Fonds 10-025 - Canadian Women's Studies Association (CWSA) fonds

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Título próprio

Canadian Women's Studies Association (CWSA) fonds

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  • Textual record

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Fonds

Código de referência

CA ON0034 10-025

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Data(s)

  • 1973-2006, predominant 1982-2006 (Produção)
    Produtor
    Canadian Women’s Studies Association (CWSA)

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Descrição física

2.52 m of textual records

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(1982-)

História administrativa

The Canadian Women’s Studies Association (CWSA) was founded in 1982 at the Learned Societies’ Conference in Ottawa. As a bilingual association of Women’s Studies practitioners across Canada, the CWSA’s mandate is to provide a professional network for Women’s Studies specialists and to promote and foster women’s studies as an academic discipline. The CWSA was a member of the Canadian Humanities Federation, the Social Science Federation of Canada and later, when these two organizations merged, the Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada (HSSFC). In conjunction with the HSSFC, they sponsor an annual conference. The CWSA has published a biannual newsletter since 1982.

In 1992, the CWSA issued its first conference programme entitled Weaving alliances: selected papers presented for the Canadian Women’s Studies Association at the 1991 and 1992 Learned Societies Conferences. The CWSA took over the publication of Atlantis, originally a women’s studies journal issued by Mount Saint Vincent University in 1994 when its publication was suspended due to internal disputes.
In 1993, in response to gender equity issues uncovered at the University of Victoria Political Science Department and on other Canadian campuses, the CWSA launched the Chilly Climate Committee to investigate the issue and propose remedies. In 1998, the CWSA website was launched and a cyber-committee was created in order to keep the association apprised of issues concerning women and new communications technology.

Since 2002, Atlantis, under the aegis of the CWSA, has sponsored an annual prize for a monograph in either French or English published during the previous year. The Book Prize was renamed in 2011 to the Outstanding Scholarship Prize. In 2004, the CWSA introduced both the Undergraduate and Graduate Essay Prizes. The essays are anonymously judged by a committee of 3-5 members.

The CWSA continues to promote Women’s Studies as an academic discipline and it continues to sponsor conferences and publish periodicals on the subject.

História custodial

The fonds was donated to the University of Ottawa Archives and Special Collections to be part of its Canadian Women’s Movement Archives, in four separate accruals. The first was donated in 1995, the second in 1996, the third in 2003 and the final in 2006.

Âmbito e conteúdo

This fonds contains documents relating to the Canadian Women's Studies Association (CWSA) from its beginning in 1982 until 2006. It consists of mainly textual documents relating to the administration, membership, activities, promotion of women's studies as an academic discipline in Canadian universities, and the publication of the periodical and monograph Atlantis, Newsletter and Weaving alliances. The fonds also contains material from other organizations collected by members of the CWSA, namely, the Action-éducation des femmes (AEF), the Canadian Abortion Rights Action League (CARAL) and Women Plan Toronto (WPT).

The administrative documents include the CWSA constitution, reports, an organizational handbook, meetings' minutes, notes, agendas, a speech, proposals, an administrative history, short biographies, and correspondence. It includes financial documents such as budgets and financial statements, as well as promotional material such as pamphlets, newspaper clippings and advertisements. It also contains documents relating to conference planning and other activities carried out by the organization.

The fonds contains copies of the Newsletter, Atlantis and Weaving alliances.

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Idioma do material

  • inglês
  • francês

Script do material

  • latim

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Restrições de acesso

The majority of the fonds is open and accessible, however, some files are restricted for a predetermined period of time. Please ask ARCS staff for further information.

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Materiais associados

Issues of the Newsletter were integrated to the Women's Archives periodical collection under the following call number: ARCS Women's Archives HQ 1907 .C383.

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CA

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ON0034

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RAD

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Final

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Máximo

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Revised May 2017

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  • inglês
  • francês

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