Scholar and Feminist II registration form, 1975

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THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIST II: TOWARD NEW CRITERIA OF RELEVANCE

A conference sponsored by The Barnard College Women‘s Center

Saturday, April 12, 1975 9:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

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

THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIST II: TOWARD NEW CRITERIA 0F RELEVANCE

A conference sponsored by The Barnard College Women’s Center

Saturday, April 12, 1975

Our second academic conference will present new models and modes of feminist research in response to these

two central questions:

How are the criteria of relevance in traditional scholarship challenged and redefined by a feminist perspective? How does feminism affect the choice and the interpretation of texts and data?

PROGRAM

Check—in at Barnard Hall — 9:30 — l0:00 A.M.

Papers and Discussion — 10:00 — 12:00 A.M.

Welcoming remarks Mart/ia Peterson, President, Barnard College

History and the Social Relation of the Sexes Joan Kelly—Gadol, The City College of New York, CUNY

One Biologist’s Perspective on Sex Differences Helen H. Lambert, Northeastern University

Moderator, Annette K. Baxter, Barnard College Commentator, Catharine R. Stimpson. Barnard College

Lunch — 12:30 - 2:0() P.M.

Seminars — 2:00 — 4:30 P.M.

l. A neglected theme in Euripides’ Medea: interpret- ing classical literature Helen Bacon, Barnard College

2. Sexual mythologies in the avant—garde: Joyce and Robbe—Grillet Jane 0. Grace, Lehman, CUNY Susan Suleiman, Columbia University

3. Critical approaches to art and literature: beyond “objectivity” Carol Duncan, Raniapo State College

4. Women’s Studies, phase II: the new issues Donzna C. Stanton, Barnard College

5. Surviving graduate school Jo Freeman, SUNY, Purchase

6. Research and activism: bridging the gap Mary Jean Tully, NOW

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Women and the French revolution Gita May, Colimzbia University

Women or their absence in the American novel before World War I Myra Je/zlen, SUNY, Purchase

The spiritual quest in women’s writing: at the juncture of literature and religion Carol Christ, Columbia Universitx‘

Feminism and psychological autonomy: a partici- pative workshop

Hester Eisenstein, Barnard College

Susan R. Sacks, Barnard College

Personality theory and women Maxine D. Bernstein, SUNY, Empire State

Anthropology of women and sexism S/terry B. Ortner, Sarah Lawrence College

Cocktails — 4230- 6:00 P.M.

The conference will be limited to 250 participants and registration will be accepted in order of receipt. To reserve your place, please return the attached form with your fee no later than March 14, 1975. Each participant will attend one afternoon seminar. Please list four choices; we will do our best to honor your preference. You will receive your seminar assignment when you check in on the morning of the conference. For further information write or call the Women’s Center, Barnard College, 117th and Broadway, New York. N. Y. 10027, 212-280-2067.

Registration

NAME

Enclosed is my registration fee of

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Seminar choices

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{-510 (regular) j$5 (student) which includes lunch.

Please make check payable to the Barnard Women’s Center. Detach this form and return no later than March 14, 1975 to:

Nancy K. Miller

list by number

Day care formchildren, ages_,. 

Academic Coordinator Women’s Center Barnard College

New York. N. Y. 10027