Howl Legacy: The Continuing Battle for Free Expression

When
Event has passed (Sun Jul 14, 2013 - Sun Jul 14, 2013)
Where
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
Time
3–5pm
Cost
$10 - $12
Tags
Literary, Museums

Description

The publishing and defending of Allen Ginsberg’s seminal poem Howl are landmarks in the history of freedom of speech, obscenity issues, and the censorship of literary works. This panel discusses how the fight against censorship continues today.

Moderated by Peter Maravelis of City Lights Booksellers and includes panelists Rebecca Farmer of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Mark Rumold of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and James Wheaton of the First Amendment Project.

Presented in conjunction with The Allen Ginsberg Festival and the exhibition Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Location

location
  1. The Contemporary Jewish Museum
    736 Mission St, San Francisco, CA

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