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2021 Art+Feminism
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Pennsylvania State University
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When and Where
Date:Friday, March 19, 2021
Time:10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT
Online Address:Free registration here to join via Zoom

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Friday, March 19, 2021
  • Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm EDT
  • Location: Free registration here to join via Zoom
  • Hosts: The Pennsylvania State University Art Education Program in the School of Visual Arts & the Graduate Art Education Association.

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 19, 2021, 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.

Schedule: Friday, March 19, 2021[edit]

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm: Gather online (Free registration here to join via Zoom). Informal introductions and conversation about Art+Feminism edit-a-thon goals. 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: Karen Keifer-Boyd, Ph.D., Professor of Art Education & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at Penn State, presents: "Feminist Ethical Futures Wikistorming Strategies"
  • 11:00 am: Ilayda Altuntas, Penn State Art Education Ph.D. candidate, presents "Tattooed Women: Feminist Ethical (re)Presentations of (re)Sounding Art" with changes and additions to Tattooed Lady
  • 11:30 am: Lauren Stetz, Penn State Art Education Ph.D. candidate, presents "Viral Imaginations: Intersectional Ethical Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic" linked to COVID-19 pandemic as modeled on Grayson's Art Club
  • 12:00 pm: VIRTUAL LUNCH hosted by the Graduate Art Education Association (GAEdA)!
  • 1:00 pm: Eunkyung Hwang, Penn State Art Education Ph.D. student, presents "Yun Suknam, First Generation Feminist in Korea: Eternal Maternal Ethical Counternarratives"
  • 1:30 pm: Maggie-Rose Condit-Summerson, Penn State Art Education Ph.D. student, presents "Marketplace Feminism: Selling Empowerment in the Neoliberal Landscape" to add a new section at Feminism.
  • 2:00 pm: SNACK BREAK
  • 2:30 pm: Glynnis Reed-Conway, Penn State Art Education Ph.D. student, presents “Solitude Ain’t Loneliness”: The Legacy of "Michelle T. Clinton" to add sections: Clinton’s style of writing, using vernacular forms of speech, Biography, Career, Literary Topics and Influence, Contributions to feminist theory, Honors and awards, Reception, Bibliography
  • 3:00 pm: Kevin Jenkins, Ph.D., Penn State Postdoctoral Scholar of Art Education, presents "NAEA Women's Caucus: Ethical Dilemmas of the Concept of Women" linked to the National Art Education Association page and modeled on Women's Caucus for Art
  • 3:30 pm: Marissa Baez, Penn State MFA candidate in Art, presents "Nepantlera Artists" in creating a new section on Notable Exhibitions and adding to the Notable Artists section at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts.
  • 4:00 pm: Showcase of Wikistorming Advances

Recording of 2021 Presentations. See schedule above for list of presenters, topics, and order on the recording.[edit]

Recording of 2020 Presentations[edit]

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]

  • Feminist pedagogy
    • Under Influential figures add Judy Chicago
    • Under Practical Implications add Feminist Art Pedagogy
  • Quilting
    • Add about the the International Honor Quilt and the Hot Flash Fan, a mixed-media approach to quilting by 50 Kentucky artists that was initiated by Ann Stewart Anderson and facilitated by Judy Chicago. Through the Flower gifted the International Honor Quilt to the University and the Hite Art Institute in 2013 for research and study. The artwork was created in 1980 and accompanied Chicago's The Dinner Party in a worldwide traveling exhibition celebrating women's achievements throughout history.
  • Womanhouse
    • extensive article but could use organization/editing; check broken links in ref section
    • check/update links in "Participating Artists" section (Special Collections resources also available; see below.)
  • Woman's Building
    • expand, check external links and refs for more content? (Special Collections resources also available; see below.)
  • #metoo
    • Add global feminist art responses
  • Feminist art movement -- "History" section
    • Add artists
    • Add Cuban Feminist Art Movement, Transnational Feminist Art Movement

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 2021 wikistorming[edit]

Results of March 2019 wikistorming[edit]

  • Recording of 2019 Presentations
  • 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)


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Prior to the event:

  1. Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
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    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