Wikipedia:Meetup/Boston/Women in Architecture
|When and Where|
|Date:||Saturday, September 30, 2017|
|Time:||11:00 am – 2:00 pm|
|Address:||77 Massachusetts Ave, Building 7, Long lounge (7-429)|
|City/State:||Cambridge, MA 02139|
Join us for an edit-a-thon about women in architecture and architecture topics, focused especially on MIT alumna. Everyone with an interest in architecture, design, women's history or Wikipedia is welcome! If you've never edited, we will teach you. If you are an experienced editor, you are also welcome!
- 11-12: introductions; discussion: why does representation of women on Wikipedia matter; editing training; topic brainstorming
- 12-2: editing. Stay as long or as little as you like!
Snacks and some library materials will be provided; hosted by MIT NOMAS and MIT Libraries.
- Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
- Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
- Who: Anyone with a laptop! No advanced technical skills required!
- What to bring: A laptop computer (extension cords and power strips are also nice)
- RSVP encouraged: Sign up directly below.
Resources for editing
- How-to videos created by Art Feminism
- Art+Feminism Editor Resources
- Gender gap resources.
- thumb|Citing sources video tutorial -- part one
- thumb|Citing sources video tutorial -- part two
When in doubt:
- Notability Guidelines for Artists & Creative Professionals
- Notability Guidelines for Organizations
- Conflict of Interest policy
- Image Use Policy
- Article Naming & Disambiguation
- Basic tutorial
- More detailed tutorial
- Wikipedia Adventure - a silly but easy and effective tutorial!
Suggested articles for editing
This is a crowd-sourced list. Please help us by adding appropriate articles
- Lois Howe
- Mary Almy
- Eliza Newkirk Rogers
- Sophia Hayden
- Howe, Manning & Almy, Inc.
- Jean B. Fletcher
- Cambridge School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture & alumnae
existing articles that need work
missing women in architecture
- missing women architects on English Wikipedia that exist in other languages
- women in architecture article lists and references
Articles on which we worked
- Jean B. Fletcher
- The Architects Collaborative
- Yasmeen Lari
- Adelheid Gnaiger (created)
- Adeline Rispal (created)
- Kathryn H. Anthony
- Elizabeth Coit
- Minnette de Silva
- Eleanor Manning O'Connor
- Lois Howe
- Sylvia Crowe
- Brinda Somaya
- Brenda Colvin
- Anupama Kundoo
- Itsuko Hasegawa
- Olivia Chaumont (translation draft)
- Louise Blanchard Bethune
- Laurinda Hope Spear
- Lise Ann Couture
- Mary Colter
- Susan Jellicoe
- Antoinette Robain (created)
Participants - Sign Up Here!
Prior to the event:
- Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
- No? Create a Wikipedia account
- Yes? Go to Step #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
- phoebe / (talk to me) 22:35, 7 September 2017 (UTC)
- TarkusABtalk 22:49, 7 September 2017 (UTC)
- James F. (talk) 15:47, 30 September 2017 (UTC)