Zine Librarians (Un)Conference
Seattle, Washington, March 14 and 15, 2009
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<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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
The event is FREE, but there may be a small, voluntary donation for food and/or materials.
To register to attend the (un)conference and join the discussion, visit the wiki:
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! <http://seattle-zine-unconference.wikispaces.com/Zine+Reading>
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:
- Proposals <http://seattle-zine-unconference.wikispaces.com/proposals>
- 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<http://seattle-zine-unconference.wikispaces.com/proposals-zineanatomy>
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.
For more information about the Zine Librarians (Un)Conference, contact:
Alycia Sellie, firstname.lastname@example.org