Film Screening: “Defining a Life, Defying Death: The Story of Aaron Swartz, the Internet Open Access Warrior”

Posted on 9/21/2015 5:26:14 PM

The Department of English will briefly introduce and then screen the film The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz on Tuesday, September 29, at 5:00 p.m. in Stabley Library, room 101.

After the film, Reena Dube (English Department) will lead a discussion with the audience about the social, institutional, and human implications of the Aaron Swartz story, his life and his death, his work as a social justice activist, his fight for open access to information, and his fight against the Internet censorship bill SOPA.

The Swartz story brings together issues that are of deep significance to all university students involved in study and research within the university.

Vouchers, bookmarks, and refreshments available.