A Guide to the Women’s Studies Research Seminar Oral History Collection, 1991-1992
Composed of audiocassettes and a transcript, the Women’s Studies Research Seminar Oral History Collection, 1991-1992, documents numerous lectures and panel discussions regarding feminist theory and women’s issues, primarily concerning the United States, sponsored by the University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Women Studies from Fall 1991 through Fall 1992. Speakers on the audiotapes, such as Teresa Brennan, Ada C. Anderson, Carole Holahan, and Robert Hopper, analyze teenagers and sexuality in the media, the history of feminist publication, the depiction of women in literature and drama, and women in various cultures, among other topics. The 1992 transcript is a copy of Elizabeth Grosz’ lecture, "Psychoanalysis and the Imaginary Body."
Permission from Cynthia Orozco is required for access to her lecture, "Son Muy Hombres: Women’s Fight for Equality in LULAC, 1920-1992."
Ada C. Anderson maintains copyright for her lecture, "Austin Women in the Civil Rights Movement: From the Ice Palace to the Human Relations Commission."
Elizabeth Grosz maintains copyright for her lecture, "Psychoanalysis and the Imaginary Body."
Florence Howe’s lecture, "Twenty Years of Feminist Publication," may be used for educational purposes only.
Written permission from Irene Kacandes is required for quoting her lecture, "Violence against Women and Children: 1920s Berlin-style."
Susan Rubin Suleiman’s lecture, "The Surrealist Imagination in Post-modernist Fiction: Angela Carter’s Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman," may not be reproduced.
Women’s Studies Research Seminar Oral History Collection, 1991-1992, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers