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Gleeson Zine Library


Gleeson Zine Collective collaborates with teachers to provide zine workshops tailored to classroom projects, learning objectives, and themes.

Past Classes


  • Agarwal and Kelch: Three sessions on typography



  • Miranda: Ignatian Literary magazine
  • Buzbee: MFA Blurred Boundaries Seminar, History of zines.
  • Silver: Community Garden Outreach.
  • Silver: ENVA 390 -- Food/Culture/Storytelling
  • Buenafe-Ze: ANTH 200 -- Introduction to anthropology
  • Wofford and Dean: Art and Poetry
  • Muscat Scholars


  • Wofford and Rader: Art and poetry, zines and copyright
  • Jacobson: Writing in Sociology, workshop and follow up session
  • Wofford: Comics in the margins, zine making forms
  • Aninag: Ignatian Literary magazine, minizine as promotional material


We have zine making workshops in the Gleeson Library each semester.  We work with faculty and student groups to provide other presentations and workshops.

Upcoming Workshops

No workshops are currently scheduled. Check back soon!

Past Workshops

Spring 2020

Black History Month Zine Workshop

February 27, 2020 4:00 - 7:00 PM

Gleeson Library 2nd Floor, Black Resource Center

Come together with Gleeson Zine Library to close out Black History Month at this zine-making workshop. Make zines about Black history, Black lives, and Black stories - even YOUR story! Everyone is welcome! All materials provided!


zine making tools

Fall 2019

October 3, 2019 4:00 - 8:00 PM

Gleeson Library, Thacher Gallery

Join us for an evening of reading zines, talking zines, and making zines!

Contribute a page to a collaborative zine inspired by the art of René Yañez, whose work is currently on display in the Gallery. Or create a zine of your own.





Spring 2019

February 28, 2019 4:00 - 8:00 PM

Gleeson Library Lobby

Join us for an evening of reading zines, talking zines, and making zines!






Fall 2018

September 13, 2018 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Gleeson Library 2nd Floor

Come when you can but only leave when you absolutely have to!





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