Wikipedia:Meetup/Berkeley/ArtAndFeminism 2015

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Berkeley ArtAndFeminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Moffitt Library, University of California, Berkeley
When and Where
Time11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
AddressBCNM Commons (near Free Speech Movement Cafe), Moffitt Library
City, StateBerkeley, California

Berkeley Center for New Media is hosting a satellite Wikipedia Art+Feminism Edit-A-Thon on March 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us at the BCNM Commons near the Free Speech Movement Cafe at Moffitt Library on University of California, Berkeley's campus. No editing experience necessary; we'll provide training and assistance.

Event information

  • Date: Saturday March 7, 2015
  • Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: BCNM Commons (next to the Free Speech Movement Cafe), Moffitt Library, University of California, Berkeley
  • Hosted by: Berkeley Center for New Media, Jill Miller and Anna Carey
  • Hashtag: #artandfeminism

Please bring a laptop and charger with you. Laptops will be available for checkout at the library but only by first come first serve basis for those with a valid Cal ID.

About

Art+Feminism aims to improve the coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia. In 2011, Wikimedia Foundation performed a comprehensive study of Wikipedia editors and users. They found that under 10% of contributors identify as female. Content is skewed as a result, so we aim to correct the dearth in comprehensive and high-quality articles relating to women in the arts. The event is in its second year and people from around the world will be converging at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and at satellite events hosted around the world.

Registration

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Please RSVP to our Facebook Event and 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.

List of articles to edit

Beginner's Lesson Plan

Resources for Editing

Outcomes

Articles Created

Articles Improved

Press