2017 fall

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1. CENSORSHIP

Sept. 7 (Class 1) – Introductions. 

Topics Covered: Intellectual Freedom, Constitutional law basics. More details.

Sept. 14 (Class 2) – First Amendment Case Studies

Topics Covered: First Amendment basics and case studies: obscenity, threats, defamation. More details.

Sept. 21 (Class 3) – Libraries as First Amendment Actors

 

Sept. 28 (Class 4) – First Amendment and …

  • Turn in Material Challenge Scenario.

Oct. 5 (Class 5) – Library Situations.


2. ACCESS

The political economy of information production.

Oct. 12 (Class 6) – Publishing.

  • Turn in Material Challenge Response Portfolio.

Oct. 19 (Class 7) – Internet Access.

Oct. 26 (Class 8) – Government Information.


3. PRIVACY

Nov. 2 (Class 9) – Privacy Intro.

Nov. 9 (Class 10) – Protections for Reading.

Nov. 16 (Class 11) – Mass Surveillance. 

 

Nov. 23 – Thanksgiving break.

  • Class Project: You know this isn’t really a break. It’s an opportunity for you to get caught up on your work. Speaking of, how’s your class project going?

Nov. 30 (Class 12) – Practical Privacy


WRAP-UP

Dec. 7 (Class 13)

  • Student presentations.