Events

Upcoming & Ongoing Events

Past Events

  • Chicago Zine Fest

    Event Date: 
    Saturday, March 26, 2011 - 10:00am

    Join us for the second annual Chicago Zine Fest! With two full floors of tablers (featuring 300 zinesters!), a full day of workshops, a DIY Film Festival curated by Eric Ayotte, lectures, and more, there's something for everyone! Make a day of it.

    ZINE EXHIBITION, 10am – 5pm
    Conaway Center (1st & 8th Floor)
    Columbia College
    1104 S. Wabash Ave.

    Visit Chicago Underground Library's Pop Up Library in the exhibition hall!

    CUL's Nell Taylor participates in Archiving The Underground: A Conversation on Zines in Academiafacilitated by J Bee & Jami Sailor at 3pm in Workshop Room 1.

    Discussion panel on the topic of zines in academia, including the growing legitimization of zines as an object of study as well as access and best practices. Panel members are still TBA but will be comprised of professors, librarians, archivists. Questions will be facilitated but panel will also be open to workshop attendee questions and input.

    For a full list of workshops, please go here:
    http://chicagozinefest.org/node/55

    ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
    All venues are wheelchair accessible.

  • SAIC's Small Press and Comics Symposium

    Event Date: 
    Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 4:00pm

    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago is happy to host the second Small Press and Comics Symposium of Chicago!!! Please join us for an evening exploring what it takes to be a Small Press publisher in the windy city, followed by a conversation with an exciting bunch of comics makers and thinkers.

    4:30 SMALL PRESS PANEL
    Moderator: Sally Alatalo

    Panelists:
    Zach Dodson, featherproof press
    Doug Fogelson, Front 40 Press
    Caroline Picard, Green Lantern Press
    Fred Sasaki, Poetry Foundation and Printers' Ball

    5:30 COMICS PANEL
    Moderator: Hillary Chute

    Panelists:
    Corrine Mucha
    Onsmith
    Aaron Renier
    Chris Ware

    6:15 MEET AND GREET
    Hang out and draw with cool comics people or chat it up with your favorite small press publishers. There will be delicious treats to accompany the merry making!

    For more information:
    http://spandcsc.tmblr.com

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