History Timeline: 1984-1985
- Women's Studies Program is started at MIT
- Program Director: Ruth Perry
Program Coordinator: Mary Wyer
- Live Performance by Girls' Night Out
- First publication of Women's Studies Around Boston
- Women's Studies Research Room Opens
- Diversity and Change: A Celebration of Women
Reading by May Sarton, Prof. Nikki Giovanni, and NCAAA Founder Elma Lewis
- "Women's Studies in Technology and Science Education": Dr. Paul Gray, Dr. Shirley Malcom, and MIT Prof. Evelyn Fox Keller
- "Women in Development: A Critical Review of the Field" Prof. Asoka Bandarage
- "What's Happened to Women Scientists Since 1940?" Dr. Margaret Rossiter
- "Women Writing and Society" Novelist Margaret Atwood
- "Songs of Women's Experience" MIT Prof. Ruth Perry, Emory Prof. Amy Lang, and Berkeley Prof. Claire Kramsch
- "Feminism and the Role of Women in the Soviet Union, Journalist and Women" Activist Tatyana Mamonova
- "Prophesy Feminism and Witchcraft: Women Visionaries in Seventeenth Century England" Rutgers University Prof. Phyllis Mack
- Women and Computer Conference and Panel Discussion
- Film Screenings:
- "Not A Love Story"
- "Killing Us Softly"
- "Rosie the Riveter"