Bonfire of Liberties: Censorship of the Humanities

This Humanities Texas traveling exhibition addresses the difficult topic of censorship. Censorship has been practiced for nearly as long as there have been materials to censor. The Bonfire of Liberties gives an overview of censorship in its various guises over time. Furthermore, it examines the struggle between those who want to censor difficult, controversial, and revolutionary material from sensitive viewers and those who want to protect the freedoms of all people to read, view, and think for themselves. Viewers may be surprised to learn just how many of their favorite books and plays have been censored at some point in history. For more information, contact the Chan Shun Centennial Library.

September 18 – October 13, 2017
Southwestern Adventist University
100 W. Hillcrest
Keene, TX 76059


Map of event location
Santo Domingo y los Albignese, by Pedro Berruguete. Courtesy Art Resources, New York City.