Fonds RG 2049 - Department of Women's and Gender Studies fonds

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Department of Women's and Gender Studies fonds

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RG 2049

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  • 1971-2010 (Creation)

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6.9 m of textual records

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The Department of Women's and Gender Studies was established in 1992. It uses an interdisciplinary approach to such topics as the relationship between biology and gender construction, patterns of language use, identity formation, socialization, gender in literature, art and religion, and women's changing economic and political roles. The department's first head is D. Relke (1993- ).

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This fonds contains correspondence, memoranda, working papers, publications and reports pertaining to women and their status.

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The material has been organized into two series:
I. Correspondence
II. Reference Material

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Access to files containing personal information about faculty, staff or students in restricted.

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Finding aid available: file title list only.

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