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Gender Studies Symposium

April 06, 1987

Undergraduate Campus

This symposium is dedicated to Michelle Rosaldo, anthropologist, who died tragically in the Philippines in 1981. Rosaldo was a visiting scholar in a summer 1981 faculty seminar on women’s studies at Lewis & Clark.

Monday, April 6

8:30-9 a.m., Registration and Coffee Thayer Rooms, Templeton Center

9-10:30 a.m., Thayer Rooms
Panel A: Women Writers after 1800
Dr. Dorothy Berkson and students, Lewis & Clark

9-10:30 a.m., Council Chamber
Panel B: Sambizanga 15 Years Later (includes excerpts from the film)
Michael F,. Dembrow, Portland Community College

10:30-11:30 a.m., Thayer Rooms
Panel A: Black American Women’s Literature
Juliet Cole, Rachel Stevens, University of Washington

10:30-11:30 a.m., Council Chamber
Panel B: Women in the Nicaraguan Revolution: A Media Presentation
Cheryl lbabao, Lewis & Clark

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Thayer Rooms
Panel A: Preview of Task Force Report on Prostitution in Portland Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon,
Phil Park, Susan Hunter, co-chairs of Task Force

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Thayer Rooms
Panel B: Men and Women in Relationships: Two Responses to Gflligan
Lorna Lock wood,
Denise Solomon, Lewis & Clark

12:30-1:30 p.m., Thayer Rooms
Sexual Harrasament
Kirk Tibbets, Dr. Helena Carlson, Lewis & Clark

1:30-2:30 p.m., Thayer Rooms
With Silk Wings: Im­ages of Asian-American Women
Dr. FlaineKiln, University of California, Berkeley

2:30-3:30 p.m. Thayer Rooms
Panel A: Women and Work: Immigrant and Third World Perspectives
Sarah Jo Chapleri, Lorna Lockwood, Lewis & Clark

2:30-3:30 p.m. Monteith Conference Room
Panel B: Curriculum Integration Workshop; (limited enrollment) Dr. Blaine Kim

3:30-5 p.m., Thayer Rooms
Mothers’ Dreams for Their Daughters; Daughters’ Dreams for Themselves–Black Perspectives Jeanette Swenson and students from,Jef­ferson High School: Sharon Davis, Heidi Darrow, Kimberly Robinson, Jackie Starr, Trisa Watson

5:30 p.m., Dinner, Stamm Dining Room
for Symposium Speakers, Moderators and Respondents

7:30 p.m., Council Chamber, Reception following
Keynote Address: Gender and Life Stages: A Crosscultural Perspective
Dr Pearl Primus

Tuesday, April 7

8:30-10 a.m., Thayer Rooms
Women in Class and National Liberation Struggles
Dr. Jeffrey Barlow, Jean Huntley, Annie Phelps, Lewis & Clark

10-11 a.m., Thayer Rooms
Girls into Women: Women into Selves
Dr. Elizabeth A. Beverly and Maia J.L. Davis, Reed College

11 a.m.-12 p.m., Thayer Rooms
Women in Latin America
Dr. Donia Abarea, University of Costa Rica, Grace Dulaney, Lewis & Clark

12-1 p.m. Council Chamber
Human Rights in Argentina
Renee Epelbaum, Argentinian journalist

1-2:30 p.m,, Thayer Rooms
Social Relations and Ideologies of Reproduction
Dr, Nancy Grey Osterud, Dorinda lVelle, Lewis & Clark: Dr. lrene Silverblatt, Yale Univcrsity

2:30-3:30 p.m., Thayer Rooms
African Women Writers
Dr. Eustace Palmer, University of Sierra Leone

3:30 p.m., Fir Acres Theatre
Dance Is M y Language, a special presentation
Dr Pearl Primus, Onwin S. Primus-Brode

7:30 p.m.,Council Chamber, reception following
Women and Development
Panel of five Visiting Fulbright Scholars: Dr. Abarea, Dr Abeygunawardena, Dr. Dolphyne, Dr. Guzman,, Dr. Palmer

Wednesday, April 8

9-10:30 a.m., Thayer Rooms
Representations of Women

Dr. Robert Goldman, Marilyn Cony, Mallory Clark, Lewis & Clark

10:30-11:30 a.m., Thayer Rooms
Panel A: American Women and Work: Issues of Racu and Class
Dr. Irene Friczc and Jacquelyn Frost, Universitv of Pittsriturgh; Or. Nona Glazer, Portland State University

10:30-11:30 a.m., Council Chamber
Panel B: Woman in India: A Media Presentation.
Dr. Richard Adams, Greg Hamilton, Collette Young. Lewis & Clark

11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m., Thayer Rooms
A Celebration of Poetry
Dr. Kirn Stafford, Lewis & Clark, convenor

12:30-1:30 p.m., Council Chamber
Panel A: The Nairobi Conference: Celebrating the Decade of Women, A Media Presentation
Dorinda Welle, Lewis & Clark

12:30-1:30 p.m., Thayer Rooms
Panel B: Gender and Science
Michael Morton,
Lewis & Clark

1:30-2:30 p.m., Council Chamber
Panel A: Gender and Art Confusion
Dr. PhyIiis Yes, Lewis & Clark

1:30-2:30 p.m., Thayer Rooms
Panel B: Women and Religion
Dr. Susie Stanley, Western Evangelical Seminary; Virginia Shabatay, Portland Community College

2:30-3:30 p.m., Thayer Rooms
Multicultural and Gender Awareness and Sensitivity: A Workshop
Dr. Mike Garcia, California State University, F’ullerton

3:30-4:30 p.m., Fir Acres Theatre
Caryl Churchill: A Special Lecture/Performance of Her Work
Dr. Stephanie Arriold and students, Lewis & Clark


Pearl Primus, Ph.D., is a distinguished scholar, professor, choreographer and dancer. Currently professor of Ethnic; Studies and Visiting Artist at New England’s Five College Consortia, Primus received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Anthropological Society in 1985. Primus is founder and director of the Pearl Primus Dance Language Institute and is internationally recognized as an interpreter of dance.
Onwin S. Primus-Borde is a musician in residence at the Pearl Primus Earth Theater. Borde is a master percussionist, stage manager, lighting designer and special effects technician.
Renee Epelbaum is a journalist on human rights in Argentina and a member of the Madres de la Plaza de Mayo, the Mothers of the Disappeared.
Elaine Kim, Ph.D., is a professor, Department of Asian-American Studies, University of California, Berkeley.
Visiting Fulbright Scholars
Sonia Abarca, Ph.D., is director, Department of Psychology, National University of Costa Rica.
Hema Dias Abeygunawardena, Ph.D., is a research officer, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.
Florence Dolphyne, Ph.D., is head, Department of Linguistics, University of Ghana.
Laura Guzman, Ph.D., is vice dean, School of Social Sciences, University of Costa Rica.
Eustace Palmer, Ph.D., is professor and chair, Department of English Language and Literature, Sierra Leone.

Symposium schedule is subject to change. For more information call 503-293-2654.

Sponsored with the assistance of the Council on Human Rights in Latin America, the Fred Meyer Trust through a grant for Pacific Rim International Studies, the QUILL IV Project of the American Association of Colleges, the Visiting Fulhright Scholars and Occasional Lectures Program of the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, the Western States Project on Women in the Curriculum funded by the Ford Foundation, the Lewis & Clark College Lectures and Concerts Committee, Internaucmal Studies Coordinating Committee, and Student Academic, Affairs Board.