Wikipedia:Meetup/Kansas/ArtAndFeminism 2016

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University of Kansas
2016 Art+Feminism
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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When and Where
Date:Saturday, March 26, 2016
Time:12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Address:University of Kansas Art and Architecture Library
Spencer Museum of Art-Level 1
University of Kansas
1301 Mississippi Street
City/State:Lawrence, KS 66045
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Event information[edit]

  • Date: Saturday, March 26, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Location: University of Kansas Art and Architecture Library, Spencer Museum of Art-Level 1, University of Kansas, 1301 Mississippi Street, Lawrence, KS 66045
  • Hosts: University of Kansas Libraries, The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, the Spencer Museum of Art, and the Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Please bring your laptop with you! Participants are strongly encouraged to create a Wikipedia account prior to the event by clicking "create account" in the upper right hand corner of any Wikipedia page. Don't forget to bring your username and password with you to the event.

Wikipedia’s content and community skews male, creating significant gaps in an increasingly important repository of shared knowledge. We invite you to address this absence in an half-day, communal updating of Wikipedia’s entries related to art and feminism. There will be tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, digital and print materials to reference, and light refreshments provided. Bring your own laptop, power cord, and ideas for entries that need updating or creation. Public computers are available, but limited. Attendees are encouraged to edit any entry of interest related to art, feminism, gender studies, and LGBTQ issues.

All are welcome!

To access the KU Art and Architecture Library please use the doors on the west side of the Spencer Museum of Art. Since the event is on the weekend you can freely park in the Red Lot just North of the building, lot 91. Please click on the image to the right for a map of the area.

For general information about Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon events please visit http://art.plusfeminism.org/

List of articles to edit[edit]

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon, but you are welcome to work on anything you like. Please note: This is a crowdsourced list. You can help us by adding to it! (The following list can also be found at: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Tasks)

"Click "Show" below on the right of each section to view lists of articles to be created or expanded."

MoMA - Modern Women[edit]

MoMA - Modern Women

The following is the full list of artists are included in the Museum of Modern Art's Modern Women book.

Women with works in the collection of the Museum Catharijneconvent[edit]

Women with works in the collection of the Museum Catharijneconvent

The Museum Catharijneconvent also is interested in supporting the 2015 edit-a-thon and have contributed their list of female artists in the collection, along with a challenge for the Wikimedia community. They are interested in information regarding an artist they refer to as 'Ase' who signed his/her works with "AX". They think this is probably a woman. Contact person at the museum is Marieke Wickham.

For this list in nlwiki, see here. To look up a name on their website, see here

Women children's book illustrators[edit]

Women children's book illustrators

Feminist Art Base[edit]

Artists from the Feminist Art Base

The following list of artists are included on Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art's Feminist Art Base but do not yet have Wikipedia articles.

Global Feminisms[edit]

Artists from the "Global Feminisms" exhibition
The following list of artists are from Global Feminisms, an exhibition of feminist art at the Brooklyn Museum curated by Maura Reilly and Linda Nochlin.

WACK![edit]

Artists from WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution
The following list of artists had their works exhibited at WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution (presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles from 4 March - 16 July 2007) but do not have Wikipedia articles.

Misc. works to create/expand[edit]

Misc. works to create/expand

Misc. articles to create/expand[edit]

Misc. articles to create/expand

See Category:WikiProject Women artists articles

Misc. non-biographies to create/expand[edit]

Misc. non-biographies to create/expand

Lists needing expansion and/or cleanup[edit]

Lists needing expansion and/or cleanup

See Category:List-Class Women artists articles

Lists of Stub Articles needing expansion[edit]

Lists of Stub Articles needing expansion





Other areas to work in[edit]

Articles needing citations[edit]

Citation Hunt is a free online tool that finds phrases in Wikipedia articles that need citations.

Resources for editing[edit]

Articles created/improved[edit]

List of Wikipedia articles attendees have worked to improve:

Alphabetical by first letter

External links[edit]

Participants - Sign Up Here![edit]

Sign here to help us learn more about how users interact with Wikipedia! If you sign up, we can observe how your username uses the Wikimedia projects during and after this event. This will help us to better measure the effectiveness of this event and similar programs. This means that your publicly available activity and the information you share with us during this event may be processed by the Wikimedia Foundation, Art+Feminism, and the organizers of the local event, and may be transferred to or from the US and other countries that may not have the same level of privacy regulation that your country does. However, we will not share your information with third parties or publicly unless it's in aggregated or anonymized form.
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!

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    1. ^ "Work Life: Tania Harrison, Latitude's creative director". Stylist.
    2. ^ Syme, Rachel (February 26, 2016). "The Original Six: The Story of Hollywood's Forgotten Feminist Crusaders". Pacific Standard. Retrieved February 26, 2016.