Wikipedia:Meetup/UK/ArtAndFeminism 2016/Goldsmiths

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2016 Art+Feminism
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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When and Where
Date:Saturday 12 March 2016
Time:11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Address:Goldsmiths, University of London
Special Collections, Library
(modern building on the corner of
Dixon Road and Lewisham Way)
8 Lewisham Way
Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14 6NW

Event information[edit]

Wikimedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity, however, is not. Content is skewed by the lack of female participation. This represents an alarming absence in an increasingly important repository of shared knowledge.

Let’s change that. Join us in Special Collections and Archives for an all day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on women musicians and composers. We will make the archive of Women's Revolutions Per Minute, an example of a 'small business enterprise' run by and for women as an alternative to the mainstream which had an impact on women's creativity. The archive covers topics such as the socio-cultural position of women in music, power relationships within a cultural industry, and patterns and pathways of developing identity. This session highlights the importance of including gender as a key aspect in all research.

The Library Rutherford Building Goldsmiths, University of London New Cross London SE14 6NW tel: 0207 717 2295

Details[edit]

  • Date: Saturday 12 March 2016
  • Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Goldsmiths, University of London, Special Collections, Library (modern building on the corner of Dixon Road and Lewisham Way), 8 Lewisham Way, Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14 6NW
  • Transportation:
    • Train details: 5 minute walk from New Cross Gate or New Cross
    • Bus: 21, 36, 53, 136, 171, 172, 177, 225, 321, 343, 436, 453
    • Hashtag: #artandfeminism
  • Bring your laptop and power cord.

Please bring a laptop with you!

List of articles to edit[edit]

See this list of articles to edit that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon.

Articles to create[edit]

Articles to improve[edit]

Resources[edit]

Goldsmiths[edit]

Wikipedia editing resources[edit]

N.B. Also located on the Resources page referenced above under Editor Resources

  • Images and photos:

Tools and templates[edit]

  • N.B. There is an IRC channel if online participants need help:
Wikipedia:IRC/wikipedia-en-help

Outcomes[edit]

List of new articles created[edit]

alpha by last name

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List of articles improved[edit]

alpha by last name

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External links[edit]

Participants - Sign Up Here![edit]

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!

  1. LoopZilla (talk) 17:16, 2 March 2016 (UTC) (remote only)
  2. Lalaith42 (talk) 14:47, 3 March 2016 (UTC)