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Proposal for a Women's Studies Program at Brooklyn College

This proposal for a Women's Studies Program at Brooklyn College describes a nationwide demand for courses on the subject. The document illuminates the co-founders' preliminary arguments for such a program, as well as their first ideas about how to situate and structure the program within the university. Authors cite the need to examine and transform the position of women in society, and the need for Brooklyn College to be competitive in this field. The proposal advocates for a feminist pedagogy that would be best served by establishing an interdisciplinary program, which was realized shortly thereafter with baccalaureate accreditation in 1974.

Source | Brooklyn College Library, Archives and Special Collections
Creator | Brooklyn College Women's Studies Program co-founders
Date Created | 1973
Rights | Obtain From Brooklyn College Library, Archives and Special Collections
Item Type | Text (Report / Paper / Proposal)
Cite This document | Brooklyn College Women's Studies Program co-founders, “Proposal for a Women's Studies Program at Brooklyn College,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 11, 2019, https://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/4302.

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