Archive: September 2011

There are some awesome feminist events coming up this weekend at Bluestockings! They've got authors, artisits, and a workshop on orgasms! Click more for dates and times.

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Are you on We Make Zines? If not, you should be! Check out the Feminist Zinesters Group there.

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Come round, all ye children, to hear the tales of yesteryear... this short documentary, Last Century Zinesters, shows us what it was like to create zines in the mid-80s and 90s in Brazil through interviews and letter correspondences with many zinesters of that time. Grab some popcorn and sit yourself down by your newfangled computer machine to watch the story unfold after the jump!

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Ready for a break from reading that stats textbook? The Punks is Hippies blog scans DIY punk fanzines in and puts them up for your perusal. They specialize in "out of print, hard to find, and in some cases unique, rare or exceedingly expensive" zines that we would otherwise not have access too - so delve in and get lost in the amazingness that is Punks is Hippies!

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Today I cataloged two excellent minicomics about mothers and daughters. 

Bernie, the Wackiest Jewlipino on Earth! by Cheryl Gladstone Zines G433b 2006

and Laid #1 by Ruby Lou Brown Zines B7696d

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Wow, there's a lot of zine events coming up, including one in New York City September 24-25!

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Monday, 9/19, 6pm
BLAIS Lab, Library 1st floor

 

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Cindy Crabb has been writing the influential, internationally distributed, autobiographical-feminist zine Doris since the early 90’s. Join us in celebrating her new book “The Encyclopedia of Doris,” which brings together the last 10 years of Doris zines with a ton of new writing at Bluestockings Bookstore, Sunday, September 25 at 7:00.

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Teaching Info. Literacy with Zines is a zine Kelly McElroy made for a Zine Library Day staff development session at the University of Iowa. 

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There are two upcoming feminist events on September 7 and 8 at the 92nd Street YMCA! Click to find out more.

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