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The History of Zines with Cristina Favretto

  • Girls' Club 117 Northeast 2nd Street Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301 United States (map)

Free and open to the public

Girls' Club hosts Cristina V. Favretto, Head of Special Collections at University of Miami’s Otto G. Richter Library, for a lecture and discussion on the history of zines. Learn about the medium and zine culture, trace its history with examples from the UM Special Collection Library from the 1700s to today.

Cristina Favretto joined the faculty of the University of Miami libraries in 2008 as the Head of Special Collections. This Department houses the Libraries’ collections of rare books and manuscripts, which also include rare maps, photographs, scrap books, art work, and oral histories and other historical materials.  Cristina is responsible for further building and facilitating access for these collections, with the aim of forming a world-class research collection.  She and her team also curate physical and virtual exhibits, host class visits, and work with community members to ensure that the rich history of South Florida is preserved and made available to researchers everywhere.

Doors open at 6pm, lecture begins at 6:30pm.

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