Scholar and Feminist conference VIII program, 1981
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PROGRAM THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIST VIII: THE DYNAMICS OF CONTROL /1 conference sponsored by The Barnard College Women's Center Saturday, April 11,1981 9 am to 6 pm
THE SCHOLAR AND THE FEMINIS: Check-in—9:00—9:45 am—Barnard Hall Morning Session—9:45-12 noon—Gymnasium Welcoming Remarks Ellen V. Putter, Acting President, Barnard College Anti-Feminism, the ”New Right” and Reagan Zillah Eisenstein, Ithaca College From Slavery to Welfare: The Control of Black Women Cheryl Townsend Gillces, Boston University Repression and Resistance: .A Historical Perspective Blanche Wiesen Cook, John Jay College of Criminal Iustice, CUNY Moderator, Hanna Lessinger, Barnard College Lunch—12 noon—1pm—McIntosh Student Center Afternoon Worl
” VIII: THE DYNAMICS OF CONTROL 10. 11. 12. 13. Afternoon Workshops . Laid Bare by the System: Work and Survival for Black and Hispanic Women Elizabeth Higginbotham, Columbia University . Defending and Combating Sexual Harassment: Problems in Regaining Control Nadine Taub, Women's Rights Litigation Clinic, Rutgers Law School-Newark Women, Media and the Dialectics of Resistance Lillian Robinson, Center for Research on Women, Stanford University The Social Enforcement of Heterosexuality and Lesbian Resistance in the 1920's Lisa Duggan, Lesbian and Gay History Project of New York; University of Pennsylvania . . Women Health Care Workers: Organizing and Resisting Karen Sacks, Business and Professional Women's Foundation; Dulce University . The Controversy Over Sterilization Among Puerto Rican Women in New York City Iris Lopez, Columbia University . Crisis, Reaction and Resistance: Women in Germany in the 1920's and 1930's Renate Bridenthal, Brooklyn College, CUNY /ltina Crossmann, Rutgers University Marion Kaplan, lnstitute for Research in History, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Same-Sex Networks, Compulsory I-leterosexuality, and the Family Rayna Rapp, The New School for Social Research Ellen Ross, Ramapo College To Tell Us Who We are: Storytelling as Perpetuation and Creation Ieannine Laverty, storyteller Lesbian Rights and the Struggle for Reproductive Freedom Sara Bennett, activist and writer loan Gibbs, Black activist and writer Textbooks, Socialization and Control Beryle Banfield, ]amila Gaston, Ruth 5. Meyers— Council on lnterracial Books for Children Images of Women in Latin America's Literature of Protest Lourdes Rojas»Paiewonsky, Hamilton College ”Mean Mothers”: Independent Women's Blues Rosetta Reitz, writer and music producer (Continued) This conference is made possible by a grant from the Helena Rubinstein Foundation
Bettina Berch Janet Corpus Julie Doron Joan Dulchin Wendy Fairey Atina Grossmann 14. Myths of the ”Model Minority": The Rebellion of Asian-American Women, 1965-1980 Ginger Chih, photographer and picture researcher; Asian Women United Diane Mei Lin Mark, writer 15. Pro-Family Politics, Sexism and Sexual Repression Ellen Willis, The Village Voice 16. Women on Welfare: Public Policy and Institutional Racism Bettylou Valentine, anthropologist and writer 17. Religion as an Instrument of Social Control Judith Plaslcow, Francine Quaglio———Manhattan College 18. Who Controls Women's Health? Diana Scully, Virginia Commonwealth University Academic Coordinator Hanna Lessinger Planning Committee Diane Harriford Mary Sheerin Elizabeth Higginbotham Barbara Sicherman Jacqueline Leavitt Maxine Silverman Sherry Manasse Quandra Stadler Cynthia Novack Laura Whitman Susan R. Sacks Conference Coordinators Women's Center Jane 5. Could Christina Greene Janie Kritzman THE WOMEN'S CENTER Barnard College New York, NY 10027