GLAM/Newsletter/March 2018/Contents/USA report
Women's History Month
We were very busy this March: apparently, there is a momentum about meetups.
Fembot held an editing event organized by the University of Maryland Department of Women's Studies, the University of Maryland Libraries, the LGBT Equity Center, and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, to edit articles related to women of color, trans, and/or non-conforming people, Fembot Edit-a-Thon.
Arlington Women in History Editing Workshop
Wikimedia DC and the Arlington Central Library held an editing workshop for Women's History Month.
University of Maryland iSchool Disability Justice Editing Workshop
Wikimedia DC held a workshop co-hosted by student organizations iDiversity and Special Libraries Association @ UMD to improve Wikipedia coverage of disability justice.
Art + Feminism MoMA
Art + Feminism and The Museum of Modern Art held a meetup, 2018 Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Art + Feminism. Sarah Jaffe spoke.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, held a meetup, Art+Feminism@SFMOMA 2018
Art + Feminism National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wikimedia DC and the National Museum of Women in the Arts held a meetup, National Museum of Women in the Arts: Art+Feminism meetup. The event was covered in the Guardian "Wikipedia's forgotten women: inside the editing marathon to fix imbalance", and BBC "Women fighting for equality on Wikipedia"
Art + Feminism Smithsonian American Art Museum
Wikimedia DC and the Smithsonian American Art Museum held a meetup, DC Art and Feminism SAAM meetup.
Black Lunch Table Art + Feminism 2018 Triangle
Black Lunch Table and The Triangle Arts Association held a meetup, Black Lunch Table/ArtFeminism2018 Triangle
MIT Art+Feminism 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries held a meetup, MIT Art+Feminism 2018.
Wikipedia Day LA 2018
Wikipedians of Los Angeles User Group held a meetup at Ace hotel, Wikipedia Day LA 2018. There was a presentation about Wikidata . There was a Wiki Edu panel with a discussion of incorporating Wikipedia into the classroom, with Dr. Karyl Ketchum from CSU Fullerton; Grace Gillies from UCLA; and Sarah Mojarad from USC.
Influential Women in American History Editing Workshop
Wikimedia DC held a workshop with the Daughters of the American Revolution to improve or create articles about influential women in American history.
Women in Architecture Editing Workshop
Wikimedia DC held an editing workshop with the Washington chapter of the American Institute of Architects to improve or create articles about women architects.
- Australia report
- Belgium report
- Brazil report
- Côte d'Ivoire report
- Czech Republic report
- Estonia report
- Finland report
- France report
- Germany report
- India report
- Ireland report
- Italy report
- Macedonia report
- Serbia report
- Spain report
- Sweden report
- Ukraine report
- USA report
- Special story
- Wikidata report
- WMF GLAM report
- @Slowking4: Thanks for taking so much time to document editathons in the United States! It's really important that these kinds of activities be more visible for the movement! Astinson (WMF) (talk) 03:17, 11 April 2018 (UTC)