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WMST 3138: Affect and Activism

This guide is for Manijeh Moradian's class in spring 2023. Archivists Obden Mondésir and Martha Tenney, librarian Liam Adler, and zine librarian Jenna Freedman.

WGSS & Zine Librarian

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Liam Adler



Photo of the Barnard Zine Library stacks: shelves of zines, blue Zines name plateBarnard's zines reflect the Barnard College student population with regard to gender. We have zines by women, nonbinary people, and trans men, with a collection emphasis on zines by women of color and a newer effort to acquire more zines by trans women. We collect zines on feminism and femme identity by people of all genders. The zines are personal and political publications on  teenage girlhoods, punk cultures, COVID-19, riot grrrl, feminisms, LGBTQIA experiences, BIPOC identities, popular culture, travel, political activism, comics, physical and mental health, body image, gender nonconformity, discrimination, DIY and crafting, cooking, friendship, and much more. 

Our zines are at the lower end of the production level scale and typically cost $10 or less, with most of them in the $1-$5 range.

screenshot of CLIO catalog record for Tenacious, which can be found here