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Fall 1978


Oberlin College, October 1, 1978 "But What IS a Women's Studies Program?"

In several respects a Women's Studies Program is more difficult to define today than it was eight or nine years ago, when there were two of them—at San Diego State University and Cornell. Those two programs had a couple of characteristics in common: They were campus-based, academic programs that offered courses for credit to undergraduates. They had been begun by faculty and students conscious of the "political" statement inherent in announcing that a group of courses had become a "program."



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