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UofSC Virtual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Join UofSC’s School of Visual Art and Design for a three-day virtual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon.
Art+Feminism is an international community that strives to close the information gap about gender, feminism, and the arts on the internet.
Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as female. Further, data analysis tools and computational linguistics studies have concluded that Wikipedia has fewer and less extensive articles on women; those same tools have shown gender biases in biographicalView more
Free and open to the public.
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Additional time info:
March 8: Live joint editing session beginning at 12:30 PM. March 9 and 10: Individual editing on your own time.