Wikipedia:Meetup/Boston/ArtAndFeminism 2016

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Art+Feminism Edit-A-Thon
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When and Where
DateSaturday, March 5, 2016
Time12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
AddressMassachusetts Institute of Technology campus
MIT Libraries
Digital Instruction Resource Center (DIRC)
14N-132 DIRC
City, StateCambridge, MA 02139

Please join us for a fun, inclusive one-day event that brings together diverse communities to create and improve Wikipedia articles related to women in the arts. Despite its wide reach, Wikipedia suffers from a severe gender imbalance: since most editors are men, articles conform to men's interests and perspectives. In an effort to change this, we are gathering diverse women and allies together to celebrate women's cultural achievements and discuss openly ongoing challenges caused by structural sexism. (Learn more about the gender gap at WikiProject Women. More about Art+Feminism campaign on their page.)

This event is hosted by MIT Libraries and is open to the public.

Event information[edit]

Please bring a laptop if possible. There will be a limited number of computers available.

  • Etherpad - use this to communicate with other editors on day of

What to expect[edit]

No Wikipedia editing experience necessary; as needed throughout the event, tutoring will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers. Women editors, especially women of color and diverse gender expression, are particularly encouraged to attend. If you are unfamiliar with Wikipedia, you can get a head start with this this training module.

Also, snacks.

Resources for editing[edit]

Suggested articles for editing[edit]

This is a crowd-sourced list. Please help us by adding appropriate articles

Articles to create[edit]

Articles to improve[edit]

See also: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Tasks

Articles created/improved[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Aida Muluneh -- Ailujeneri (talk), Gkuriger (talk)
  2. Bessie Breuer -- Grumpypie (talk)
  3. Betye Saar -- Ailujeneri (talk)
  4. Ceija Stojka -- Ailujeneri (talk)
  5. Coro Allegro -- Lizzie24601 (talk)
  6. Eleanor Ward -- Venlejes (talk)
  7. Ghisha Koenig -- added headings, added many sentences and citations, and an infobox -- Gkuriger (talk)
  8. Laurie Toby Edison -- Pi.1415926535 (talk)
  9. Margaret Kilgallen -- Morris moss (talk)
  10. Margaret Mayall -- Phoebe (talk)
  11. Marjory Collins -- Ailujeneri (talk)
  12. Maryanne Amacher -- added citations, added works/discography/events -- Pixmaven (talk)
  13. Muriel Cooper -- Cmyok (talk)
  14. Nikolay Bugay -- Lizzie24601 (talk)
  15. Olga Wisinger-Florian -- began editing bio, incomplete -- Lizzie24601 (talk)
  16. Prathia Hall -- Phoebe (talk)
  17. Rosa Bonheur -- de-genered many sections of article, and cleaned it up significantly -- Rtbhive (talk)
  18. Ruth Orkin -- filled in life and exhibition information -- Morris moss (talk)
  19. Signe Baumane -- added citations, added infobox, sections on Rocks in My Pockets and Themes -- Wu-wu-wu-world (talk)
  20. Southern New England Trunkline Trail -- Pi.1415926535 (talk)
  21. Stable Gallery -- Venlejes (talk)
  22. Susan Collis -- added background and works, updated CV, added citations -- Talimebanana (talk)
  23. WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution -- some reorganizing -- Lizzie24601 (talk)
  24. Woonsocket Depot -- Pi.1415926535 (talk)

Articles created/improved[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Patricia Van Ness -- Lizzie24601 (talk)
  1. Draft:Alisa Wells -- Gkuriger (talk), Cmyok (talk)
  2. Draft:Anne Poor -- Grumpypie (talk)
  3. Draft:Yvonne Drewry -- grammar and citation edits -- Powelsar (talk)

External links[edit]

Participants - Sign Up Here![edit]

Prior to the event:

  1. Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
    No? Create a Wikipedia account
    Yes? Go to Step #2
  2. Sign up! Add your Wikipedia User Name to this section by clicking the blue button below (follow instructions). Your name will be added to the bottom of this page
Don't worry! If you haven't edited Wikipedia before and don't have a Wikipedia User Name yet, we will help you on the day of the event! And remember to have fun!

  1. Ailujeneri (talk) 00:49, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  2. Alli.gofman (talk) 19:13, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  3. Cmyok (talk) 14:30, 20 February 2016 (UTC)
  4. Didotwite (talk) 17:40, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  5. Geographic81 (talk) 13:58, 22 February 2016 (UTC)
  6. Gkuriger (talk) 17:57, 4 February 2016 (UTC)
  7. grumpypie (talk)
  8. Lizzie24601 (talk) 18:31, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  9. Mmabey (talk) 14:27, 19 January 2016 (UTC)
  10. Morris moss (talk) 17:52, 2 March 2016 (UTC)
  11. phoebe / (talk to me) 19:52, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  12. Pi.1415926535 (talk) 17:06, 18 February 2016 (UTC)
  13. Pixmaven (talk) 15:28, 1 March 2016 (UTC)
  14. Powelsar (talk) 18:44, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  15. ProfeTeeRoh (talk) 05:03, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  16. Rtbhive (talk) 20:55, 11 February 2016 (UTC)
  17. Talimebanana (talk) 18:31, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  18. Venlejes (talk) 18:32, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  19. Wu-wu-wu-world (talk) 04:13, 5 March 2016 (UTC)