Intellectual Freedom in the Context of Fahrenheit 451Faculty are encouraged and welcome to bring classes to this program.
Deborah Caldwell-Stone, Deputy Director,
American Library Association
Office of Intellectual Freedom
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 6-8pm
(rescheduled from April 16)
Columbia College Chicago Library
624 S. Michigan Ave., 3rd Floor
Deborah Caldwell Stone is Deputy Director of the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, where she works on projects dealing with censorship and privacy in libraries. An attorney by training, she practiced appellate law before the state and federal courts in Chicago before joining ALA in 2000. She now works closely with librarians to address various intellectual freedom issues affecting libraries, including the removal of books and materials from library shelves, the use of Internet filtering, and the impact of new technologies and the USA PATRIOT Act on user privacy. She is an honors graduate of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology.