artandfeminism:

It felt like finals week at the Chelsea arts nonprofit Eyebeam last weekend: More than a hundred people — mostly women — were crowded laptop to laptop, the sounds of keyboards and quiet requests to borrow chargers echoing off the concrete floor. They had gathered for the first-ever Art Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. At Eyebeam, and satellite marathons across New York and in more than twenty cities internationally, women were researching and writing, an effort with the twofold goal of bolstering Wikipedia’s entries on women artists and of encouraging more women to edit Wikipedia.
via Closing Wikipedia’s Gender Gap — Reluctantly - The Cut

artandfeminism:

It felt like finals week at the Chelsea arts nonprofit Eyebeam last weekend: More than a hundred people — mostly women — were crowded laptop to laptop, the sounds of keyboards and quiet requests to borrow chargers echoing off the concrete floor. They had gathered for the first-ever Art Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. At Eyebeam, and satellite marathons across New York and in more than twenty cities internationally, women were researching and writing, an effort with the twofold goal of bolstering Wikipedia’s entries on women artists and of encouraging more women to edit Wikipedia.

via Closing Wikipedia’s Gender Gap — Reluctantly - The Cut

Quiz Reminder

Our first quiz will take place next week on Wednesday, September 19th. Quiz 1 will cover Paleolithic, Neolithic, and Mesopotamia.

Please refer to Blackboard and download the study guides for each section. Also posted is a document reviewing the quiz format.