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SLIS Grad Jenna Freedman Will Speak At The NY Art Book Fair

The NY Book Fair will take place on Oct. 2-4, 2009

The NY Book Fair will take place on Oct. 2-4, 2009

Jenna Freedman, a SLIS alumna, will be speaking about zines in libraries at The NY Art Book Fair. She is scheduled to speak on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 2pm. The fair will be held at the P.S. 1. Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City, Queens, and will showcase a diverse selection of noteworthy contemporary art publications.

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Jenna Freeman

A Bio From Jenna Freeman’s Blog:

Jenna Freedman is a zine librarian and librarian zinester. She is the Coordinator of Reference Services at Barnard College in NYC and a member of Radical Reference, a collective of library workers that meets the research needs of activists and independent journalists. She has published articles on zine librarianship and presented around the United States and in France on that topic as well as on other themes of library activism. She is the 2007 winner of the Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award, a 2003 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, and edits a zine reviews column for LJ.



2 Responses

  1. I’m speaking with fellow USF Alum Susan Thomas!

  2. it was a great event! I graduated in 2000 and I think Jenna was a year or semester ahead of me.

    I work at Borough of Manhattan Community College/City University of New York and previously worked at Pratt Institute Library. Read my article on art & design zines in fall 2009 Art Documentation.


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