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Winter 1980


Last spring we held an intergenerational Mothers and Daughters Conference at SUNY/New Paltz that was attended by over 350 people, many of them grandmothers, mothers, and daughters from the same families. The impetus for the weekend conference had come from a group of women's studies faculty and students who, the Mother/ Daughter Relationship among Black mother / daughter relationship to a feminist during a discussion of the significant changes in our lives that involvement in women's studies had catalyzed, had begun to consider how exciting it would be if our mothers could share some of our new perspectives. At the same time, it occurred to us that we, as a Women's Studies Program, could engage mothers or grandmothers and daughters off campus and get them involved in our Program.



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