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Friday, March 23
 

3:00pm

CBLDF: State of Censorship 2018
Get a global look at comics censorship from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Learn about current censorship challenges in the U.S., including new bills attempting to regulate internet use, and the abundance of local challenges to comics addressing diversity and equality. Explore how cartoonists are being prosecuted, threatened, and intimidated by authorities around the globe for making art. Learn how you can participate with CBLDF in making a difference and standing up for free expression! CBLDF executive director Charles Brownstein leads the conversation.

Friday March 23, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 211
 
Saturday, March 24
 

3:30pm

CBLDF: How To Fight Censorship
What do you need to know when you experience censorship? What is censorship anyway? This program examines the contours of current censorship of comics and provides how-to information for managing challenges to books, police inquiries, and media invasions. It also investigates the difference between controversy, business response, and censorship. Come share your stories, and learn how you can make a difference in protecting free expression!

Saturday March 24, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 208
 
Sunday, March 25
 

12:00pm

CBLDF: Social Consciousness in EC Comics
The untold story of comics' original social justice crusaders! From 1950 to 1955, the young creators of EC Comics changed the face of the medium, injecting new heights of craft, storytelling, and artistry into comics. In titles like Tales from the Crypt, Weird Fantasy, MAD, and Shock SuspenStories, EC addressed civil rights, the injustices of war, gender fluidity, vegetarianism, and other vital topics. Discover how EC's unprecedented social consciousness changed comics.

Sunday March 25, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 211