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March 8, 2019

    UNSPEAKABLE

    Banned Books, Difficult Words, Taboos
    An image of a man with gaffer tape over his mouth

    Venue:

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park
    Colchester, CO4 3SQ United Kingdom
    Tickets:
    £5
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    Essex Book Festival and Index on Censorship invite you to join them for UNSPEAKABLE: a day of challenging and illuminating conversations, performance, exhibitions and workshops hosted by the University of Essex, that explores historic and contemporary issues of censorship, no-platforming, freedom of speech, and taboos.

    Index on Censorship is a not-for-profit organisation that publishes work by censored writers and artists, and campaigns on freedom of expression worldwide.

    indexoncensorship.org

     

    OVERVIEW OF EVENTS

    12.00 – 1.00pm | Banned Books (Exhibition & Presentation)
    1.30 – 2.30pm | The Burning Question
    3.30 – 4.30pm | The Play’s The Thing: What Happens When Theatre Gets Censored
    5.30 – 6.30pm | Uncensored: The Banned Books Quiz
    7.00 – 8.00pm | Dean Atta (Performance/Q&A)

    CONNECTED EVENTS

    THU 7 MARCH | 7.30pm | Medea Electronica (link to Lakeside Theatre website)
    THU 14 MARCH | 7.30pm | Orlando (link to Lakeside Theatre website)

     

     

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    Venue

    University of Essex
    Wivenhoe Park
    Colchester, CO4 3SQ United Kingdom
    01206 873333