Wikipedia:Meetup/St. Louis/ArtAndFeminism 2018

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Washington University Art+Feminism Edit-A-Thon
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When and Where
DateMonday, March 26, 2018
Time3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AddressKranzberg Art and Architecture Library
Washington University Libraries
Washington University in St. Louis
One Brookings Drive
City, StateSt. Louis, MO 63130

Art+Feminism is a one-day event to fight the information gender gap. Join us to create and improve Wikipedia articles related to gender, feminism, and the arts. Food, caffeine, and moral support are provided.

All are welcome! No prior Wikipedia experience is necessary. Facilitators will be present to guide editors through tutorials and answer questions. Please bring a laptop and power cord.

If possible, please create a Wikipedia account before the event. You can learn how to do that here.


Event information[edit]

The library is located on the ground floor of the Kemper Art Museum. See Directions and Parking and Accessibility on the website.

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.

Registration[edit]

Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?

RSVP on Facebook!

Suggested tasks[edit]

Work on improving existing articles before starting a new page.

  • add wikilinks to orphaned articles to build stronger connections between articles
  • clarify language and remove sexist phrasings
  • add sources! If you find a good source but aren't sure how to add it into the text, include it in external resources or on the talk page for other editors to use

use #AF5 on social media to connect with edit-a-thons around the world!

Resources for editing[edit]

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