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April 6, 2011
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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March 27, 2011
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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March 26, 2011
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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March 25, 2011
When Language Runs Dry: a Zine for People with Chronic Pain and Their Allies Call for submissions!
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March 18, 2011
Sunday, March 20 is International Anti-Street Harassment Day
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March 13, 2011
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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March 12, 2011
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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March 10, 2011
Saturday, March 12th, 2011, 8pm Death by Audio 49 S. 2nd Street, b/w Kent & Wythe Brooklyn, NY 11211  
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March 6, 2011
Hey there! It's time for the abstracting report - this week we have a plethora of perzines and political zines for your perusal. Let's Talk About Consent, Baby by Honor | Listen to Me Whine #6 by Michelle | Lite by Nadia Yaron | Living Doll Disaster by Jennifer Whiteford | Lollygag by Deanna Lehman | Lost Star Found by Mary Fraser | Loud As Hell by Anne and Jenna | Loudmouth! by Claire Sewell | Love Bubbles by Ellisa Goldberg | Love Letter by Thara Harris | Love Letters to Monsters #3/Alabama Girl #9 (split zine) by Ciara Xyerra and Aleicia Ruscin | Love Like Pop by Rachael Kuan | Lovelace | Lovely Ugly Cruel World: The Halloween Episode by Amanda Rehagen | Lovesongs by Laura Nicole Faulds | Mind Maps by Robin Sarah Cameron | Mindfill #1 by Kisah Feder | Minimum Rock n Roll by Allison | Mischa by Natascha | Miss Mary Mack #4, #5 by Marina Vishmidt | Miss Sequential #3, S.F. 2009 by Marissa Falco | Mistake by Sarah Gion | More Signs You Do A Zine by Davida Gypsy Breier |
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