Scholar and Feminist Conference IV program, 1977

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PROGRAM

THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIST IV: CONNECTING THEORY, PRACTICE, AND VALUES

A conference sponsored by The Barnard College Women’s Center

Saturday, April 23, 1977 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

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Check in — 9:00 — 10:00 a.m. Barnard Hall

(3% m vu+\ 3 Lu rw/‘\ Morning Session — 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon - m

Welcoming Remarks Jacquelyn Anderson Mattfeld, President, Barnard College

Social Implications

of the Scientific Study of Sex Diana Long Hall, Boston University and Radcliffe Institute

Is Traditional Scholarship Value Free?

Toward a Critical Theory Mary E. Payer, Columbia University

Discussant, Elizabeth Minnich, Barnard College Moderator, Mary Brown Parlee, Barnard College

Lunch — 12:30 — 2:00 p.m. - Hewitt Dining Room

Afternoon Workshops — 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Milbank Hall

Reception — 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. - James Room

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

NECTING THEORY, PRACTICE, AND VALUES

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Patriarchy as Paradigm: The Challenge from Feminist Scholarship Judith Long Laws, Cornell University

Androcentrism in Biology Ruth Hubbard, Harvard University

Sexism and Social Policy Issues in Urban Planning and Architecture

Jackie Leavitt, Columbia University, School of Architecture and Urban Planning

Surviving as a Feminist Scholar Outside the Academy

Cynthia Secor, HERS, Mid-A tlantic; and University of Pennsylvania

Women's Culture/Male Philosophy/Human Thought: What is the Question?

Sara Ruddick, New Schoolfor

Social Research

The Problems in Demystifying Women’s Healthcare

Sally Guttmacher, Columbia University, School ofPublic Health

Making Feminist Scholarship More Accessible Nancy Henley, University of Lowell

Taking Our Lives Seriously: Everyday Experi- ence as a Source of Feminist Social Theory Pamela Fishman, New York City

Linda Marks, New York City

The Need for a Feminist Literary Theory Elaine Showalter, Douglass College, Rutgers University

Medical Ethics and Sterilization Helen Rodriguez-Trias, Lincoln Hospital

Alternate Structures and a Utopian Proposal

for an Institute for Advanced Feminist Studies

Gerda Lerner, Sarah Lawrence College (continued!

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Transsexualism — the Ultimate Homage to Sex Role Power

Janice Raymond, Five College Faculty, Amherst, Massachusetts

Practical Theory and Working with

Feminist Presses

Charlotte Bunch, Institute for Policy Studies; and Quest

Sagaris and the Politics of Feminist Studies Joan Peters, Douglass College,

Rutgers University

Linkages Between Racism and Sexism Jane Galvin Lewis, Social Change Advocates

Academic Coordinator Mary Brown Parlee

Planning Committee Nancy Miller Emily Heilbrun Hester Eisenstein Joan Peters Susan R. Sacks Linda Marks Maria von Salisch Mary E. Payer

Conference Coordinators Women’s Center

Jane S. Gould Ellen McManus

THE WOMEN’S CENTER Barnard College New York, N .Y. 10027