ERIC Number: ED239567
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Sisterhood Surveyed. Proceedings of the Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association Conference (West Chester, Pennsylvania, October 1-2, 1982).
Sessa, Anne Dzamba, Ed.
Proceedings of the 1982 conference of the Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association are presented. Synopses of sessions include the following topics: iconography of sisterhood, matriarchy, ethnic and cultural critiques, political perspectives, and nontraditional women students. Conference papers and authors are as follows: "Friends for Half a Century: The Relationship of Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Grace Channing Stetson" (Ann J. Lane); "Cygnets and Ducklings: George Eliot and the Problem of Female Community" (Linda Hunt); "Harmonious Sisters, Voice and Verse: Women and Fiction in Milton's Early Verse" (Janet E. Halley); "Women and the Scottish Enlightenment" (Esther L. Barazzone); "The Education of Germaine de Stael, or Rousseau Betrayed" (Madelyn Gutwirth); "Loyalty and Betrayal: Iseut and Brangien in the Tristan Romances of Beroul and Thomas" (Roberta L. Kreuger); "Communities of Sisters: Utopian Fiction by U.S. Women, 1970-1980" (Carol F. Kessler); "Rosa Mayreder (1858-1938), Pioneer of Austrian Feminism" (Mary-Ann Reiss); "Feminism as a Sophisticated Concept: Good News, Bad News, and Old News" (Sylvan H. Cohen); "Feminist Issues and Feminist Attitudes: Teaching Today's Students" (Paula S. Rothenberg); and "Changes in the Way Men and Women View Themselves and Each Other" (John Gormly, Anne Gormly). (SW)
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Feminism, Higher Education, Literary History, Literature, Social History, Sociocultural Patterns, Womens Education, Womens Studies
Women's Studies Office, West Chester, West Chester Univ., West Chester, PA 19383 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Chester Univ., PA.