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This week we added zines about sobriety, savagery, the good and the bad, trauma aware tattooing, sex work, queer friendships, radical Filipines, antiviolence work, and zine reviews.

To kick off the last month of summer, we bring you the August 2021 issue of @barnlib. Keep reading for news and highlights from the BLAIS Staff! 

This week we added zines about college life as filtered through Facebook, missing friends in Covid times, South Asian feminism, pandemic behind bars, depression, the aftermath of incest, and patterns for 7-day candle prayers. 

We added zines from Columbia organizations (South Asian Feminisms Alliance and IRWGS que(e)ry collective), daily comics from a middle-aged lesbian cappuccino enthusiast, zines and coloring books from Mexico and Chile about animals, trees, sex, and feminism; an APA citation primer; a zine about a public library, and a 2007 anarchafeminist comp zine from Ireland.

In the heat and humidity of the summer, we bring you the July 2021 issue of @barnlib. Keep reading for news and highlights from the BLAIS Staff!  

Katie Brady (BC '20), Post-Baccalaureate Fellow for the Vagelos Computational Science Center, leaves Barnard to work on software development for a startup whose mission she is very excited about.

This week we added zines about JK Rowling's take on transgender women, Asian Pacific American students at Barnumbia, Mexican women artists, how to make zines, nudity in court, animated gifs, and a woman mourning her grandfather while eating a box of Godiva chocolate truffles. Four of the zines are in Spanish.

The Movement Lab has opened applications for its Post Baccalaureate Fellowship position. This full-time, year-long job will help develop skills and technical / creative / collaborative insights through assisting in the operational logistics of running the Movement Lab, along with supporting the research and development of a personal creative project. You must be a resent Barnard/Columbia graduate in order to apply.  

Did you know we have zines in our collection from almost 50 countries in more than a dozen languages? That includes these French zines you can read on the way to storming the Bastille in July!

This week we added zines about Asian American diaspora, moving karaoke and group dance activities online during quarantine, the manager of Chicago zine hub Quimby's,  "bad" zines, poems about lovers, River Phoenix and Gus Van Sant, an anxious New Zealand teen, gender nonconformity, self-care for teens, and Sri Lankan architect Minnette de Silva.

With the summer sun beating down, we bring you the June 2021 issue of @barnlib. Keep reading for news and highlights from the BLAIS Staff! 

Saima Akhtar is the Associate Director for the Vagelos Computational Science Center (CSC)

 

This week we added zines about community care, corporate feminism, activism in education, climate change, life after a brain injury, coming out, Animal Crossing appreciation (in 2009), gender identity and fashion, a break-up, and daily comics by a lesbian foodie and cat lady in LA.

This week we added zines and comics about quarantine life, digital horror, queer teenhood and Heavens to Betsy, scenes from nature, mental health in librarianship and archives, constraint, Asian American activism, and zines made by Athena Center's Leadership in Action teens from around the world.