Scholar and Feminist Conference XIV program, 1987
The Scholar and the Feminist XIV: WOMEN IN THE 21ST CENTURY: Looking Forward and Looking Back am: DOW M97 Saturday, March 21, 1987 8:30 am to 6:30 pm A conference sponsored by The Barnard Women's Center
PROGRAM Check-in at Barnard Hall 8:30-9:00 am MORNING SESSION 9 AM-12: 30 PM Welcoming Remarks Ellen V. Futter, President, Barnard College Conference Opening: Temma Kaplan, Director of the Barnard Women's Center Rayna Rapp, New School for Social Research, "The Presence of the Past in the New Reproductive Tech- nologies: A Feminist View” Bell Hooks (Gloria Watkins), Yale University, ”Toward a Revolu- tionary Feminist Pedagogy” Sara Evans and Barbara Nelson, Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota, ”Comparable Worth: the Paradox of Technocratic Reform" Louise Meriwether, Author, "Rereading the Past: Segments from a New Historical Novel" Lunch 12130-2200 pm AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS: 2:30-4:30 PM 1. WRITING AS A SOUTH ASIAN IMMIGRANT WOMAN POET Meena Alexander, Fordham University 2. WOMEN AND THE PASSAGE TO CIVILIAN RULE IN LATIN AMERICA Sonia Alvarez, University of California, Santa Cruz Patricia Chuchryk, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada Jane Iacquette, Occidental College 3. STUDENT ORGANIZING NOW AND IN THE FUTURE Danisa Baloyi, Teachers College, Columbia University Tanaquil Jones, School of General Studies, Member of the Steering Committee of the Coalition for a Free Southern Africa Barbara Ramsby, University of Michigan 4. QUANTUM MECHANICS AND FEMINIST SCIENCE Karan Barad, Barnard College Elisabeth Friedman, Centennial Scholar, Barnard '88 5. FEMINISM IN INDIA: ISSUES AND IDEOLOGY, PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS Amrita Basu, Amherst College Leslie Calman, Barnard College 6. DISABLED WOMEN IN FICTION: LIMITS AND EMPOWERMENT Christopher Baswell, Barnard College Ruth Kivette, Barnard College Timea Szell, Barnard College 7. CRISES IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF FEMALE SUBIECTS: THE COUCH, THE NEGATIVE, AND OTHER NARRATIVE SURFACES Page Baty, University of California, Santa Cruz, ”The Post-Mortem Condition: Re-membering Marilyn Monroe” Lisa Bloom, University of California, Santa Cruz, ”Mapping the Male Subject" Susan Gevirtz, University of California, Santa Cruz, "Pilgrimage as Poetics: Dorothy Richardson" Thyrza Goodeve, University of California, Santa Cruz, "Frances Farmer and the Legacy of Hysteria” 8. GENDER POLITICS OF HONOR AND SHAME Elizabeth Cohen, University of Toronto 9. BLACK FAMILIES Marsha Jean Darling, Wellesley College and Hunter College, CUNY
10. THE FEMINIZATION OF POVERTY AMONG WOMEN IN PUERTO RICO Carmen Gautier, University of Puerto Rico 1]. THE NUDE: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE Mary Gibbon, Hunter College, CUNY Barbara Winslow, Hunter College, CUNY 12. WOMEN AND THE STATE IN THE 20TH CENTURY: COM- PARATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON IAPAN, THE SOVIET UNION, AND WEST GERMANY Wendy Goldman, University of Pennsylvania, ”Women and the Family in the Russian Revolution" Robert Moeller, University of California, Santa Cruz, "The State and Women's Lives in Post-World War 11 West Germany" Katherine Uno, Temple University, "State and Motherhood in Pre-War Iapan” 13. NEW DIRECTIONS IN FEMINIST LAW Janice Goodman, Cardozo Law School, ”Future Employment Issues of Women” Isabel Marcus, SUNY/Buffalo Law School, "New Family Law” Nadine Taub, Rutgers University Law School, "Legal Ramifications of the New Reproductive Technologies” 14. THE FUTURE OF FEMINISM IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Spelman College 15. MILESTONES OF PROGRESS: THE LESBIAN ISSUE AND THE FEMINIST/GAY MOVEMENT Lee Hudson, Office of the Mayor, New York City Ginny Vida, New York City Com- mission on the Status of Women 16. THE FUTURE OF U.S. FEMINIST POLITICS AND FAMILY POLICY Ethel Klein, Columbia University 12 CRITICAL FUTURES: WOMEN/ LANGUAGE/THEORY Nancy K. Miller, Moderator, Barnard College Mae G. Henderson, Rockefeller Fellow, Rutgers University, and Wellesley College Mary Russo, Hampshire College Patricia S. Yaeger, Harvard University 18. WOMEN'S STUDIES AND FEMINISM IN THE FUTURE Barbara Omolade, City College, CUNY 19. CHANGING REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN: THREE ARTISTS’ CRITICAL VIEWS Andrea Fraser, Artist/Writer, New York City Aimee Rankin, Artist/Writer, New York City Leslie Thornton, Film & Semiotics, Brown University Marianne Weems, Curator, New York City 20. WOMEN CREATING THE OPPOSITE OF WAR Vera Williams, Author, Illustrator, Member of War Resisters League CLOSING SESSION 5:00 PM-6:30 PM RECEPTION AND FEMINIST COFFEEHOUSE: ”T HE UGLY-OUT AND OTHER OUTRAGES” In the spirit of Emma Goldman (”If there's no dancing, I won't come to your revolution.”), Ms. Magazine columnist Mary Kay Blakely and Claudia Davis, Linda Sheets, and Joan Uebelhoer from Fort Wayne, Indiana, present songs, drama, and comedy to raise the spirits and extinguish the brushfires among battle-weary feminists.