SWOPSI course proposals regarding feminism, including reading lists, section outlines, workshop leaders’ resumes, and other
miscellaneous notes; SWOPSI course description catalog, along with dates, times, and locations of first meetings with workshop
leaders for Winter 1979-1980.
The SWOPSI workshops were first organized by two graduate students and one undergraduate at Stanford University in fall 1969.
There was a desire present among the student body to study issues of local and national concern directly – specifically in
order to consider what can be done about them. The subjects of these courses ranged from air pollution in the San Francisco
Bay Area to international arms control and disarmament, and almost all of them were offered for full academic credit.
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