Scholar and Feminist III registration form, 1976

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A conference sponsored by The Barnard College Women’s Center

Saturday, April 10, 1976 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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


A conference sponsored by The Barnard College Women’s Center

Saturday, April 10, 1976

The third in a series examining the impact of feminism on traditional modes of scholarship, this year’s conference focuses on a basic problem now attracting attention in many disciplines: What are the Origins of the position of women in society and culture? What are the sources —- historical, psychological, social, economic and

political — of woman’s condition, past and present?

P R 0 G R A M Check-in at Barnard Hall —— 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Morning Session — 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Welcoming Remarks Elizabeth Janeway, Trustee, Barnard College

Unraveling The Problem of Origins:

An Anthropological Search for Feminist Theory Rayna R. Reiter, The New School for Social Research

When Did Man Make God In His Image? A Case-Study in Religion and Politics Elaine H. Pagels, Barnard College

Moderator, Hester Eisenstein, Barnard College

Lunch -12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Afternoon Seminars — 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.

1. The Female Threat: Patriarchal Ideology in the Odyssey Mary R. Lefkowitz, Wellesley College Joan Peters, The City College, CUN Y

2. Jung After Feminism: A Perspective from the Psychology of Religion Naomi Goldenberg, Yale University

3. The Politics of Wagelessness: Women, House- work, and the Wages Due Silvia Federici, New York Wages for Housework Committee

4. Anger As Inspiration and Inhibition: American Women Writers, 1850 to the Present Ann Douglas, Columbia University

5. Origins of Women as Sex-Objects in the Visual Arts Nanette Salomon, Queens College, CUN Y, and Fordham University

6. The Development of Sex Differences as the Development of Power Differences Rhoda K. Unger, Montclair State College





The Origins of Modern Marriage Heidi Hartmann, The New School for Social Research

Ellen Ross, Connecticut College

Beyond the Mother Tongue: Repression and Expression of Sensuous Experience in Women’s Poetic Language

Barbara S. Miller, Barnard College

Agueda Pizzaro, Brooklyn College, CUN Y

“Biological” Origins: Avoiding the Mire of ‘ ‘Genetic Destiny’ ’

Ethel Tobach, American Museum of Natural History

The Medieval Church: What Happened to Women? Suzanne)’. Wemple, Barnard College

The Physical Abuse of Women: The Force of Patriarchy Nadia Telsey, York College, CUN Y

The Perspective of the Black Woman Writer in American Literature Joan Hazzard, The City College, CUN Y

13. Origins and Aims of Socialist Feminism

Barbara Ehrenreich

Elizabeth Ewen, Old Westbury, SUN Y

Reception — 4:30 - 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 26, 1976. 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 ADDRESS $10 (regular) $5 (student _ or limited income) which includes lunch. Zip Please make check payable to the Barnard Women’s Center. Detach this TELEPHONE form and return no later than March AFFILIATION FIELD 25» 1975 ‘°‘ _ _ Hester Eisenstein Seminar Choices Academic Coordinator “St by number Women’s Center Barnard College

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New York, N. Y. 10027