A History of Feminist Activism
at Miami University, Oxford Campus

1969-1993

By Stephanie Abrams
American Studies, May 1993
Miami University


ENDNOTES

Notes to Introduction

  1. Hartmann, Susan. From Margin to Mainstream: American Women and Politics since 1960 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989), p.54.
  2. From Margin to Mainstream, p.59.
  3. Echols, Alice. Daring to Be Bad: Radical Feminism in America, 1967-1975 (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1989), p.26. Please see Echols for a complete treatment of radical feminism between 1967-75.
  4. Daring to Be Bad, p.26.
  5. Ibid., p. 29.
  6. Ibid., p. 34.
  7. Ibid., p. 44.
  8. Ibid., p. 44.
  9. Ibid., p. 49.
  10. Misspellings from the Student have been silently corrected.
Notes to Women's Safety
  1. "BSAA Requesting MU Investigation For Discrimination," The Miami Student (4/6/69).
  2. "'Work for Peace' Activities Start Tonight," Student (10/14/69).
  3. "ROTC Building Bomb Threat Is Reported, " Student (10/14/69)
  4. "Liberated Women Protest Image," Student (2/2/70).
  5. Karen Maitland-Schilling, interview with author (2/8/93), Oxford.
  6. "Miami After Dark- How Safe Is It?" Student (12/2/69).
  7. "AWS Panel Explains Rape Defense," Student (1/16/70).
  8. "Miami After Dark- How Sage Is It?,"Student (12/5/69).
  9. "AWS Panel Explains Rape Defense,"Student (1/16/70).
  10. Ibid.
  11. "AWS Plans Rape Guard," Student (10/31/72).
  12. "Rape--Medical, Mental and Legal," Student (11/10/72).
  13. "Rapes drastically increase,"Student (11/12/74)
  14. "Rape Reports Increase Since Start of Classes, " Student (10/3/72).
  15. Association for Women Students, "Constitution" (Article 2, Section 1).
  16. "AWS to function as "interest group,'" Student (10/4/74).
  17. "Programs may be key to reported rapes," Student (12/8/78).
  18. "Films explore 'acquaintance rape," Student (2/27/79).
  19. "Rape defense program planned," Student (9/18/79).
  20. "NOW starts Oxford chapter," Student (1/16/79).
  21. "NOW chapter marches to take back the night,"Student (10/30/79).
  22. "Community expresses rape sentiments in extreme,"Student (2/26/80).
  23. "Police, security claim low rape incidence," Student (2/29/80).
  24. "Taking action against rape," Student (3/11/80).
  25. "Group protests rape, assault, "Student (10/16/81).
  26. "Rape: program offers precaution for 'growing violent crime," Student (9/14/84).
  27. " Awareness seen as the key for date rape prevention," Student (11/14/86).
  28. "AWS march to raise awareness of rape at Miami University," Student (10/30/87).
  29. Susan Eacker, interview with author (4/26/93), Oxford.
  30. "AWS proposes changes for escort service," Student (9/9/87).
  31. "AWS service unaffected by controversies surrounding male escorts," Student (10/13/87).
  32. "Pearson sides with Etheridge's decision on AWS," Student (1/15/88).
  33. Braun et al., Reclaiming Women's Herstory: A Chronology of Feminist Activism at Miami University, 1987-1988 (1992), included, Miami University.
  34. Ibid.
  35. Ibid.
  36. Ibid.
  37. Please see Braun et al. for a more extensive treatment of WCWS, the AWS escort service and the Roudebush sit-ins.
Notes to Images of Women
  1. Daring to Be Bad, p. 93.
  2. Ibid., p.93.
  3. Ibid., p.94.
  4. Ibid., p. 93.
  5. "women's Lib Seeks Beauty Contest End," Student (2/24/70).
  6. Ibid.
  7. Through the articles I read, it was difficult to distinguish between the two groups, they were referred to interchangeably and it is not clear to me whether or not they were two separate groups or not.
  8. "Liberated Women Protest Image," Student (2/3/70).
  9. "Women's Lib to Hold Workshop," Student (4/7/70).
  10. "Janet Wiernga Wins Miss Miami," Student (2/29/72).
  11. Ibid.
