Drawing a Dialogue is a podcast discussing comics in historical + educational contexts by Cathy G. Johnson + e jackson.
Episode 9: Cathy + e take a look at censorship, banned books, and why some things are deemed appropriate for kids and some things aren’t. e looks at the history of obscenity and how societal censorship suppresses marginalized voices. Cathy examines children’s learning development in reading and art, how graphic novels get categorized, and why.
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Episode Citation (chronologically as mentioned in podcast):
Robert Cormier, 'A Book is not a House: The Human Side of Censorship', in Donald R. Gallo (ed.), Authors' Insights: Turning Teenagers into Readers and Writers (Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook-Heinemann, 1992): 65-74.
The Chocolate War summary - Wikipedia
Foucault, Michel. "Discipline and Punish, Panopticism." In Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison, edited by Alan Sheridan, 195-228. New York: Vintage Books, 1977. Original Publication: Surveiller et Punir, 1975 - Link
Foucault, Michel, "The History of Sexuality" - PDF
Helen Freshwater, “Toward a Redefinition of Censorship” in Censorship & Cultural Regulation in the Modern Age - Brill
Kuhn, Cinema, Censorship and Sexuality. 1988 (as cited by Freshwater)
Jansen, Censorship: The Knot That Binds. 1991 (as cited by Freshwater)
Holquist, "Corrupt Originals", 1994. (as cited by Freshwater)
Bourdieu, Language and Symbolic Power (first published in French in 1982) (as cited by Freshwater)
Info on the Comstock Act & the Miller test: Olivia B. Waxman - TIME
Interview with David Johnson - Vox
Info about ONE Magazine vs the Supreme Court: “ONE Inc. and Reed Erickson”, Aaron H. Devor and Nicholas Matte. In The Transgender Studies Reader. Routledge.
"Birth control pills approved by FDA in 1957" - Wikipedia
Comstock Act - Encyclopedia Britannica
Info on the NEA, the controversy w Robert Mapplethorpe and the NEA Four: Outlaw Representation: Censorship and Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century American Art by Richard Meyer. Beacon Press. 2002.
"20th anniversary of the NEA Four" - NCAC
Gee, J. P. (2012). Social Linguistics and Literacies Ideology in Discourses (Fourth ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.
McKenna, M. C., & Stahl, S. A. (2015). Assessment for Reading Instruction, 3rd Edition. New York: Guilford Press.
Lowenfeld, V., & Brittain, W. L. (n.d.). Creative and Mental Growth (8th ed.).
Marjanovic-Umek, L., Kranjc, S., & Fekonja, U. (2002). Developmental Levels of the Child's Storytelling.
James Baldwin, "A Talk to Teachers," 1963
Cory Silverberg + Fiona Smyth, What Makes a Baby - Seven Stories Press
Cory Silverberg + Fiona Smyth, Sex Is A Funny Word - Seven Stories Press
What are we reading?
Children of the Sea by Daisuke Igarashi
Barkskins by Annie Proulx
Poetry by Rita Joe
Short stories by Sherman Alexie