Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017
Time: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Place: University Library

Rachel Wexelbaum and John Wild (organizer of Twin Cities Wikipedia Meetup) will be facilitating a Wikipedia edit-a-thon at the University Library on Saturday April 15th, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Room TBA!)

The theme of this event is “Wikipedia as Social Activism.”All are welcome to attend, though we will be asking people to RSVP. You can do so through the Twin Cities Wikipedia Meetup Page, our Facebook Event Page, or the Wikipedia event page itself. To register on the Wikipedia event page, please set up a Wikipedia account (if you do not already have one), login to Wikipedia, and add your Wikipedia name to the list of Participants.

For those new to Wikipedia editing, there will be an introductory training session at 12 p.m. on the day of the event. Feel free to bring your own topics to edit, or choose from the list that we have generated so far on the Event Page. If you would like to add a topic for folks to work on, please send a note to rswexelbaum@stcloudstate.edu.

Resource Guides for Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture

Your librarians have prepared resource guides that support teaching and learning for the National Library of Medicine exhibit, Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture, on display in the library, Miller Center 1st floor Reading Court, from March 13 – April 22, 2017.

Exhibit and Government Resources

Library Resources

Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture, Week 6

surviving and thriving bannerThis traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine provides a historic glimpse of personal stories, photographs, ads, and posters of people living with AIDS and others involved in the national AIDS crisis.

March 13 – April 22
University Library
James W. Miller Learning Resources Center First Floor Reading Court

Full calendar of events
View the Online Exhibit from the National Library of Medicine.


April 18, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. – “AIDS in South Africa: Nursing Student Panel”
Nursing students present their research and service learning activities related to HIV/AIDS.
Location: Student Research Colloquium Atwood
Presenters: SCSU Nursing Students

Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture, Week 5

surviving and thriving bannerThis traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine provides a historic glimpse of personal stories, photographs, ads, and posters of people living with AIDS and others involved in the national AIDS crisis.

March 13 – April 22
University Library
James W. Miller Learning Resources Center First Floor Reading Court

Full calendar of events
View the Online Exhibit from the National Library of Medicine.


April 10, 1 – 3 p.m.
Condom Club to GoAIDS poster

Condom demonstrations, become a member of the Condom Club, and discover the different contraceptives available at SCSU Student Health Services.
Location: Miller Center Lobby
Presenters: Joey Joyce, SCSU Healthy Huskies

April 12, 7 – 8 p.m.
“Open Sex Talk”

An open discussion about sex and safe sex.
Location: Miller Center 218
Presenters: Joey Joyce, SCSU Healthy Huskies


Image source: Internet Movie Database

April 13, 5 – 8:30 p.m.
FILM: “The Normal Heart”

Film showing followed by a question and answer session and exhibit tour.
Location: Miller Center 122 Auditorium
Presenters: Kris Oliveira, LGBT Resource Center

Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture, Week 4

surviving and thriving bannerThis traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine provides a historic glimpse of personal stories, photographs, ads, and posters of people living with AIDS and others involved in the national AIDS crisis.

March 13 – April 22
University Library
James W. Miller Learning Resources Center First Floor Reading Court

Full calendar of events
View the Online Exhibit from the National Library of Medicine.


Image source: raan.org

April 4, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
“AIDS in Minnesota”

Presentation on AIDS in Minnesota and the role of the Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN).
Location: Miller Center 122 Auditorium
Presenters: Erin Hendrickson, Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN)


April 4, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
HIV/AIDS Testing
Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN) will conduct HIV/AIDS testing.
Location: Miller Center 135G
Presenters: Erin Hendrickson, Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN)


Image source: Internet Movie Database

April 6, 3:30 – 6 p.m.
FILM: “Zero Patience”

The 19th-century English explorer Sir Richard Burton meets the ghost of the first AIDS patient in Toronto, followed by a question and answer session and exhibit tour.
Location: Miller Center 122 Auditorium
Presenters: Godfre Leung, Art; Ilya Simakov & Felip Cosaglioli, Film Studies

Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture, Week 3

surviving and thriving bannerThis traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine provides a historic glimpse of personal stories, photographs, ads, and posters of people living with AIDS and others involved in the national AIDS crisis.

March 13 – April 22
University Library
James W. Miller Learning Resources Center First Floor Reading Court

Full calendar of events
View the Online Exhibit from the National Library of Medicine.


AIDS poster
Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine

March 29, 1 – 3 p.m.
Condom Club to Go
Condom demonstrations, become a member of the Condom Club, and discover the different contraceptives available at SCSU Student Health Services.
Location: Miller Center Lobby
Presenters: Joey Joyce, SCSU Healthy Huskies

 

Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture, Week 2

surviving and thriving bannerThis traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine provides a historic glimpse of personal stories, photographs, ads, and posters of people living with AIDS and others involved in the national AIDS crisis.

March 13 – April 22
University Library
James W. Miller Learning Resources Center First Floor Reading Court

Full calendar of events
View the Online Exhibit from the National Library of Medicine.


dartboardMarch 20, 7 – 8 p.m. – “Healthy Huskies Sexual Health Game Night”
Sexual health education activity including condom darts and condom bingo.
Location: Miller Center Wellness Area
Presenters: Joey Joyce, SCSU Healthy Huskies

Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture, Week 1

surviving and thriving bannerThis traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine provides a historic glimpse of personal stories, photographs, ads, and posters of people living with AIDS and others involved in the national AIDS crisis.

March 13 – April 22
University Library
James W. Miller Learning Resources Center First Floor Reading Court

Full calendar of events
View the Online Exhibit from the National Library of Medicine.


AIDS poster
Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine

March 13, 1 – 3 p.m. – Condom Club to Go
Condom demonstrations, become a member of the Condom Club, and discover the different contraceptives available at SCSU Student Health Services.
Location: Miller Center Lobby
Presenters: Joey Joyce, SCSU Healthy Huskies

 

 


March 14, 2 – 3:30 p.m. – “Art and Music of the AIDS Era”
While AIDS activist group ACT UP inspired and created significant art during the epidemic, musicians–even those suffering from the disease– remained silent.
Location: Miller Center 122 Auditorium
Presenters: Godfre Leung, Art and Rachel Wexelbaum, University Library


March 14, 3:45 p.m. – Opening Reception & Exhibit Tour
Learn about the Surviving & Thriving exhibit and programming for exhibit.
Location: Miller Center 1st Floor Reading Court


Image source: Internet Movie Database

March 16, 3:30 – 6 p.m. – FILM: “Blue”
Filmmaker Derek Jarman ponders his deteriorating condition from AIDS followed by a question and answer session and exhibit tour.
Location: Miller Center 122 Auditorium
Presenters: Godfre Leung, Art; Ilya Simakov & Felip Cosaglioli, Film Studies