  12. "Western women concerned: the pageant protest," Student (2/27/73).
  13. "Freedom From Pageant," Student (3/1/74).
  14. "Peterson wins Miss Miami pageant," Student (2/27/79).
  15. Ibid.
  16. "Groups prepares for pageant protest," Student (2/26/80).
  17. "Women protest pageant, objectivity of Women," Reclaiming women's Herstory (March, 1988) Miami University.
  18. "Pageant site hit by vandalism," Cincinnati Enquirer (March 1988).
  19. Braun, et al., letter.
  20. Ibid., letter.
  21. Ibid., letter.
  22. Miami Report, volume 8, no34 (4/27/89).
  23. "Calendars emerge from months of time, energy," Student (9/30/86).
  24. "Women of Miami calendar sparks feminist response," Student (10/14/86).
  25. "Petersen receives audience approval ," Student (9/25/84).
  26. "Letter to the editor," Student (9/25/84).
  27. "Playboy's visit canceled," Student (2/17/89).
  28. S.T.O.P., "S.T.O.P. Protest," flyer (fall 1991), Miami.
  29. S.O.A.P., "Students Organizing Against Pornography," handout (1992), Miami.
  30. Mary Windham, interview with author (3/25/93), Oxford.
Notes to Education
  1. Daring to Be Bad, p.87.
  2. "Awareness Group Stress Trust," Student (1/21/72).
  3. "Identify With the Movement," Student (10/13/72).
  4. See Daring to Be Bad for a full description.
  5. "AWS Women's Week Emphasizes Roles of Contemporary Woman,"Student (2/13/70).
  6. "Women Seek 'Counter Revolution,'" Student (2/17/70).
  7. Ibid.
  8. "YWCA Plans Liberation," Student (9/24/71).
  9. Ibid.
  10. "Women's Day Monday In Memory of Strike." Student (3/5/71).
  11. "Women's Day,"Student (3/9/71).
  12. "Lectures Mark 2nd Annual Women's Day,"Student (3/7/72).
  13. "Workshops Checks Job, Sex Bias," Student (4/28/72).
  14. " AWS Plans 'Issues' Series, " Student (1/12/73).
  15. "A woman's place- wherever she chooses," Student (1/12/73).
  16. "AWS Sponsors Awareness Week: lectures, panels, discussions," Student (3/27/79).
  17. "Pornography, ads contribute to violence,"Student (10/15/82).
  18. "Women's Writing Workshop Provides Unique Writing Experience," Student (12/6/85).
  19. "Common Language' is forum for women writers," Student (10/10/86).
  20. Susan Kay, interview with author (2/26/93), Oxford.
  21. Jo Heimsch, interview with author (3/8/93), Oxford.
  22. Judith deLucie, interview with author (3/3/93), Oxford.
  23. Ibid.
  24. Ibid.
  25. Engle Committee, Report of the Committees to Review the Status of Women and Racial/Ethnic Minorities at Miami University (2/1/77), Miami University.
  26. "Women's major planned by colleges," Student (1/10/75).
  27. "Women's Studies get transcript notation by UC," Student (10/18/77).
  28. "Women's Studies program to begin," Student (9/12/78).
  29. Karen Maitland-Schilling, interview with author (3/24/93), Oxford.
  30. Women Studies Annual Report, 1981-82 (1982), Miami University.
  31. Gender, Race and Class: Perspective on Oppression, Power, and Liberation, class syllabus (spring 1990), Miami University.
  32. Ann Fuehrer, interview with author (3/5/93), Oxford.
  33. Judith deLuce, interview with author (3/31/93), Oxford.
  34. Schilling, K. Report of the Committee to Evaluate the Women's Center (1981), Miami University.
  35. Susan Kay, interview with author (3/29/930, Oxford.
  36. Ibid.
  37. "Women;s Resource Center Newsletter," Volume 1, no. 5 (February 1978), Miami University.
  38. Schilling, K. Report of the Committee to Evaluate the Women's Center (1981), Miami University, p.4.
  39. Schilling, K. Report of the President's commission Improvement of the Status of Women Faculty, Staff and Students (May 1, 1989), Miami University.
  40. Julia Sterkovsky, interview with author (3/24/93), Oxford.
  41. Students Teaching Students Through Peer Education (1992), Miami University.

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