ERIC Number: ED256651
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Women's Studies and the Curriculum. Proceedings of the Conference on "Scholars and Women" (College Park, MD, March 13-15, 1981).
Triplette, Marianne, Ed.
Twenty-three conference papers related to the topic of women and curriculum are presented. Keynote addresses have been grouped together in the first section to provide an overview of the field of women's studies. Papers covering research about women in the sciences, social sciences, and the humanities are grouped together in Part II. The text concludes with the papers dealing with research about sex role issues in the classroom and mainstreaming techniques. Papers presented are: "Scholarship about Women: The State of the Art" (Catharine Stimpson); "Women and the Power of Education" (Florence Howe); "Scientific Objectivity and Feminist Theorizing" (Helen Longino); "Why Should More Women be Scientists?" (Alan Soble); "Sexual Dimorphisms in the Brain and Behavior: Reflections on the Concept" (Trudy Villars); "Darwin and Sexism: Victorian Causes, Contemporary Effects" (Charlotte A. Hogsett and Sue V. Rosser); "Women and the Changing Norms of Health and Disease" (Rosalind Ekman); "Women and Social Security: Social Policy Adjusts to Social Change" (Hilda Kahne); "Work Satisfaction among Women in Non-Traditional Occupations" (Judith S. McIlwee); "The Emerging Theory of Institutional Discrimination" (Marianne Triplette); "Collegiate Women and Institutional Change, 1875-1920" (Anne J. Russ); "Aztec Women in the Sixteenth Century: Kinship and Religion" (Susan Kellogg); "The Myth of Sexual Egalitarian Communities: New Harmony and Brook Farm Revisited" (Carol Kolmerton); "Elsie Dinsmore Haunting the Minds of Millions of Women" (Mary Welek Atwell); "Male Instructors in Women's Colleges" (William Aiken); "Perceptions of Authors and Their Arguments as a Function of Sex" (Arthur R. Poskovil); "Predicting the Null in Women's Research with Black Populations" (Mary Mitchell Harris); "A Developmental Study of Sex Differences in Mathematics and Reading Avoidance" (Joan Douglas); "A Typology of Motives and Attitudes toward Women's Roles among Black and White Older Undergraduate Women at an Urban University" (Audrey Maslin); "Mainstreaming Women's Studies into Teacher Education" (Dorothy S. Russell); "Methodologies of Integration of Scholarship about Women into Sociology Courses" (Caroline M. Dillman); "Woman's Point of View in a Freshman Literature Course" (John Allen); and "Integrating Women's Studies Perspectives into the Philosophy Curriculum" (Laura M. Purdy). (LH)
Descriptors: Blacks, Curriculum Development, Employed Women, Feminism, Higher Education, Humanities, Integrated Curriculum, Mainstreaming, Mathematics Anxiety, Science Education, Sex Differences, Sex Discrimination, Sex Role, Social Attitudes, Social Change, Social Sciences, Teacher Education, Womens Education, Womens Studies
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Princeton, NJ.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Salem Coll., Winston-Salem, NC.