Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
March 23, 2018 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Presentations by Caroline Sanders & Ann Matsuuchi, 11–11:30 AM
Organizers: Department of Digital Arts and Animation and the Pratt Institute Library
Why we 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 for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism. We will provide tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, reference materials, research assistance, and refreshments. Bring your laptop, power cord and ideas for entries that need updating or creation. People of all gender identities and expressions are invited to participate.
Who should attend: People of all gender identities and expressions. Please ask your fellow attendees for their pronouns of choice!
Hashtag: #artandfeminism #noweditingAF
Please bring your laptop, power cord and ideas for entries that need updating or creation. For the editing-averse, we urge you to stop by to show your support.
Please register for a Wikipedia account prior to coming.
ALSO: Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the [Safe Space Policy].