Tag: gender

CFP–Pippi to Ripley 4: Sex and Gender in Children’s Lit, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Comics

Pippi to Ripley 4 is an interdisciplinary conference with a focus on women and gender in imaginative fiction. We invite papers devoted to fictional characters in all media.

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If You Care About Women, You Should Edit Wikipedia Differently

Although controversies over gender and Wikipedia have been in the news recently, a current study, It’s a Man’s Wikipedia? Assessing Gender Inequality in an Online Encyclopedia, using computational linguistics takes on gender bias in the encyclopedia as a whole. A team of

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Embracing Wikipedia?

As September approaches, teachers and professors across the country are no doubt dusting off their speeches about why Wikipedia is not an appropriate citation for a research paper. The online encyclopedia is often criticized for inaccuracy, bias, blindspots, and more.

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