Wanett Clyde

Collections Management Librarian @ City Tech

Wanett Clyde is the Collections Management Librarian at City Tech. She researches the intersection of Fashion & Black history.

Contact

718-260-5496

Positions

Collections Management Libarian, Ursula C. Schwerin Library, New York City College of Technology
Adjunct Reference & Digital Outreach Librarian, Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center

Academic Interests

Film and screenwriting. Fashion and textile history. Garment construction innovation and design. And their intersection with Black American and African history.

Education

Graduate Center, CUNY
MA, Liberal Studies
2016-2019

Clarion University of Pennsylvania
MLIS, Library & Information Science
2011-2012

Brooklyn College, CUNY
BA Film/Screenwriting
2003-2007

Borough of Manhattan Community College
AA, Liberal Arts
1998-2000


Online publications

PUNK: Chaos To Couture РA Review 
Handmarker’s Factory
handmakersfactory.com.au/blogs/blog/61375107-punk-chaos-to-couture-a-review

Designers of Color in Fashion History: Patrick Kelly
Handmaker’s Factory
handmakersfactory.com.au/blogs/blog/61373891-designers-of-color-in-fashion-history-patrick-kelly

Designers of Color in Fashion History: Jay Jaxon
Handmaker’s Factory
handmakersfactory.com.au/blogs/blog/61383875-designers-of-color-in-fashion-history

Stephen Burrows: When Fashion Danced – A Review
Handmaker’s Factory
handmakersfactory.com.au/blogs/blog/61220547-stephen-burrows-when-fashion-danced

The (Unexpected) Emotional Impact of Archiving |WITNESS Blog
archiving.witness.org/2015/08/the-unexpected-emotional-impact-of-archiving/

Frida Kahlo: Fashion As The Art of Being |Fashion Studies Journal
fashionstudiesjournal.org/commentary/2016/11/12/fashion-culture-frida-kahlo-fashion-as-the-art-of-being

Black Fashion Designers | Fashion Studies Journal
fashionstudiesjournal.org/reviews-1/2016/12/11/black-fashion-designers

Diversity Panels vs Diversity on Panels | Graduate Center Library Blog
https://gclibrary.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2017/01/10/lacuny-rbms-diversity-in-diversity-themed-conferences/

panels & Presentations

LACUNY Dialogues: Librarianship Beyond the Library (2017)
Presented | Researching Fashion: What They Wore and How It Was Made

Performing the Archive
(2017)
Moderated Unveiling the Archives: A Paneled Reading
Co-curated the coordinating visual display at the Graduate Center Library

Race Matters Unconference (2017)
Participated in planning and moderated discussions groups

Inaugural MALS Lightning Talks (2017)
Presented | Researching Fashion: What They Wore and How It Was Made

LACUNY Grace-Ellen McCrann Lectures (2017)
Presented | Researching Fashion: What They Wore and How it was Made

Zines as Creative Resistance (2018)
Co-curated the Zines as Creative Resistance visual display at the Graduate Center
Co-moderated the coordinating panel discussion

MALS Current Research in Fashion Studies (2018)
Presented | Clothing the Black Body in Slavery

The Association of Dress Historians New Research in Dress History Conference (2018)
Presented | Clothing the Black Body in Slavery in America, 1700-1865

Self-Published

Black & Vintage Zine: At the Intersection of Fashion & Black History
Vol. 1 Summer 2017

Blog: sownbrooklyn.com/2017/06/30/blackandvintagevol1/

Suppliers:
Bluestockings
172 Allen Street
New York, New York 10002