Zine Librarians (un)Conference in Seattle, March 14-15

Zine librarians, collectors and creators are invited to the Richard Hugo House and the Zine Archive and Publishing Project for two days of discussion and presentation centered around the collecting and organizing of zines; be they in libraries, archives, infoshops, basements, or living rooms.

Blending a traditional conference with the Unconference model, this gathering will be participatory and open. Workshops will be scheduled, and discussions of cataloging, organizing and promoting zine collections are expected, among other topics. All members of the zine community, including non-librarians, are invited to join in and take part.

An outline of events and further information is available on the event’s wiki: http://seattle-zine-unconference.wikispaces.com/ Please visit the wiki to register your attendance, help plan the events, and volunteer.

SAVE THE DATE:

March 14 and 15, 2009
10 am – 5 pm
Location: Zine Archive Publishing Project (ZAPP) at The Richard Hugo House
1634 11th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
206-322-7030

The event is FREE, but there may be a small, voluntary donation for food and/or materials.

TO REGISTER:

To register to attend the (un)conference and join the discussion, visit the wiki: http://seattle-zine-unconference.wikispaces.com/Register

REGISTER DEADLINE: March 6th, Friday.

READ YOUR ZINE!

7pm March 14th at Cafe Allegro (1408 NE 42nd Street,between University Way and 15th Ave). Join zine creators, readers and librarians in this celebration of self-publishing. If you’d like to read, please sign up here!

CALL FOR WORKSHOPS:

If you are interested in leading a one-hour workshop during the conference, please submit the following information by creating a page for it on this wiki and listing it on the proposals page by Friday, February 28th, 2009:

1. The title of your workshop
2. Your name and a very brief biography of all workshop leaders (1-3 sentences each)
3. A brief (100 word) summary of topics you would address
4. Any tools, equipment or technology that would be required
5. Add your proposal to this list:
1. Proposals
2. And then create a page for it (You’ll need to be logged into the wiki to do so) and link to it. (As in the example of Zine Anatomy)

Guidelines for workshops: We are interested in hosting workshops that will be informational, how-to’s and describe a task, skill or scheme that another zine library would find useful. This could be hands-on, or a presentation of what your library has done well. Note: This is a call only for workshops that require extensive pre-planning, are practical in nature, or require specific materials. We will also have facilitated discussions at the conference, but those will be selected at the conference itself. List of potential discussion topics. Please add yours!

For more information about the Zine Librarians (Un)Conference, contact: Alycia Sellie, alyciasellie@gmail.com

7 Responses to 'Zine Librarians (un)Conference in Seattle, March 14-15'

  1. Excellent way of telling, and pleasant paragraph to get facts
    concerning my presentation topic, which i am going to
    deliver in school.

  2. Hi there i am kavin, its my first occasion to commenting anywhere, when i read this
    article i thought i could also create comment due to this good piece of writing.

  3. jquery says:

    Hello there! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a collection of volunteers and
    starting a new initiative in a community in the same niche.
    Your blog provided us beneficial information to work on. You have done a marvellous
    job!

  4. Available in various forms, and designs, dog bowls must be selected
    after careful consideration, but finding the right dog bowl is
    easier than you may have thought. Dogs following this route will
    need to have achieved their champion status before
    entering the Westminster Dog Show. All was well, except now Archie would stay at home with his newfound friend Amos instead of gallivanting the city with Warhol.

  5. porn says:

    I have read so many posts on the topic of
    the blogger lovers except this post is genuinely a good paragraph, keep it up.

  6. Garrett says:

    hi!,I love your writing very much! percentage we communicate more about
    your post on AOL? I need an expert on this area to unravel my problem.
    Maybe that’s you! Taking a look forward to see you.

  7. Howdy! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a group of volunteers and starting a new initiative in a community in the same niche.

    Your blog provided us useful information to work on. You have done a
    marvellous job!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*