The Aphra Behn Society and the Burney Society of North America will host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Wednesday, November 1st from noon to 5:00 as a pre-conference event in honor of Adrianne Wadewitz.We will provide wifi, on-site support, and an introduction to Wikipedia editing for interested conference participants. (Bring your laptops and gear.)
All conference attendees are encouraged to participate. Registration form coming soon.
The event aims to promote:
Women in the arts, 1640-1830
Wikipedia feminist activism
The event supports women's studies, cultural literacy, technological literacy, and the ongoing use of Wikipedia and Wikipedia editing in and out of the classroom.