Guide to the Feminist University Conference [videorecording]

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2011
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Overview

Call Number: V0366
Creator: Graduate Women's Network.
Creator: Stanford University
Title: Feminist University Conference [videorecording]
Dates: 1987 May 2
Physical Description: 0.38 Linear feet 3 videotapes (VHS)
Language(s): The materials are in English.
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Cite As

Feminist University Conference (V0366). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

Keynote address, panel discussion and workshop delivered at the Feminist University Conference held at Stanford University in May, 1987 and sponsored by the Graduate Women's Network.

Access Terms

Feminist University Conference.
Freedman, Estelle B., 1947-
Gelpi, Barbara Charlesworth.
Graduate Women's Network.
MacKinnon, Catharine A.
MacKinnon, Catharine A.
Nyhus, Karen.
Nyhus, Karen.
Stanford University
Feminism--United States.
Women--Education (Higher)--United States.


Collection Contents

Box 1

1.1 Opening address 1987 May 2

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)

Scope and Content Note

72 minutes
Feminist author Catherine MacKinnon explores the relationship between feminism and learning specifically between feminism and the university. She also addresses topics such as the nature and quality of schooling, the condition of women in society, the nature of "feminist identity" and the history and future of the women's movement. She also examines the implications of feminism, both on a societal and a personal level.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Feminist University Conference.
Freedman, Estelle B., 1947-
Gelpi, Barbara Charlesworth.
Graduate Women's Network.
MacKinnon, Catharine A.
Matteo, Sherri Marie, 1951-
Nyhus, Karen.
Parent, Betty.
Polhemus, Patricia.
Quinn, Rosanne.
Stanford University
Ward, Pam.
Feminism--California--Stanford.
Feminism--United States.
Women college students--California--Stanford.
Women college teachers--United States.
Women in education--California--Stanford.
Women in education--United States.
Women--Education (Higher)--United States.
Box 1

1.2 Pedagogy of the oppressed women and teaching 1987 May 2

Scope and Content Note

115 minutes
Panelists Barbara Gelpi and Estelle Freedman, professors at Stanford University, are joined by Betty Parent, head of American Indian Studies at San Francisco State University in discussing their identity as feminists in the role of university professors. Moderator Rosanne Quinn poses questions relating to the meaning of "oppression", the relatively "privileged" status of university professor, and practical things teachers and students can bring to the classroom in order to make it a "safe" place for thinking. Includes audience participation and sharing of feminist experiences.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Feminist University Conference.
Freedman, Estelle B., 1947-
Gelpi, Barbara Charlesworth.
Graduate Women's Network.
Nyhus, Karen.
Parent, Betty.
Quinn, Rosanne.
Stanford University
Feminism--United States.
Women college teachers--United States.
Women in education--United States.
Women--Education (Higher)--United States.
Box 1

1.3 Workshop--The Personal versus the Academic: Resolving the Opposition 1987 May 2

Scope and Content Note

88 minutes.
An informal workshop, led by Sherri Matteo, visiting professor in the Dept. of Psychology, Stanford University, and featuring two Stanford speakers, doctoral student Pam Ward and Patricia Polhemus, assistant dean and Director of Residential Education. Topics discussed cover a broad range of women's issues relating to academia, including harassment and discrimination, stress, single-parent students, child-care, undergraduate pregnancy, gay and lesbian housing, integration of families into the university community and disincentives for women in academia.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Feminist University Conference.
Graduate Women's Network.
Matteo, Sherri Marie, 1951-
Nyhus, Karen.
Polhemus, Patricia.
Stanford University
Ward, Pam.
Feminism--California--Stanford.
Women college students--California--Stanford.
Women in education--California--Stanford.