Guided tour of Censorship and Information Control, Anquity to the Internet: Why do people censor? For ambition? Religion? Profit? Power? Fear? This global history of attempts to control or silence information, from antiquity's earliest written records to our new digital world, examines how censorship has worked, thrived, or failed in different times and places. It examines how real censorship movements tend to be very different from the centralized, methodical censorship depicted in Orwell's 1984, which so dominates how we imagine censorship today. From indexes of forbidden books, to manuscripts with passages inked out by Church Inquisitors, to comics and pornography, to self-censorship and the subtle censorship of manipulating translations, or teaching biased histories, the banned and challenged materials in this exhibit will challenge you to answer: how do you define what is and isn't censorship?
**This presentation is full.**