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Sloane Art Library

Mar 2019

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

March 4, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors were women. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity is not: content is skewed by the lack of representation from women. Let’s change that. Art+Feminism’s Edit-a-thons and other initiatives make an impact on the gender gap through crucial improvements to gender, feminism and art related subjects on Wikipedia. Since 2014,…

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Sep 2019

AMLISS Interest Event

September 12, 2019 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

The semester-ly AMLISS (Art and Museum Library and Information Student Society) Interest Event Meeting will be held next week, Thursday September 12 at 4:30 in Sloane Art Library. We will be talking all things AMLISS and some exciting events that will be happening this semester. Plus, snacks!

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Mar 2020

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

March 2, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wikimedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. 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, and PIZZA. Bring your laptop,…

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