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More Connected, More Disconnected
Faculty Editathon @ NYU
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When & Where
Date Monday, June 6, 2016
Time 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Address New York University
Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
Room 269
238 Thompson Street
City, State New York, NY 10012

More Connected, More Disconnected Faculty Editathon[edit]

Editathon and seminar for participants of the 2016 NYU Faculty Resource Network Summer Seminar entitled "More Connected, More Disconnected: Millenials, Inequality and Social Media"

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Monday, June 6, 2016
  • Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • RSVP: Event limited to Seminar Participants
  • Location: New York University, Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
  • Address: 238 Thompson Street, New York, NY 10012
  • Hashtag: #AfroCROWD
  • Twitter: #AfroCROWD
  • Today's Presentation
  • Details:
    • At the invitation of Dr. Kyra Gaunt.
    • Afro Free Culture Crowdsourcing Wikimedia (AfroCROWD) is a new initiative which seeks to increase the number of people of African Descent actively editing Wikipedia. Become a part of the Wikimedia and free knowledge, culture and software movements and help close the multicultural and gender gaps in Wikipedia.
    • We have held monthly editathons in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens since February 2015 and assisted professors in weaving Wikipedia editing into their curriculum at NYU and at the New School.
    • All languages welcome including English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, French, Yoruba, Twi, Woloff and other languages spoken in the African Diaspora. Wikipedia comes in 285 languages and you are welcome to edit it in any of them or translate from one language to another.

Attendees[edit]

Please add your Wikipedia username to the appropriate section below. (Use your cheatsheet for the code.)

In attendance[edit]

  1. Aliceba (talk) 12:20, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  2. SheridanFord (talk) 18:42, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  3. Kyraocity (talk) 14:42, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  4. Elimary (talk) 19:55, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  5. Wimbyta (talk) 19:54, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  6. Beckhappens (talk) 19:56, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  7. Drsgregory (talk) 19:57, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  8. Tomc50 (talk) 19:58, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  9. PericlesX (talk) 19:59, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  10. Psypal (talk) 20:03, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  11. Mimi915 (talk) 20:01, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  12. Peggyfriedman (talk) 20:04, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  13. RparkerWilliams!1 (talk) 20:33, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  14. Cariluperez (talk) 20:55, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  15. Doleto (talk) 21:13, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  16. Shanluan (talk)

Outcomes[edit]

Pages improved[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Buika -- Aliceba (talk)
  2. List of United States stand-up comedians -- Beckhappens (talk)
  3. Motivational therapy -- Cariluperez (talk)
  4. Shaw University -- Psypal (talk)
  5. Statehood movement in Puerto Rico -- PericlesX (talk)
  6. Trixie Friganza -- Beckhappens (talk)
  7. William V. Banks -- Drsgregory (talk)

Pages created[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

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Possible articles to edit[edit]

List of articles

Resources[edit]

See Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Resources
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.

Editing Wikipedia resources[edit]

Listed here for quick reference.
N.B. Also located on the Resources page referenced above under Editor Resources

Tools and templates[edit]

External links[edit]