is the of and gender in every field. Its basic premise is that traditional education is based on a of men—usually upper-class, Caucasian, educated men—while other groups of men and all different groups of are erroneously subsumed under the category "mankind." Early on courses drew especially on history, literature, and sociology, but they quickly expanded to the other humanities (philosophy, religious , comparative literature, art, music) and the social sciences (anthropology, political science, economics, psychology, geography). Science and technology have been slower to embrace , but biology, math, technology, computer science, chemistry, physics, and medicine have all begun to examine their assumptions for sexist bias, and courses in "gender and physics," " geologists," or "sexism and science" are de rigueur in most programs.
Open Door meeting, 1929.
NYPL Digital Gallery
Source: Schwimmer-Lloyd collection, 1852-1980, bulk (1890-1960) / Rosika Schwimmer Papers / J. Photographs / Woman Suffrage and Feminism. / Congresses and Organizations / Miscellaneous
Location: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Manuscripts and Archives Division
Catalog Call Number: MssCol 2703
Digital ID: 1536879
Record ID: 1012892
Digital Item Published: 1-8-2007; updated 3-25-2011