Wikipedia:Meetup/Atlanta/ArtAndFeminism 2017

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Emory University
2017 Art+Feminism
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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When and Where
DateTuesday, March 21, 2017
Time5:30 pm – 8:00 pm EDT
AddressWoodruff Library
Emory University
540 Asbury Circle
City, StateAtlanta, GA 30322

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
  • Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm EDT
  • Location: Woodruff Library, Emory University, 540 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322
  • Participants: No Wikipedia editing experience necessary; as needed throughout the event, tutoring will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers.
  • RSVP by signing your username below! If you are unfamiliar with Wikipedia, you might try this training module which will help explain a lot of things, including how to add your signature.
  • If possible, please create a Wikipedia account before the event if you have not already done so.
  • What to Bring: Attendees can bring their own laptops and power cords; however, there will be computers available. We will also have dinner, reference materials, training, and subject experts on hand. You will need a picture ID to enter the library.

Emory's Art + Feminism Edit-a-Thon will be held as part of Social Justice Week at Emory.

List of articles to edit[edit]

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion (or to be created) during the edit-a-thon. They are listed by their Wikipedia quality grade, which tells you how robust the article is. We would love participants to suggest other articles related to women artists and social justice. You can do that here in advance or at the event.

Draft articles (need the most work):

Stub-class articles:

  • Barbara Chase-Riboud (b. 1939) – internationally acclaimed visual artist, bestselling novelist and award-winning poet
  • Doris Derby – activist, documentary photographer and retired adjunct associate professor of anthropology at Georgia State University
  • Katherine Mitchell (b. 1944) – American abstract painter based in Atlanta

Start-class articles:

  • Susan Bee (b. 1952) – a New York City-based painter, editor, and book artist
  • Julie Chen – American book artist
  • Samella Lewis (b. 1925) – African-American artist (primarily a printmaker and painter), author, art historian and former educator
  • Bea Nettles (b. 1942) – fine art photographer, author, and book artist
  • Dianora Niccolini (b. 1936) – fine art photographer who is widely considered to be one of the female pioneers in the photography of the male nude
  • Lucy May Stanton (1875-1931) – American painter from Atlanta
  • Mildred Thompson (1936-2003) – American artist who worked in the media of painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and photography. She was also a writer and an associate editor for the magazine Art Papers, based in Atlanta

C-class articles:

  • Amalia Amaki (b. 1959) – African-American artist, art historian, educator, film critic and curator; Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa since 2007.
  • Camille Billops (b. 1933) – African-American sculptor, filmmaker, archivist, and printmaker

Uncategorized:

  • Mary E. Hutchinson (1906-1970) – artist and teacher in the New York Federal Art Project under the Works Progress Administration
  • Linda Armstrong (b. 1950s) – American artist and instructor of Sculpture at Emory University

See also: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Tasks

Registration[edit]

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Please add your Wikipedia username to the appropriate section below (signatures are created by saving four tildes [~] in a row). If you haven't edited Wikipedia before, we will help you register for a new Wikipedia editing account on the day of the event.
Example: Copy these symbols ~~~~ into a new bullet below, open section, paste the four tilde symbols, save, and Wikipedia will automatically add your user name and talk page

Resources for editing[edit]

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