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The Stanford Workshops on Political and Social Issues (SWOPSI), records
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
The materials are open for research use; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.