This course, A Burning Idea: Challenging and Censoring Books, is an synchronous, online course offered with through COPLAC digital. COPLAC, the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, is a collection of public liberal arts colleges, and through COPLAC digital, they offer digital liberal arts courses to students at these schools.
This course in particular is centered around discovering and understanding book challenges and censorship through individual case study. Five pairs of students from five different campuses are focusing on book challenges that occurred in there area.
See the other school’s websites here:
St. Mary’s College of Maryland~On a challenge of Toni Morrison’s Beloved in St. Mary’s County, MD
SUNY Geneseo~ On a challenge of Alex Sanchez’s Rainbow Boys in Webster, NY
University of Science and Arts of Oaklahoma~ On a challenge of JD Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye in Tulsa, OK
University of Mary Washington~ On a challenge of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mocking Bird in Accomack County, VA