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WOMEN LEARN FROM WOMEN

A Regional Conference

sponsored by

BARNARD COLLEGE COLUMBIA WOMEN'S LIBERATION DOUGLASS COLLEGE NEW YORK UNIVERSITY QUEENS COLLEGE RICHOND COLLEGE SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE SUNY AT OLD WESTBURY

Saturday, February 10, 1973 9:30 a to 4:30 pm

The Women's Center Barnard College on Broadway at 117th Street New York City 212-280-2067

WOMEN LEARN FROM WOMN will present a series of; workshops in which women from diverse backgrounds

,and points of view will explore some of the provoc-A

ative questions raised by the women's movement. workshop panels will include academic women, gradu- ate and undergraduate students, working women, mothers, and community women.

Each workshop will be presented twice, once in the morning and once in the afternoon so that those attending may register for two different workshops. A $1 voluntary contribution will be requested at the door. Day care facilities will be provided.

Due to space restrictions, attendance must be limited. Since workshops will be pre—assigned, it is necessary to return the attached registration form to reserve your place at the conference.

If you wish to have lunch at Barnard, please indicate this on the registration form. You may prefer to bring your lunch with you or choose from our list of neighborhood restaurants.

Some of the planners of this conference are: Catharine R. Stimpson, Barnard College; Carol Grone- man, Columbia Women's Liberation; Lois Banner, Douglass College; Constance Sutton, New York Univer- sity; Wendy Martin, Queens College; Phyllis Chesler, Richmond College; Gerda Lerner, Sarah Lawrence College; Florence Howe, SUNY at Old Westbury.

Saturday, February 10, 1973

PROGRAM 9:30-10:30 Check-in, Barnard Hall 5 10:30-12:30 Morning Session Workshops * l2:30—l:3O Lunch E 1:30-3:30 Afternoon Session Workshops 3:30-4:30 Wrap-up, Gym, Barnard Hall

WORKSHOPS

AFTER CONSCIOUSNESS RAISING, WHAT? - strategies for change: violence, socialization, political action

 

ANDROGYNY: TH RANGE OF HUMAN SEXUAL EXPRESSION -0 A heterosexuality, homosexuality, lesbianism, bisex-

"uality, pansexuality

CONTROLLING OUR BODIES - contraception, legal abor-< tion, new attitudes towards health care for women

DO WOMN HAVE A SEPARATE EXPERIENCE OF EDUCATION? SHOULD THEY? - as students, as teachers; what women's studies courses are telling us

EMANCIPATED LIFESTYLES - can women combine life, work, and love without marriage? the experience of women who have done so

HOW FAR WILL LEGAL SOLUTIONS TAKE US? - how laws such as those on rape and abortion manipulate and limit women

                             

LESBIAN EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION - what is it? What ' lesbian women are doing to change it

THE STRENGTH OF SISTERHOOD: A CASE HISTORY - admin V strators, faculty, staff, and maids working togeth f to end sex discrimination in employment ‘

WHAT DO WOMEN LEARN FROM WOMEN? - power structures:~ and access to information; feminism and new path- ways to knowledge

WHO WILL TAKE CARE OF THE CHILDREN? - new patterns for new lifestyles: mothers alone, parents who share, day care centers, communes

WOMEN IN SEARCH OF AUTONOMY - fear of risk-taking, fear of failure and success, taking oneself seriou , finding options, acting in one's own self—interest

WOMEN OVER 30: FEARS, EXPECTATIONS, AND REALITY - ageism, the media and self—image, economic needs and fulfillment

 

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Saturday, February 10, 1973 REGISTRATION FORM

NAME I would like to reserve a place for lunch at Barnard. (Lunch will be $1.50 at the Hewitt ADDRESS Diningroom.) yes no I will need day care yes no

How many children? ages PLEASE INDICATE FOUR CHOICES OF WORKSHOPS, IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:

lst 3rd

2nd 4th

Workshop assignments will be made in the order that we receive your registration form. Please send it in as soon as you can, but in any case no later than Thursday, February 1. $1 voluntary contribution at the door.

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