The student newspaper and yearbook can show us what it was like at the University of San Francisco, known as St. Ignatius College, when women were first allowed to take night classes in 1927. Continue reading Women’s History at USF
Joining in with the rest of Gleeson in celebrating Women’s History Month the Electronic Resources & Systems (ERS) department would like to draw attention to two databases. We hope the USF community will make use of them this month! Continue reading Key Databases for Women’s History Month
Women’s History Month is here, and what better way to celebrate than to take a look at the Woman Suffrage Collection here at Gleeson Library! Continue reading Woman Suffrage Collection
To kick off Women’s History Month, Gleeson Library will host the annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon on Tuesday, March 3! Join us in the 2nd Floor Common area from 1-6pm. We will address the gender gap on Wikipedia by communally updating Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism. People of all gender identities and … Continue reading Gleeson Library Hosts 6th Annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
March is Women’s History Month. Observe this important month with Gleeson by helping to add reliable resources and information about women, art, and feminism to Wikipedia (a resource that has gender gaps in both participation and content). On March 9th from 10am-4pm, Gleeson will host its fourth annual Art+Feminism* Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon. All are welcome. Never … Continue reading Gleeson to host 4th Annual Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon for Women’s History Month
Earlier this month, Gleeson Library partnered with the Art+Architecture department and Professor Paula Birnbaum’s Museum Studies class to participate in the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon. At this year’s event — the third annual one we’ve held at Gleeson — we talked about the gender gap on Wikipedia, we searched for information about women artists in various library resources … Continue reading 2017 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon follow-up!
In honor of Women’s History Month and in light of the critiques of the exclusivity of the Women’s March, I created a display next to the Reference Desk about the experience of trans folk, with emphasis placed on trans women of color. The 2017 Women’s March focused on a genital-based feminism where womanhood was linked … Continue reading Spotlight on Trans Women
Gleeson Library/Art+Feminism* 2017 Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
A Women’s History Month Program
Thursday, March 9, 2017
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Gleeson Library 2nd Floor
In conjunction with the New York-based organization Art+Feminism and USF’s Art + Architecture program, Gleeson Library is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon. Continue reading “Gleeson hosts third annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon”
By Janet Carmona and Colette Hayes Last week at Gleeson Library, a group of budding information activists — many of them students in USF’s Art and Architecture Department — considered the coverage of women on the widely used online encyclopedia, Wikipedia. Past surveys have shown that only 8%-15% of editors on Wikipedia are women, which … Continue reading Second Annual Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon Held at Gleeson Library
“As a Nation, we must join our voices with the chorus of history and push forward with unyielding faith to forge a more equal society for all our daughters and granddaughters — one where a woman’s potential is limited only by the size of her dreams and the power of her imagination.” – President Obama, … Continue reading USF Women Making History