Scholar and Feminist Conference V program, 1978

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PROGRAM

THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIST V:

CREATING FEMINIST WORKS

A conference sponsored by The Barnard College Women's Center

Saturday, April 15, 1978

9amto6pm

THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIS

Check in -9 - 10 am, Barnard Hall

Morning Session — 10 am - 12 noon — Gymnasium

Welcoming Remarks Iacquelyn Anderson Mattfeld, President, Barnard College

Creating Feminist Works: A Panel Discussion

Eve Merriam, poet and playwright

Nancy K. Miller, Mellon Fellow in the Humanities, Columbia University

Harmony Hammond, artist and member of the Heresies Collective

Moderator, Elizabeth Minnich, Barnard College

Lunch — 12:30 - 2 pm —— Hewitt Dining Room

Afternoon Workshops — 2 - 4: 30 pm — Milbank Hall

Reception — 4: 30 - 6 pm — James Room, Barnard Hall

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

T V: CREATING FEMINIST WORKS

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A Feminist Perspective on Art History Ann Sutherland Harris, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Evolution of a Black Woman Artist Catti Iames, artist/designer

Teaching Women's Studies: How Creative? How Feminist? Catharine R. Stimpson, Barnard College, Signs

Blank Page/ Empty Canvas - A Moment Both Political and Personal

Honor Moore, poet and playwright, editor of The New Women's Theatre

The Process and Product of Developing a Theory of Gender

Suzanne Kessler, SUNY, Purchase

Wendy McKenna, Sarah Lawrence College

Crafts as Feminist Experience: Making Connections Sandra M. Whisler, fiber craftswoman

The Literary Salon: An Alternate Space for Feminist Writing and Theory

Erika Duncan, Karen Malpede,

Carol McCauley, Gloria Orenstein—The Woman's Salon

Using Feminism and Politics to Change the Health Care Structure Diane Lacey, Sydenham Hospital

Comedy and Performance in Scholarly Inquiry Naomi Weisstein, SUNY, Buffalo

Creating a Feminist Novel Alix Kates Shulman, author of Memoirs of An Ex-Prom Queen and Burning Questions

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An Anthropologist Looks at Women's Traditional Arts

Elizabeth Weatherford, School of Visual Arts, member 0 f Heresies Collective

Feminism vs. Ioumalism Margo Iefferson, Newsweek

Creating the Book/ Creating Ourselves Wilma Dzskin, Paula Doress, The Boston Womens Health Book Collective, co—authors of Our Bodies, Ourselves

The Autobiographies of 17th Century Hispanic Nuns From the Perspective of a 20th Century Feminist Scholar

Electa Arenal, C UNY, College of Staten Island

A False Dichotomy for the Artist: Individualism vs. Collectivity

May Stevens, painter, School of Visual Arts, member of Heresies Collective

Academic Coordinator Elizabeth Minnich

Planning Committee

Linda Marks Mary Parlee

Louise Adler Hester Eisenstein Irene Finel-Honigman Susan R. Sacks Pamela Fishman Maria von Salisch

Sandra V\lhisler

Conference Coordinators Women's Center Jane S. Gould Ellen McManus

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