|Come join the Fembot Collective, Ms. Magazine, and the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism for Ms. Fembot 2016: A Digital Initiative for Civic Engagement, two days of feminist innovation, education, and collaboration!
Friday, March 11th, the offices of Ms. Magazine, Beverly Hills: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon to contribute figures, movements, organizations, and ideas historically marginalized because of gender, race, and sexuality into Wikipedia. Help us make sure that the virtual world of free and accessible knowledge offers a gender inclusive history. This year’s edit-a-thon will feature a special collaborative group focusing on writing the history of women’s athletics into Wikipedia!
Saturday, March 12th, USC, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism: Un-Conference on Digital Tools for Civic Engagement to introduce digital tools and create ways to harness, hack, and expand them for feminist scholarship and civic engagement. Sessions will lay the groundwork for the Fembot Collective’s textbook on Digital Tools for Civic Engagement, which will be collaboratively authored by the workshop’s participants.
Both events are free and open to the public – though space is limited. Questions/queries can be sent to the Fembot Webmistress.
Event Sponsors: The Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the Fembot Collective, Ms. Magazine, and the University of Oregon’s Center for the Study of Women in Society.