Scholar and Feminist Conference IX program, 1982

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PROGRAM

THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIST IX:

TOWARDS A POLITICS OF SEXUALITY

A conference sponsored by The Barnard College Women's Center

Safurdny, /1pri.’24, 1982 9 am In (7 pm

THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIST IX:

Check-in—9:OO-9:45 am——Barnard Hall

Morning Session—9o:45-12 noon—Gymnasium

Welroming Remarks Ellen V. Falter, President, Barnard College

How Feminists Thought About Sex: Our Complex Legacy Ellen Carol DuB0is, SUNY—Buffalo Linda Gordon, University of Massarhasetts~B0ston

lnterstices: A Small Drama of Words Hortense Spillers, Haverford College

The Taming of the Id: Feminist Sexual Politics 1965-1981 /llire Erlmls, University of Michigan

Moderator, Carole S. Vanre, Colamlria University

Lunch—12 noon-I pm—McIntosh Student Center

Afternoon Workshops—1:15-3 pm

Closing Session—3:30-4:30 pm—Gymnasium

Desire for the Future: Radical Hope in Passion and Pleasure /imlver Hollilmugli, Socialist Review

Poetry readings by Hattie Cossett, Cherrie Moraga and Sharon Olds

Introduced by Janie L. Kritzman, Barnard Women’s Center

Reception—4:30-6 pm——McIntosh Student Center

This ronferenre is made possible by a gran

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Afternoon Workshops

. Power, Sexuality and the Organization of Vision

Mary Ann Doane, Brown University Barbara Kruger, Artist

Lacan: Language and Desire Maire Kurrilr, Barnard College

Political Organizing Around Sexual Issues Cheryl /ldams, lesbian Feminist Liberation Noreen Ccinnell, NYC Planned Parenthood

Brett Harvey, No More Nice Girls

Pornography and the Construction of a Female Subject Bette Cordon, Hofstra University Kaia Silverman, Simon Fraser University

Teen Romance: The Sexual Politics of Age Relations Camille Bristozo, The Center for Public /ldvocacy Research Sharon Thompson, The Center for Open Education

Everything They Always Wanted You to Know:

Popular Sex Literature

Meryl Altman, Columbia University

Beyond the Cay/Straight Split: Do Sexual ”Roles" (Butch/Femme) Transcend Sexual Preference?

Esther Newton, SUNY—Purchase

Shirley Walton, Diana Books

Sexuality and Creativity—A Theatre Workshop Shirley Kaplan, Barnard College

. Aggression, Selfhood and Female Sexuality: Rethinking

Psychoanalysis Dale Bernstein, psychotherapist Elsa First, psychotherapist

Class, Cultural and Historical Influences on Sexual Identity in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship Oliva Espin, Boston University

Pat Robinson, clinical social worlcer

Beyond Politics: Understanding the Sexuality of Infancy and Childhood

Mary S. Calderone, M.D., Sex Information and Education Council of the US. ISIECUSI

Kate Millett, writer . (continued)

from the Helena Rubinstein Foundation

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The Defense of Sexual Restriction by Anti—Abortion Activists

Faye Ginsliurg, Graduate Center~CUNY

Susan Hill, National Women's Health Organization Politically Correct, Politically Incorrect Sexuality Dorothy /lllison, Conditions

Muriel Dimen, Lehman College~CUNY

Mirtha N. Quintanales, Ohio State University

]oan Nestle, Leshian Herstory /lrrhives

The Myth of the Perfect Body: Age, Weight, and Disability Roberta Caller, Postgraduate Center for Mental Health Carol Munter, Counril on Eating Prohlems

The Forbidden: Eroticism and Taboo

Paula Wehster, Institute for the Study at Sex in

Society and History

Sexual Purity: Maintaining Class and Race Boundaries Diane Harriford, SUNY—5tony Brook

Concepts for a Radical Politics of Sex

Gayle Rubin, University of Mirhigan

Sex and Money

/lrlene Carmen, Judson /\/Iemorial Churrh

/irademir Coordinator Carole S. Vance

Planning Committee

Julie Abraham Julie German Esther Newton

Hannah Alderter Faye Ginsburg Claire Riley

Meryl Altman Diane Harriford Susan Riemer Sacks

Jan Boney Beth Jaker Ann Snitow

Frances Doughty Mary Clare Lennon Quandra Prettyman Stadler Ellen DuBois Sherry Manasse Judith R. Walkowitz

Kate Ellis Nancy K. Miller Ellen Willis

Judith Friedlander

Marybeth Nelson Patsy Yaeger

Conferenre Coordinators Women's Center Jane S. Gould

Janie L. Kritzman

Maria La Sala

THE WOMEN'S CENTER Barnard College New York, NY 10027