Events

06/14/2015 @ 07:30
Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Presents: Playwrights For A Cause
  Updated UPDATE (May 19): New Venue Found, the Show Goes On… Sunday, June 14, 7:30 pm New York Theater Workshop 79 East 4th Street New York, NY 10003     *Discount available to NCAC supporters: for rows B, E, and F, enter discount code GreenFestivalFun for rows G, H, J, and L, enter discount code […] Read More >>
04/26/2015 @ 08:05
Go to Bat for Free Speech with NCAC!
Join NCAC and friends at Yankee Stadium for our annual fundraiser. Hit a home run for free speech! Read More >>
03/02/2015 @ 18:00 -  03/03/2015 @ 22:00
Music Freedom Day NYC
3rd of March at Spectrum, New York City In collaboration with Freemuse and National Coalition Against Censorship Music Freedom Day is annual celebration in support of artistic freedom and of persecuted, prosecuted and imprisoned musicians, whose only crime has been that they have spoken up against authorities and insisted on the right to express themselves […] Read More >>
02/19/2015 @ 06:30
WATCH NOW: After Charlie: What’s Next for Art, Satire, and Censorship?
Join NCAC for a special discussion about cartoons and censorship with noted artists Art Spiegelman and Molly Crabapple. Read More >>
02/12/2015 -  02/13/2015
The Fear of Art: The 32nd Social Research Conference
The Center for Public Scholarship is pleased to present the 32nd Social Research conference, “The Fear of Art,” on Thursday and Friday, February 12 and 13, 2015, at The New School in New York City. Ai Weiwei will give the keynote address with a video he is creating especially for the conference, “The Censorship of Artists: Artists in Prison, […] Read More >>
01/22/2015 -  02/27/2015
Call for Applications! Curating Controversy: A Seminar for Art Curators
Saturday, March 28, 2015 New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development Department of Art and Art Professions 34 Stuyvesant Street, New York   Deadline for applications:  February 27, 2015 Curators are, perhaps, the most vulnerable individuals during a controversy. Their jobs are often at stake as they are under pressure from […] Read More >>
11/03/2014 @ 07:00
Free Speech Matters: NCAC’s 40th Anniversary Celebration
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10/30/2014 @ 07:00
A Spiked Public Debate: Should Even Hate Speech be Free Speech?
Are some words and ideas just too hateful for public life? In the US, there might not be actual laws against hate speech, but the idea that hateful speech is harmful is gaining ground, especially on campuses, where students find themselves censored for “harassing” people with their words and ideas. The UK-based Spiked hosts this public debate […] Read More >>
09/26/2014 -  09/27/2014
The Banned Broadway Project
TADA! Youth Theater, in partnership with NCAC and Banned Books Week, celebrates censored musicals and plays with two special “Banned Broadway” performances featuring the talents of TADA!’s Resident Youth Ensemble. The performances will include scenes from renowned hits such as Spring Awakening by Duncan Sheik, Fun Home by Jeanine Tesori, Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim, The... Read More >>
09/20/2014 -  09/27/2014
Banned Books Week 2014
Get ready to mark your calendars because September is the month to celebrate the written word in all of its obscene, lewd, and X-rated glory. Drawing hundreds of libraries, books stores, readers and writers from around the country, Banned Books Week hopes to bring to light the mounting issue of censorship and galvanize communities to […] Read More >>
05/24/2014
2013 YFEP Film Contest: “Video Games in the Crosshairs”
Our theme in 2013 was “Video Games in the Crosshairs.” We invited teens 19 and younger to reflect on gaming and respond to those who trumpet a single narrative about video games and media violence. We asked them to show us why gaming matters, what attracts young people to it, what role it plays in […] Read More >>
05/02/2014
Help Strike Out Censorship with NCAC and the Yankees!
Every year NCAC salutes the contributions of Jonathan Lang and celebrates his birthday as he would have done - at the ballpark. Make a contribution in his memory and join us on May 2nd. Read More >>
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