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Purdue REMOTE Art+Feminism Wikepedia Edit-a-thon: Home

This resource guide will be updated in January of each year. Event takes place in March.


Visit our 2020 dashboard page. This link will be updated in January 2022. If you are a new editor you will be prompted to sign up for an account.

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Suggested Tasks

New Articles

Orphan Articles

In the Wikipedia glossary, an orphan is defined as "an article with no links from other pages in the main article namespace".

Notability on English Wikipedia

Below you will find a list of articles that may not meet Wikipedia's general notability guideline. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be merged, redirected, or deleted. This is a task well suited to more experienced editors, as you will need to determine whether or not this article would pass Wikipedia's notability guidelines and then do the due diligence of adding additional text and citations to make the article stick.

Sandbox and Drafts

We strongly encourage new editors to begin by working in their Sandbox to create a well cited paragraph that expands existing short articles, which are called Stubs. Here is a list of 2000 stubs. Begin here: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Stubs

If you do choose to begin an article at an Editathon, please check with an experienced Wikipedian prior to beginning to ensure that it meets Notability requirements.

Stub Articles


Purdue Virtual ART+FEMINISM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Event happens every March (check back for 2022 dates)
Open to All. Beginner and experienced editors are welcome. Join us!

Registration Link will be live January 2022 - for the VIRTUAL KICK-OFF time/date tba

[See material covered:]


10:00-10:15 Welcome & Why We Edit

10:15-10:45 Wikipedia Basics

10:45-11:00 Art + Feminism BINGO: Today's Suggested Tasks



11:00am-4:00pm EST

Art+Feminism: Why We Edit

This year's Purdue Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon will take place online.

"Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as female; more recent research puts that number at 16% globally and 23% in the United States. Further, data analysis tools and computational linguistics studies have concluded that Wikipedia has fewer and less extensive articles on women; those same tools have shown gender biases in biographical articles.

This is a problem.

When cis and trans women, non-binary people, people of color, and Indigenous communities are not represented in the writing and editing on the tenth-most-visited site in the world, information about people like us gets skewed and misrepresented. The stories get mistold. We lose out on real history. That’s why we’re here: to change it."


Wikipedia BINGO

Wikipedia BINGO Card

More from University of Arizona Art + Feminism

The Tucson Art+Feminism Virtual Edit-a-thon is ongoing through the end of April.

Visit the event page:

They have posted some amazing resources. Consider joining them if you would like to edit with a group throughout April.

Event Contact

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Kendall Roark
STEW 174
By appointment