Women's Work and Women's Studies 1971 Questionnaire, Carol Ahlum, 1972, page 2

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          The Barnard women's Center recently. sent out a questionnaire to people in-

” volved in women's studies requesting their opinions on a proposed interdisciplinary
bibliography of the year‘s work in women's studies. As the responses soundly
supported our project, we would now like to proceed with collecting information
both from organizations and from individuals. Our purpose is to incorporate the
year's academic studies on women, either completed or in progress, along with
information on innovative action projects such as women's health collectives,
community day care, legal aid, women's publications, feminist theater, film
projects, and so forth. In this way we hope to spark a livlier interchange between
theory and practice.

What we need from you in the space provided below is a description of the
research or project in which you are involved. Or if you know of an individual or
group whose work should be included, please either let us know about it or else
pass this request for information on to them. Finally from those associated with
women's publications, we would welcome any publicity for our project that your
publication can provide.

Thank you in advance for your participation.

Name CAROL AHLUM and others

Address

 

Organization
or Institution Education Task Force on Sex Bias
The Valley Women's Center, Northampton,
In the space below pbease try to sumarize the purpose, goals, methods, and anyMass.
other vital information about your research or project. Attach additional sheets
if necessary and return to:
The women's Center
Barnard College
606 West 120th Street
New York, N.Y.10027

This group works with teachers, parents, and others concerned about eradicating
sex bias from schools and other educational institutions. Our work consists

of compiling and writing much needed materials for students about sex roles

and women, particularly their history and literature; organizing and leading
workshops and conferences fof educators, parents, and feministsabout sexism

in schools; and consulting with school systems about puxxihiz strategies for
changing Kkxxxxxixmxxnxxxkuxixx the sex bias in schools; and teaching

in educational institutions about women and sex roles.

Another project, which should be listed separately:
CAROL AHLUM, fiflx 936 Homestead Ave., Holyoke, Mass. 01040 and Clearinghouse on
Women's Studies, SUNY/ College at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY 11568.

I am collecting and compiling materials from high school courses that are being
taught about women. I hope to publish the iirst set of materials by December.
Anyone teaching in high schools about women should contact me.