Artist: Daniel Wilson
Date of Action: August, 2012
Region: North America
Location: Knoxville, TN
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Confronting Bodies: Parents
Description of Artwork: "Robopocalypse" is a novel set in the near future, in which robots become sentient and rebel against humankind.
The Incident: Parents of 9th graders in the Knoxville school system objected to some profanity in "Robopocalypse" and asked for its removal from summer reading lists.
Results of Incident: NCAC sent a letter urging the Knoxville Board of Education to retain the book on summer curriculum. In accordance with the letter, the book was kept.