Scholar and Feminist Conference X program, 1983

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PROGRAM

THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIST X:

THE QUESTION OF TECHNOLOGY

A conference sponsored by The Barnard College Women's Center

Saturday, April 23, 1983 9 am to 6 pm

THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIST}

Check-in at Barnard I-Iall—9-9:45 am

Morning Session-—~9:45 am—12 noon——Gymnasium

Welcoming Remarks Ellen V Putter, President, Barnard College

Man, Machine and Myth: A Feminist Historical Perspective on Technology ]udith /i. McGaw, University of Pennsylvania

Advanced Technology, International Development and Women's Employment Maria Patricia Fernandez Kelly, San Diego State University

New Machines, New Bodies, New Communities: Political Dilemmas for a Cyborg Feminist

Donna Haraway, University of California—5anta Cruz

Moderator, Bettina Berth, Barnard College

Lunch—12 noon—1 pm—McIntosh Student Center

Afternoon Worl
            
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Afternoon Workshops

. From Scrub Boards to Microwaves:

Housework History in Perspective Ruth 5. Cowan, SUNY/Stony Brook

. Feminist Utopian Fiction

Lee Cullen Khanna, Montclair State College

. Workplace Automation: Studying Technological Discrimination

Eve Hochwald and Mary Murphree, Women and Work Research Group, Center for the Study of Women and Society, Graduate Center/CUNY

. The Electronic Cottage: Can We Bring the Power Home?

Iaime Horwitz, Graduate Center/CUNY

Can We Make Science More Feminist? Rita /irditti, The Graduate School of the Union of Experimenting Colleges

. Women and Weapons Technology

Shelah Leader, American University

. The Power to Create, the Power to Resist:

Ecological Feminism and Technology Ynestra King, New York City

. The Engineering of Reproduction

Marsha Hurst, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Health Hazards at Work leanne Stellman, Women's Occupational Health Resource Center, Columbia University

Women's Trauma? Women's Friend? Personal and Political Implications of the Microcomputer Beva Eastman, The William Paterson College of New Iersey

The Definition and Redefinition of Skill Lourdes Beneria, Rutgers University

Organizing the New Workplace

]udith Gregory, 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women

Marsha Love, New York Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSHl

Videotape: A Women's Development Tool Sherry Delamarter, Martha Stuart Communications

Minority Women in the Workforce and Technological Change Harriett Harper, Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor

Academic Coordinalor Bettina Berch

Planning Committee

Alice Amsden Jaime Horwitz

Leslie Calman Marsha Love

Sally Chapman Julie Marsteller

Eva Eilenberg Nancy K. Miller

Wendy Fairey Mary Murphree

Ruth Handel Susan R. Sacks

Diane Harriford Quandra Prettyman Stadler Eve Hochwald Norma Stanton

Conference Coordinators Women '5 Center Jane S. Gould

Janie L. Kritzman Lee Coppernoll Maria La Sala

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