2022

Banned Books Week (September 18 – October 24, 2022) highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types — in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some…

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II through an admission ticket

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving British monarch in history, has died at the age of 96. Elizabeth was 25 years old when she was crowned Queen in 1953, not much older than many of our Baylor students.   Many memories of her long history will be shared in the next few months, and in a quiet…

Black History Month : Phillis Wheatley and a reminder to read

Did you know libraries across the country have been working to diversify and add new voices to their collections? In the Arts and Special Collections Research Center we have increased the number of women and Black composers in the collection, as well as composers from international countries. This gives our faculty and students new voices…

Banned Books Week : Museum Studies Student Posts : 7

Welcome to our seventh and final post from the Museum Studies class as they explored Banned Books Week and censorship. If you want to review their assignment or learn more about Banned Books week, please see Prof. Julie Holcomb’s recent post: Banned Books Week Introduction. Many thanks to this class for helping us think about…

Banned Books Week : Museum Studies Student Posts : 6

Welcome to our sixth post from the Museum Studies class as they explore Banned Books Week and censorship. If you want to review their assignment or learn more about Banned Books week, please see Prof. Julie Holcomb’s recent post: Banned Books Week Introduction by Omar Tena Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov As someone who has always…

Banned Books Week : Museum Studies Student Posts : 5

Welcome to our fifth post from the Museum Studies class as they explore Banned Books Week and censorship. If you want to review their assignment or learn more about Banned Books week, please see Prof. Julie Holcomb’s recent post: Banned Books Week Introduction by Averi Carroll George by Alex Gino The book I chose, George…

Banned Books Week : Museum Studies Student Posts : 4

Welcome to our fourth post from the Museum Studies class as they explore Banned Books Week and censorship. If you want to review their assignment or learn more about Banned Books week, please see Prof. Julie Holcomb’s recent post: Banned Books Week Introduction by Quinn Puckett Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan The book Two…

Banned Books Week : Museum Studies Student Posts : 3

Welcome to our third post from the Museum Studies class as they explore Banned Books Week and censorship. If you want to review their assignment or learn more about Banned Books week, please see Prof. Julie Holcomb’s recent post: Banned Books Week Introduction by Benjamin Tyler Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin…

Banned Books Week : Museum Studies Student Posts : 2

Welcome to our second post from the Museum Studies class as they explore Banned Books Week and censorship. If you want to review their assignment or learn more about Banned Books week, please see Prof. Julie Holcomb’s recent post: Banned Books Week Introduction by Makayla Jenkins Burned by Ellen Hopkins “I felt angry, frustrated. I…

Banned Books Week : Museum Studies Student Posts : 1

Welcome to our first post from the Museum Studies class as they explore Banned Books Week and censorship. If you want to review their assignment or learn more about Banned Books week, please see Prof. Julie Holcomb’s recent post: Banned Books Week Introduction by Ryan Roper 1984 by George Orwell “What would Big Brother do?”…