Wikipedia:Meetup/Chicago/ArtAndFeminism 2015

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SAIC 2nd annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
  • Date: Saturday, March 7, 12noon - 5pm (CST). Can’t be there the whole time? No problem. Join us for as little or as long as you like.
  • Venue: Flaxman Library, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 37 S Wabash Ave, 6th floor, Chicago, IL
  • Cost: Free
  • Participants: The event is open to anyone who wishes to attend. No Wikipedia editing experience necessary; as needed throughout the event, tutoring will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers. Female editors are particularly encouraged to attend.
  • 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.
  • What to Bring: Attendees should bring their own laptops & power cords; a state-issued photo ID is needed for a visitor's badge to gain access to the library.
  • Twitter Hashtag: #ArtAndFeminism

Women artists who worked in Chicago

Here are a few names of women who worked in Chicago for inspiration:

List of articles to edit

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon.

Lesson Plans and Tutorials for in person Trainings

Tools and templates

Confirmed Chicago attendees

Art & feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon editors in Chicago 2015
Art & feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon editors in Chicago 2015

21 individuals participated in person on March 7, 2015.

List of new articles created

Art & feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon editors in Chicago 2015

alpha by last name

  1. Candida Alvarez -- Midwestediting (talk)
  2. Gail Anderson -- Ryanhageman (talk)
  3. Collette Bangert -- in progress User:Ignotus Mago/sandbox/Collette Bangert Ignotus Mago (talk)
  4. Kathleen Blackshear -- in progress (still in draft sandbox) Auloma (talk)
  5. Sheela Gowda -- Carronlittle (talk)
  6. Amee Kamdar -- deleted by Wikipedia reviewer
  7. Eunjung Lee -- deleted by Wikipedia reviewer
  8. Sara Ludy -- deleted by Wikipedia reviewer
  9. Deborah Stratman -- Literal e (talk)
  10. Emily Wardill -- Auloma (talk)

List of articles improved

alpha by last name

  1. Catherine Bertola
  2. Nellie Huntington Gere
  3. Hella Jongerius
  4. Edmonia Lewis