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2019 Art+Feminism
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Pennsylvania State University
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When and Where
Date:Friday, March 29, 2019
Time:10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT
Address:103 Paterno Library
Penn State
City/State:University Park, PA 16802. Or join via Zoom at https://psu.zoom.us/j/273075631. Or by phone 646-876-9923. Meeting ID: 273 075 631

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT
  • Location: Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library, Penn State, University Park, PA 16802
  • Hosts: The Pennsylvania State University Libraries & School of Visual Arts

Launched in 2014, Art+Feminism is a campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to encourage feminist editorship. On March 29, 2019, in honor of Women's History Month, join us for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on feminist artists, feminist curatorial practices, feminist art pedagogy, and other subjects related to contemporary art/architecture/visual culture and feminism absent from Wikipedia.

Tablets will be available, or bring a laptop with you!

Schedule: Friday, March 29, 2019[edit]

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm: Gather in the Mann Assembly Room. Informal introductions and conversation about Art+Feminism edit-a-thon goals. Coffee and light snacks will be served throughout the day and lunch at noon. Editing free-for-all with support as needed, plus invited scholars will highlight missing and misinformed areas on wikipedia to focus collective endeavors to edit at the times listed below.
  • 10:00 am: Dr. Karen Keifer-Boyd, Professor of Art Education & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, presents: "Who's Missing? Everything You Need to Know to (re)Shape Knowledge on Wikipedia"
  • 11:00 am: Dr. Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, Professor of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and English, presents: "Cross-disciplinary, socially engaged artist, Pam Longobardi" Resource: Review of “Pam Longobardi” in Art in America by Stephanie Cash.
  • 11:30 am: Dr. Michelle Bae-Dimitriadis, Assistant Professor of Art Education, presents: "Mobile Urban Wild: Karen Girls’ Diaspora"
  • 12:00 pm: LUNCH hosted by the Graduate Art Education Association (GAEdA)!
  • 1:00 pm: Ilayda Altuntas, Art Education Ph.D. Candidate, presents: "Gerda Nettesheim’s and Monika von Wedel’s Sound Objects; and the Aural-visual Gender Dynamics in Christina Kubisch’s Flute Performances" Resource: Noy, Irene. Emergency Noises: Sound Art and Gender (German Visual Culture Book 4) (Kindle Locations 4088-4089). Peter Lang. Kindle Edition.
  • 1:30 pm: Lauren Stetz, Art Education Ph.D. student, presents: "Global Artistic Responses: #MeToo and the International Creative Coalition"
  • 2:00 pm: Luke Meeken, Art Education Ph.D. student, presents: "Lossy Compression: Gendered Elisions and Omissions in New Media Art Narratives" Resource: https://tinyurl.com/newmediaartfem (Editable Spreadsheet of Women New Media Artists, and their Wikipedia status)
  • 2:30 pm: Zena Kirby, Art Education Ph.D. student, presents: "Social Justice Art Education Curricular Encounters with Linda Stein's Art". Resource: SJAE Webcast, Knight, W. B. (2017). Upstander for social justice. Visual Culture & Gender, 12, 48-57. Pérez de Miles, A., & Peck, S. (2017). Exhibition as curriculum: Creativity as a human right. Art Education, 70(4), 60-64. Social Justice Art Education with Linda Stein’s Art. Stein, L. (Ed.). (2016). Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females—Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein. Philadelphia, PA: Old City Publishing. Stein, L. (2015). Have Art Will Travel! Inc. For Gender Justice.
  • 3:00 pm: Tahmina Shayan, Art Education M.S. & Curriculum & Instruction M.Ed. Candidate, presents: "Afghan Women"
  • 3:30 pm: Megan Wanttie, Art Education Ph.D. Candidate, presents: "Judy Chicago's Triptych “Three Faces of Man” at the Palmer Museum of Art."
  • 4:00 pm: Melissa Leaym-Fernandez, Art Education Ph.D. student, presents: "The Judy Chicago Art Education Collection at Penn State"

Recording of 2019 Presentations[edit]

List of articles to work on[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!

To improve[edit]

  • #metoo
    • Add global feminist art responses

To create[edit]

In Special Collections[edit]

Information resources on the subjects listed below are held by Penn State's Special Collections Library, which means they can't leave the secure reading room. Fortunately, Special Collections is located right next door to our meetup in the Mann Room. If you want to work with these materials, you'll need to register online for a research account here, and take a trip to the reading room. Just ask one of the librarians if you need any help with this. And come back to the meetup when you're done for an end-of-day wrap-up.

Artists, curators, theorists:

Designers, illustrators, book artists:

Helpful tips for beginners[edit]


Watch these short videos from Art+Feminism to guide you through the basics of Wikipedia editing:

Frequently used guidelines and policies[edit]

OR open the menus below by selecting "SHOW" on the right side of each of the purple boxes:

Wikipedia research, statistics, trivia[edit]

Results of March 2019 wikistorming[edit]

  • Press release
  • Together, in one day, 14 editors created 3 new entries on Wikipedia, edited 9 articles, with a total of 108 edits, adding 1.9K words to reshape knowledge on Wikipedia. At each white dot on the timeline of the recording of the presentations is the beginning mark of the next presenter in the order listed above, and the focus of our editing.

Results of March 2018 wikistorming[edit]

Press Release

Results of March 2017 wikistorming[edit]

According to results tabulated by Wikimetrics, our cohort of 12 participants made 91 edits and created 7 new pages, with a total of 18,590 bytes added and -883 bytes subtracted (edited). This does, however, include the many edits and updates made to this meetup page during the event, but doesn't include work done by participants who didn't list their username at the bottom of this page...

Articles Created[edit]

Articles Improved[edit]

(Please add your work here, alphabetically ordered)

Participants[edit]

Sign in at https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/Penn_State/School_of_Visual_Arts so that edits from our 2019 Art + Feminism wikistorming can be tracked. 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. Your editing activity information will in aggregated or anonymized form. Please sign here to be added to our meetup page!
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!

Ilayda Altuntas

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