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|Howl Legacy: The Continuing Battle for Free Expression|
|Date||Sunday July 14|
|Time||3:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
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Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets)
San Francisco, CA 94103
|Event Type||Panel Discussion|
|Organizer/Author||Contemporary Jewish Museum|
The publishing and defending of Allen Ginsberg’s seminal poem Howl are landmarks in the history of freedom of speech, obscenity issues, and the censorship of literary works. This panel discusses how the fight against censorship continues today.
Moderated by Peter Maravelis of City Lights Booksellers and includes panelists Rebecca Farmer of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Mark Rumold of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and James Wheaton of the First Amendment Project.
Presented in conjunction with The Allen Ginsberg Festival and the exhibition Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.