[tforum] [Fwd: EXCITING VIDEOCONFERENCE EVENT! Banned Books Virtual Panel Discussion]

Joe Breen Joe.Breen@utah.edu
Tue, 29 Aug 2006 05:26:47 -0600

FYI, for those with an interest...

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Subject: 	EXCITING VIDEOCONFERENCE EVENT! Banned Books Virtual Panel
Date: 	Wed, 23 Aug 2006 16:43:20 -0400
From: 	Heather Weisse <hweisse@magpi.net>
To: 	k20users@isc.upenn.edu, k20advise@internet2.edu,
Megaconjr@lists.cciu.org, Megaconjr@lists.cciu.org

MAGPI, in cooperation with The American Library Association, is please
to invite you to attend a special virtual event!


**Dates*: Monday, September 25, 2006
*Time:* 10:00 a.m. - 11: 30a.m. EST
*Target Age Group*: Grades 9-12; Higher Education
*Cost: *Free!!

A celebration of intellectual freedom and access! *Join frequently
banned authors, Chris Crutcher and Sonya Sones, and American Library
Association Intellectual Freedom Expert, Kent Oliver, for this unique
videoconference event.

Participants will hear about Sonya and Chris' experiences as frequently
banned authors, come to understand the history of book banning in the
United States and examine contemporary issues in intellectual freedom
and access to information.

This event will include discussions/presentations by each panelist,
followed by an interactive question and answer session. There are two
ways to get involved: as an interactive videoconference site OR as a
live webstream observer.

Spaces for interactive videoconference sites are limited and will be
available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Interactive
videoconference sites must have Internet2 connectivity and H.323
videoconferencing equipment.

*More Information/Registration: www.magpi.net/programs/bannedbooks.html
<http://www.magpi.net/programs/bannedbooks.html>. *Registration for
interactive videoconference sites closes on September 8, 2006.

*Questions? *Please contact MAGPI Applications Coordinator, Heather
Weisse at hweisse@magpi.net or 215-573-6417.

* * * * *
Heather Weisse
MAGPI, Applications Coordinator
3401 Walnut Street, Suite 233A
Philadelphia, PA 19104
email: hweisse@magpi.net
phone: 215-573-6417

www.magpi.net <http://www.magpi.net/>