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ARCH 3901: History of Architecture and Feminism

Research guide created by Martha Tenney and Jenna Freedman to support Anooradha Siddiqi's senior seminar on Minnette de Silva

Zine Basics

What is a zine?

Zine definition from Scissors & Chainsaws No. 2 : Diary Comic Zine Made in July 2020 During International Zine Month by Nina Echozina, excerpt shared with permission

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Zine Immersion

The Readings

Photo of the artist holding the zine, opened to a page where a police officer is confronting a protestor. The zine, on red paper, is in a red box.

Content warnings: police violence, racial injustice

Find more Barnard zines to read online. (Later!)


Take two minutes to make notes about what you absorbed and how zines feel to you.


Take five minutes in a breakout room.

Why did the creators choose to make a zine?

How to the images complement or complicate the text?

Which elements appeal to you for how you'd like to communicate research and self-documentation?