The Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture, part of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University, announces the availability of Mary Lily Research Grants for research travel to their collections.
There's going to be a panel with the authors of the graphic novel Marzi: A Memoir this Friday, October 28, in Butler Library, rm. 523 at 4:30. The novel takes a unique look at growning up under communist rule.
Looking for a first hand account of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Check out this new zine I Went to Palestine by Rachel Rabble.
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. ♥♥♥
You know that feeling you get on your birthday when you're seven years old and there's a giant wrapped gift box waiting for you when you wake up? That sweet mixture of excitement, nervousness, and curiosity about what amazing things you're going to find inside? That's how I felt when I opened this donation from A.j. Michel (whose website you can access by clicking her name!). There are 77 new zines waiting to enter our lovely collection… one might say we have "zines for days" here at the Barnard Library. Here are the highlights:
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.
Are you on We Make Zines? If not, you should be! Check out the Feminist Zinesters Group there.
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!
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!