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Collection of zines (University of California, Irvine)
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A collection of zines acquired from UCI Libraries Annual Zinefest, various UCI courses, and events hosted by UCI Student Success Initiatives and UCI Libraries. The collection also contains 11 digital zines created by students as part of the Gender and Sexuality Studies class 100D: Queer Knowledges (Spring and Fall 2020, and Fall 2021) taught by Dr. Jeanne Scheper. Zines (short for "magazine" or "fanzine") are self-published, small-circulation booklets, pamphlets or flyers created to advance the views of the creator. Popular subjects include politics, music scenes, race and culture, fan clubs, social justice, gender and sexuality, counter-culture, art and philosophy.
1.35 Linear Feet (2 document boxes. 1 half document box, 1 oversize folder)
Property rights reside with the University of California. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.
The collection is only minimally processed, but is open for research. Researchers may request access copies to digital materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.