The Tactile Proof of Alternative Media For homework I asked you to browse my list of categories/cases from alternative media and/or DIY publishers and think about which categories/cases you were most interested in. Make this known via this form and I’ll make groups while you work… Riot Grrrl: DIY slides In our last class you … Continue reading Case study: Riot Grrrl
Activity: Summarize your assigned section of Streitmatter’s chapter using a storyboard — you can make a mini-zine or use Powerpoint, Keynote, or Prezi. But the images and story must summarize your section in multiple panels. These include: Group 1: intro & “Raising a Revolutionary Voice” Group 2: “Stopping Police Brutality” & “Embracing Self-Defense Cum Violence” … Continue reading Case study: The Black Panther
Put your pile of zines on the table and line up. Take one of each mini-zine and sit down. When it’s your turn to share, tell us about: your idea, how you got it, and how the zine is a reflection of your personality or identity your production process the reproduction process (the copies and … Continue reading Sharing mini-zines
- Ask me three questions about the syllabus.
- Ordering zines: how did this go?
- Making mini-zines: how did this go?
Once you get settled, please navigate to this site (diy.futureofwriting.com) and take this survey. Zines: What are they? A significant part of the first half of the course is dedicated to zines. As scholar Stephen Duncombe famously argued in his book Zines: Notes from Underground, it’s easier to hold, look at, and read zines than … Continue reading Welcome to Self-Publishing!
Self Publishing is a new course offered this Fall 2019 that introduces students to a range of tools and strategies for producing, selling, promoting, and crowdfunding a variety of writing projects, from poems and short stories to blogs and comics. The course will count as 3 credits toward the Publishing and Writing for the Public … Continue reading Don’t wait for someone to publish your writing — do it yourself.