This Saturday (May 12th) the FIT graduate program in Fashion and Textiles Studies is organizing a symposium on Fashion Journalism. It takes place from 10-6:00pm at the Boardroom, Marvin Feldman Center (C Building) and will feature a range of papers from FIT graduate students on fashion journalism from the 17th century to the present. Of particular interest are the lectures on Virginia Pope, the former fashion editor of the New York Times and another one on the beginnings of Seventeen magazine. The last talk of the day will feature the history of the fanzine, and will include 'zines such as Cheap Date, Hot Apricot, and just possibly, Fashion Projects. This event is free and open to the public.