Scholar and Feminist Conference I program, 1974

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  THE SCHOLAR

AND

THE FEMINIST

the women’s center barnard college ll may I974

THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIST

What is the impact of feminism on scholarship? What are the implica- tions for the disciplines? for academic institutions? and for scholars in their own research and their understanding of women? These questions are the focus of today's conference and will be examined by three con- current panels of scholars from different disciplines. The thirteen afternoon workshops are planned around the general theme, "Scholarship and Feminism: Conflict, Compromise, Creativity," and will address specific questions within this framework.

Conference Coordinator — Susan Riemer Sacks Psychology and Education, Barnard College

Student Coordinator — Batya Hyman Barnard College

Director, Women's Center — Jane S. Gould

P R 0 G R A M

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Check-in, Barnard Hall 10:00 - 12:30 p.m. Morning Panels l2:30 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch, Hewitt Dining Room 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Afternoon Workshops 4:30 — 6:00 p.m. Cocktail Hour, James Room

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This conference is made possible by a grant from the Helena Rubinstein Foundation, Inc.

MORNING PANELISTS

ELECTA ARENAL, Hispanic Literature, Richmond College; CAROLYN SHAW BELL, Economics, Wellesley College; CONSTANCE CARROLL, Classics, University of Maine/Portland-Gorham; LEE EHMAN, Biology, SUNY/Purchase; KATE ELLIS, English, Livingston College; GERDA LERNER, History,Sarah Lawrence College; LINDA NOCHLIN, Art History, Vassar College; MIRIAM SCHNEIR, History; VICTORIA SCHUCK, Political Science, Mount Holyoke College; JANET SISKIND, Anthropology, Rutgers University/Newark; JUDITH JARVIS THOMSON, Philosophy Massachusetts Institute of Technology; NAOMI WEISSTEIN, Psychology, SUNY/ Buffalo

Panel Moderators from Barnard College: Annette K. Baxter, History; Catharine R. Stimpson, English; Suzanne F. Wemple, History

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS SCHOLARSHIP AND FEMINISM: CONFLICT, COMPROMISE, CREATIVITY

NEW LITERARY SOURCES FOR FEMINISTS

I Louise Bernikow, Women's Studies, Jersey City State College Elizabeth Diggs, English, Jersey City State College WAR AND PEACE: FOUR GENERATIONS OF FEMINISTS

2 Hester Eisenstein, Experimental College, Barnard College Gladys Meyer, Sociology, Barnard College

WOMN IN SOCIAL SCIENCE: NEW QUESTIONS, OLD DATA Patricia Albjerg Graham, Education and History, Barnard College 3; and Columbia University Teachers‘ College Donna Shalala, Politics and Education, Columbia University Teachers‘ College

MULTIPLE ROLES OF A FEMINIST SCHOLAR A} Harriet B. Applewhite, Political Science, Southern Connecticut State College Darline Levy, History, Barnard College

WHAT BEFITS A WOMAN? E5 Sue Larson, Philosophy, Barnard College Mary Mothersill, Philosophy, Barnard College

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,Nancy Miller, French, Columbia University E V - A fix» 'Domna Stanton, French, Barnard-College‘ '

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IS WOMAN TH "DEVIANT CASE" IN SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH? Julia Makarushka, Sociology, Barnard College Astrid Merget, Political Science, Barnard College,

FILMS AND LITERATURE: SOURCES FOR TRANSCULTURAL ANALYSIS Leah Davidson, Psychiatry, William Alanson White Institute Barbara Miller, Oriental Studies, Barnard College '

FEMINIST LITERARY CRITICISM IN THE UNIVERSITY

RESEARCH IN TH HUMANITIES: WHAT NEW PERSPECTIVES? Carol Christ, Literature and Religion, Columbia University Elaine Pagels, History of Religion, Barnard College

,FEMINIST~SCHOLARSHIP IN ACTIONS A NEW LOOK AT CLASSICAL TRAGIC

HEROINES AND_THEIR MODERN COUNTERPARTS Carolyn Heilbrun, English, Columbia University Ann Sheffield, Greek and Latin, Barnard Collegel

2 »THE ECONOMICS or SEX DIFFERENTIALSS

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Cynthia Lloyd, Economics, Barnard College~; Beth Niemi, Economics, Rutgers University/Newark»

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FEMINISM: CATALYST FOR CREATIVE ENERGY Victoria Barr, Painting, Barnard College Jane Kaufman, Painting, Queens College

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