The Scholar and the Feminist XIV (Women in the 21st Century: Looking Forward and Looking Back): Crisis in the Construction of Female Subjects: the Couch, the Negative, and Other Narrative Surfaces, part 1
Panel Discussion S. Paige Baty (listed in program as Page Baty; University of California, Santa Cruz) introduces and explains her research on the misconstructured telling of Marilyn Monroe's life. Next, Thyrza Goodeve (University of California, Santa Cruz) explains her research on movie star Frances Farmer and her analysis of the history of hysteria. Next, Suzan Gevirtz (University of California, Santa Cruz) looks at the fictions modern women (poets) have constructed for themselves. Part of the afternoon sessions at the Scholar and Feminist Conference XIV. This tape is continued on BC13-58_SFAudio_209. Papers presented or name of session: "The Post-Mortem Condition: Re-membering Marilyn Monroe"; "The North Polar Expeditions of Robert E Curry, Matthew Henson and Frederick Cook: A semiology of American Nationalist and Masculanist Discourses"; "Pilgrimage as Poetics: Dorothy Richardson"; "Frances Farmer and the Legacy of Hysteria" .