I have such a love/hate relationship with Library of Congress subject headings, that thought I might attempt to cultivate the same in you. So, for your enjoyment and frustration, here are new-to-the-zine-collection subject headings I applied to zines while cataloging this weekend:
For the second issue of our zine, we’re looking for personal stories, artwork and/or photographs that center around physically, emotionally, psychologically or otherwise awkward sexual experiences.
Wednesday, November 16
ROOM CHANGE: Diana LL 104
New to us issue of Black & Blue by Linda Morris (Zines M66b no. 2) features Barbie on Barbie action, a rundown of LA Ladyfest 2002, and a profile of the author's cat Spider and her shoe fetish. ♥♥♥
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:
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"
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