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
This month we elevate the work of women everywhere, in all eras. Here you’ll find the groundbreakers, the fighters, the “ordinary” women who make the lives of others better.Continue reading “Women’s History is Now at Gleeson Library”
Next Monday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day, and the first day of the 20th Annual Global Women’s Rights Forum (GWRF) at USF. The focus of the GWRF “is global women’s rights, privileging and devoting special attention to the contexts and perspectives of women from marginalized cultures and displaced communities, outside and inside the United … Continue reading 20th Annual USF Global Women’s Rights Forum features Gleeson Library Staff and Projects
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!
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
Last Friday, in honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Gleeson Library participated in Art+Feminism’s second annual Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon. Over 70 satellite Edit-A-Thons took place across 17 countries over the weekend — all with the aim of improving the representation of women and the arts on Wikipedia. At Gleeson, students, staff, and faculty members … Continue reading Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon for Women’s History Month: Results!
Gleeson Library/Art+Feminism* Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon In honor of Women’s History Month, join us for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to contemporary art and feminism. Friday, March 6th, 2015 [10am-1pm] Gleeson Library, 2nd Floor All are welcome. Bring your laptop, if you have one, and feel free to drop in or stay for the … Continue reading Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon For Women’s History Month