Megnot Mulugeta and Jade Levine interview each other about working in the zine library.
Barnard Zine Library News
This week we added zines about being transgender and disabled, the punk scene in Ecuador in the early 2000s, zine and other special collections at DePaul, MICA, Hennepin County, and other Minnesota libraries, gentrification in the Bronx, a disabled person's visit with their grandma, the significance of names to Barnard students, teaching with zines, Rocket from the Crypt fandom, and teaching with zines.
This week we added zines about blobs, choice feminism, communing with nature, attempts to cure artist's block, Sherlock slash fiction, waitressing life, Bronx community activism, Lower East Side community activism, the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire, and Puerto Rican activism in New York City.
This week we added zines about masturbation, Team Dresch fandom and growing up queer, growing up Salvadoran, secrets, sex work, aging, growing up Hindu, this year's NYC Feminist Zinefest, last year's QTPOC Sister Spit tour, traveling in Japan, living in San Francisco, and behing a tourist in Europe.
Last February, middle schoolers from the Blue School took a field trip to the Barnard Zine Library.
This week we added zines about Columbia Lit Hum, the zine collection at Lehman College, mental illness and recovery, queer kink, misogyny in the Trump administration, child rheumatoid arthritis, a break-up, zine pedagogy, and turn-of-the-21st-century teen feminism.
We moved over 1600 zines into the Barnard Archives from Spring 2016 to Spring 2019!
This week we added zines about ableist microaggressions, femme culture, the dark side of technology, camping, Asian American heritage, meeting Ursula Le Guin, popular culture, Quechua, Quechua for kids, dating and being slovenly, making really good cappuccinos, living in polyamory, and eating in Brazil.
This week we added zines about capitalism, cell phone filmmaking, Columbia trying to privatize a public park, femme art, shrinking cis men to pocket size, letter-writing, self-defense (in Spanish), how an incarcerated woman feels about being rehabilitated, dating and breaking up, being a sick witch, Tejana queers, and a comic about hot dogs and the 2018 NYC Feminist Zinefest program.