Blogs by jfreedma

New to us minicomic compilation: Unladylike by The Ladydrawers: Zines L3393u 2011.

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

 

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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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This summer Sara Marcus, author of Girls to the Front: the True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution taught a class for Barnard's Pre-College Program called "Documenting the Present: Crafting Memory." Her students made zines and donated them to the Barnard Library Zine Collection. These are their zines:

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There are several queer, feminist and menstruation themed zine events at Bluestockings over the next two or three weeks: 

Tuesday, 8/16 Jessica Max Stein presents "The Rainbow Connection: A 60th Birthday Celebration of Gay Muppeteer Richard Hunt"
Thursday, 8/25 Chella Quint presents "Zine Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon"
Sunday, 8/28 "The Written Bird," readings organized by by For the Birds collective 
Thursday, 9/1 Reading: "I Read it in a Fanzine" 

Events begin at 7 and are free (with donations solicited)
172 Allen St.
New York, NY
 
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We celebrated the first ever International Zine Library Day, celebrated at Barnard with much gusto and by making a bunch of zines over a 6-hour period. And now, three weeks later, they're all cataloged.

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Film screening
Tuesday, August 16, 8pm
La Plaza Cultural community garden
Avenue C & 9th St.

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photo by Joanne Saad from ZineWiki

Neat quotation about why zines matter and indirectly why zine preservation matters from I Am a Camera #7 by prolific zinester and author Vanessa Berry.

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