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WMST 2150: Intersectional Feminisms

Zine librarian Jenna Freedman made this guide to accompany Mayuko Nakatsuka's section of Sarah Ohmer's Intersectional Feminisms class at Barnard College.

Read and Discuss

Zine sampler! Show and tell with a selection of zines.

[Content: curse words, sexuality, nudity, trauma]

  • What does the zine say about its creator--directly or indirectly?
  • Why do you think they chose a zine as their medium?
  • Are there graphics in the zine? Handwriting? Collages? Do they complement or complicate the text?
  • Discuss any elements of review or critique in the zine.

Zines Are

Nijsten, Nina. Scissors & Chainsaws No. 2 : Diary Comic Zine Made in July 2020 During International Zine Month. Gent, Belgium: Nina Nijsten, 2020.

A Little More About Zines


Sandner, David. “Zines to the Future! The Secret History of Zines.” StoryMapJS. Accessed October 6, 2020.

Note: sharing this timeline is not a 100% endorsement. It's useful, but I have some issues.