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Women in Translation: Goethe-Institut Wiki-Workshop and Edit-a-thon

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Join us for the Goethe-Institut New York Women in Translation edit-a-thon workshop.

Help address the gender and other gaps on Wikipedia relating to literary translation by editing articles on international women writers, women translators and other underrepresented groups. Come with your own computer, connect with countless resources, and leave with a basic toolkit to continue editing on your own. The workshop will be led by translators Margaret Carson and Alta L. Price.

Newcomers to Wikipedia and experienced contributors of all genders, including queer, gender-non-conforming and gender-non-binary, are welcome.

Please create your own Wikipedia account before the session:

Kindly RSVP via email to to indicate interest in attending.

As a starting-off point, we will be providing a list of Wikipedia articles that are already in need of work. Participants are asked to bring their own laptops, which must be able to connect to the Internet.

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Thursday, 18 April 2019 3PM-5PM


Goethe-Institut New York
30 Irving Place
(Between 15th & 16th Streets)
New York, New York 10003

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  • Wikis: commons.wikimedia, de.wikipedia, en.wikipedia
  • Start date: 2019-04-18 15:00 (America/New York)
  • End date: 2019-04-18 18:30