Filling in the Blanks: Tackling the Wikipedia Gender Gap

By Melissa Weininger

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Melissa WeiningerIn the latest issue of AJS Perspectives, the magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies, Anna Smith Fine Lecturer Melissa Weininger writes about teaching students to write Wikipedia entries in JWST/SWGS 348: Sex and Gender in Modern Jewish Culture. Students wrote about women and gender to narrow the Wikipedia gender gap, while learning to vet internet articles and sources and write their own properly sourced articles for public consumption.