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Feminism and Zines — Registration Closed

Saturday, April 23, 2011  
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for a Feminism and Zines event. Sara Marcus, author of Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riotgrrrl Revolution; Alison Piepmeier, author of Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism; and Jenna Freedman, zine librarian at Barnard College, are guest speakers.


10 AM - 11 AM
Meet, greet, eat

11 AM - 12 PM
Alison Piepmeier on the history of print materials in feminism—handbills to zines

12 PM - 1 PM
Sara Marcus on the Riotgrrrl movement and blogs vs. zines

1 PM - 2 PM

2 PM - 3:30 PM
Jenna Freedman presents a slide show with scanned zine covers, and leads a participatory discussion of '90s and contemporary feminist zines

3:30 PM - 4 PM
Open mic: read excerpts from your favorite feminist zines

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