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Riot Grrrls and Radical Women--and Zines


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Riot Grrrls and Radical Women--and Zines

  1. 1. Riot Grrls and Radical Women SUNY Purchase Professor Mary Kosut Librarians Jenna Freedman (Barnard) and Sarah VanGundy (Purchase) October 6, 2009
  2. 2. introduction to zines <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Types </li></ul><ul><li>Who/why </li></ul><ul><li>Barnard zines </li></ul>
  3. 3. radical politics in zines <ul><li>Choose a zine, report back on one or more of these questions: </li></ul><ul><li>Why did the artist/writer choose this medium? What makes it a zine and not a pamphlet, chap book, newsletter, magazine, or blog post? </li></ul><ul><li>How do the visual elements or style support or contradict the text? </li></ul><ul><li>What is radical about this zine? </li></ul>
  4. 4. library stuff <ul><li>Zines website </li></ul><ul><li>Using CLIO to find zines </li></ul><ul><li>Be our friend on Facebook, Flickr, LiveJournal, or MySpace. Follow the library on Twitter. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Jenna Freedman [email_address] , 212.854.4615, IM: BarnardLibJenna </li></ul>