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Loud on Paper Library Guide

This guide provides information on the Fall 2022 event, zines, and how to make a zine.

Credits

Guide Created By: Dr. Rachel Bonini (March 2022)

Last Edited By: Dr. Jerilyn Tinio (October 26, 2022)

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Welcome!

Loud on Paper callout flyer for zine making event 10/26/22 from 3-4:15pm, STEW 279

How to Use this Guide

Welcome!

In this guide, you will find up-to-date information on zines, the Loud on Paper: Fall 2022 Lecture & Zine-Making Workshop, the nature of student participation, the motivations behind this event, and how you can get involved. Updates and additions will be made to this guide until the time of the event.

The pages of this guide provide information about zines as well as zine culture and history. You will also find resources that will show you how to make a zine and give you some ideas for what you might want to include in your zine. If you want to learn even more about zines, check out the Resources tab.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Asian American Studies Library Liaison, Professor Jerilyn Pia Tinio (jtinio@purdue.edu). 

We hope this guide will inspire you to have fun and start creating!

Mimi Thi Nguyen on Zines, Art, & Activism

Mimi Thi Nguyen, zine artist and Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, discusses how she uses zine-making and art to express her political ideas and to support social justice movements. Watch below to listen to Dr. Nguyen on the relationship between art and politics, zines, fantasy illustration, and finding self-care inspiration through Keanu Reeves! Check out her zine Evolution of a Race Riot #1.

Selected Works:

Mimi Thi Nguyen. “Zine.” In Keywords for Comics Studies, edited by Ramzi Fawaz, Shelley Streeby, and Deborah Elizabeth Whaley 233–237. New York: NYU Press, 2021.

 ____. “Minor Threats.” Radical History Review 122 (2015): 11–24. https://doi.org/10.1215/01636545-2849495.

 ____.“Riot Grrrl, Race, and Revival.” Women & Performance 22, no. 2–3 (2012): 173–96. https://doi.org/10.1080/0740770X.2012.721082.

____.The Gift of Freedom War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages. Durham, N.C: Duke University Press, 2012.

Nguyen, Mimi Thi, and Thuy Linh N. Tu. Alien Encounters Popular Culture in Asian America. Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.

Loud on Paper Event Zine

Check out our Loud on Paper zine for the event, by Bethany Hohman!