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This is a great opportunity to share your zine with a very different group of people than the Barnard crowd - and it can throw you back to your Bookmobile days! Submit your zine to the Anchorless Archive Zinemobile operating in Nova Scotia. Read on for more information!

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Wallflower started out as a Geocities webzine, whatever "webzine" meant to the author, Kristina Aikens, in 1997. Check out the Wayback Machine's capture of Kristina's site. Ah, youth (the World Wide Web's, that is)!

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Since there are no comments allowed on this blog or anywhere on the Barnard website, I posted on LiveJournal so I could get your feedback on a proposed collection development policy change.

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I'm working my way through our cataloging backlog, which I hope to finish by the end of the semester. This weekend, I'm tackling zines starting with the letter U. Much can be gleaned about girl and feminist culture from zines, even from just their titles, so I thought I'd list the titles of the U zines I'm working on. For your delectation and edification:

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Barnard's Zine Librarian joins Sara Marcus (Girls to the Front: the True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution) and Alison Piepmeier (Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism) at the Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh to talk about zines and feminism.

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When Language Runs Dry: a Zine for People with Chronic Pain and Their Allies

Call for submissions!

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From Stealing Your Education at Columbia: a User's Guide to Getting a Free Education in New York City:

Some people will say, however, that universities are actually packed with radical professors spouting revolutionary new ideas. Granted, there are some smart professors with interesting things to say, and it’s worth your time to get whatever useful information you can out of them (which is why this pamphlet exists.) But don’t be fooled by these so-called "radical" academics. If they’re so radical, why do they spend all of their time writing books and sitting in their offices? Writing and reading and sitting around should support radical activity, not substitute for it. "Radical" professors, like all professors, are just intellectual bureaucrats without the courage to pursue a radical course of action, no matter what their ideas may be. Like all professionals, they’ve sacrificed their humanness for the supposed perks (more like curses) of a middle-class life. Approach them with caution.

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Monday, April 11 6:00pm - 12:00am
Mixer 6PM ** Panel 7-9PM ** Party 9-12AM

Galapagos Art Space
16 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY

$10 Suggested Donation (but no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

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