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Sue Sheridan interviewed by Biff Ward in the History of the Women's Movement in Australia oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1951299
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Sheridan, Susan, 1944- interviewee
 
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Description 2000 June 30 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 74 min.) 
Series

History of the Women's Movement in Australia oral history project.

Summary

Sheridan speaks of her family background and early influences, she recounts the early Women's Liberation Movement in Adelaide from 1972b such as its structure and the differences of ideology, the establishment of Women's Liberation House, the personal effects on her life, the links between Womens and Gay Liberation movements, the founding of Women's Studies at Flinders and Adelaide universities, Women's Liberation programmes on Radio 5UV, the setting up of the Feminist theatre Group and its strong cultural/political focus, the gendered nature of knowledge and the politics of changing it, reflections on the difference between reformist feminism and cultural-political feminism, her career decisions, the impact of feminism from today's perspective.

Notes

Recorded on June 30, 2000 in Kent Town, S. Aust.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary available. 
Subjects Sheridan, Susan, 1944- -- Interviews.  |  Feminists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Feminism -- Australia -- History.  |  College teachers -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Ward, Elizabeth, 1942- interviewer

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