Blogs by jfreedma

We are excited to participate in the IRWaG Girls Rock event at Columbia University:

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
4:00pm - Riot Grrrl Zine presenation in 754 Schermerhorn Extension (This is the Barnard Zine Library's part!)
5:00pm - Girls Rock! documentary screening in 754 Schermerhorn Extension

Thursday, September 20, 2012
12:00pm - Conversation on Race, Gender and Music in 754 Schermerhorn Extension
4:00pm - Concert outside on Columbia University campus, Avery Plaza in front of Schermerhorn

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Here's a call for participation in a research project, from one of our favorite zinesters and donors, Lauren Jade Martin. If you're female, don't have kids, and you're between the ages of 25 and 40, help her out!

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Truckface (Zines L12t) author LB offers some useful advice in issue 14:

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An instructor in the Young Women's Leadership Initiative program asked me to pull zines with these guidelines:

I think it's less important to show range--since they will be making pretty traditional format zines--and more important just to show strong examples with good layout and intelligent writing. The more "issue"-oriented the better, since I'm going to be focusing on the idea of making political zines as opposed to purely personal or diaristic ones.

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Last month I attended the Women of Color Zine Symposium in Portland, Oregon. As you may know, our collection development policy states our emphasis on zines by women of color, which is why it was important for me to zoom across the country for a two-day visit to the whitest city in America.  It was great to connect with many email correspondents and Facebook friends like Cathy Camper, Emi Koyama, LaMesha Melton and Sugene Yang-Kelly and to meet a few new-to-me WOC zinesters.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Brooklyn College Library
7-9pm

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Reposted from the Facebook event, with permission:

HELLO CLUB Q!
Q IS MAKING A ZINE! summer prQject 2012.

the theme is: what does queer mean for you?

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