Wanett Clyde

Collections Management Librarian @ City Tech

Wanett Clyde is the Collections Management Librarian at City Tech. She is currently enrolled in the GC's MALS program researching the intersection of Fashion & Black history.

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wclyde@citytech.cuny.edu
Website
http://cuny.is/wanettclyde
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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

Academic Interests

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

Positions
  • Collections Management LibarianUrsula C. Schwerin LibraryNYC College of Technology
  • Adjunct Reference & Digital Outreach LibrarianMina Rees LibraryCUNY Graduate Center
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

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