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Public Hellenism: Zine Library Guide

Zine Librarian Jenna Freedman made this guide for Dimitris Antoniou's Public Hellenism class, offered by Columbia University's Modern Greek department in the summer of 2021.

History

book cover: Women and the Pamphlet Culture of Revolutionary England, 1640-1660Radical and fandom based self-publishing

  • Pamphlets
  • Thomas Paine
  • Science fiction fandom
  • Samizdat
  • Literary chapbooks
  • Alternative/underground press
  • Punk fandom
  • Riot grrrl
  • Is social media self-publishing?

Culture

Riot grrrl is... (manifesto)

Anyone can make a zine

But who does?

  • punks
  • activists
  • moms
  • students
  • teachers
  • librarians
  • permaculture enthusiasts
  • crafters
  • cooks
  • hackers

And why

  • sharing
  • loneliness
  • connecting
  • self-expression
  • self-documentation
  • me too-ing
  • giving