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The Women's Studies Program

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of the University of Michigan 243 West Engineering University of Michigan AnnArbor, Ml 48109-1259 (313)763-2047 Statement of Purpose Some of the goals of the Program include: Balancing the male-oriented curricula by offering courses documenting women's roles and critically examining gender ideologies; encouraging other academie units in the University to incorpórate content on women in their courses; maintaining a supportive, non-hierarchical structure; generating and disseminating new research on women; linking with other University and community organizations to promote social and political change. W Meetings and Membership We meet every other Monday. 12:10 PM to 1 :00 PM n room 238A West Engineering Building (corner of East University and South University). The April 14th meeting is the last one of the year. The membership is open to everyone. Currently, t includes gradúate and undergraduate students taking Women's Studies courses, teaching assistants, faculty, staff, and others nterested in the Program. This ncludes members of community organizations such as theDomestic Violence Project, Take Back the Night, CACORP, and Action Against AIDS. It is not necessary to be enrolled in the University to attend. Organizational Structure We opérate as a collective. The Program Committee (meaning anyone who attends Program meetings) makes most business decisions. The Executive Committee, a group of faculty and gradúate students, discusses some matters pertaining to the program. Other committees include Undergraduate Curriculum, Gradúate Curriculum, Collectivity, and Teaching Assistant Hiring. Community Services The Women's Studies Program offers academie information and referrals, library resources, (books, pamphlets, articles, coursepacks), are open to the public, and bimonthly informal seminare on academie and politica! topics are also open to the public. Coming Events Monday, April 7, Informal Seminar, 12:10 PM to 1:00 PM, room 238A West Engineering. The collective Committee will present their recommendations to the general Women's Studies population.