Seneca Falls South Stage
Saturday, November |9 1^77
SENECA FALLS STAGE is produced by Barbara
Price of Women in Production; sound by Margot
McFedries of Together Sound; lighting by Leni
Schwendinger of Lighten Up; stage management
[by Jennifer James.
9 a.m. Bring Her Back Alive:
Our Pertinacious Foremothers!
Music and drama with the Co-Respondents.
10 a.m. Get Physical:
Self Defense and You
Karen Sprintzin Rubin, first degree black
belt, Tae Kwon Do.
10:30 a.m. Poetry Perspective
Joanie Whitebird and Diana Chang.
11:30 a.m. Seneca Soapbox
Soapbox oratory, 3 minutes for 15 persons. Moderator, Wilma Scott Heide.
12:30 p.m. Seneca Falls Jamboree
Maggie Savage and Jude Fogelquist, Ann
Lane, Maxine Feldman.
2:45 p.m. Life Styles:
A Panel on Women's Choices
Jean Lipman-Blumen, moderator. Jackie
St. Joan, Beverly Everett, Joan Goodin,
Ronnie Haggerty, Jesse Bernard, Jinx Melia
and Libby Koontz.
3:45 p.m. Dance
Rathna Kumar and Ballet Folklorico.
4:15 p.m. The Politics of Women's Studies
Presented by Dr. Florence Howe.
4:35 p.m. Mime Time
5 p.m. Seneca Soapbox
Rhea Mohica Hammer, moderator.
|6 p.m. 200 Years Sojourn Through Fashion
KVomen of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
J7:30 p.m. Seneca Falls Revue
Maya Angelou, M.C. With Cryer & Ford,
Harrison & Tyler, Holly Near and Mary
kVatkins, and The Deadly Nightshade.
Sunday, November £ II1977
10:30 a.m. Women's Salon
Poetry and readings with discussion. Olga
Broumas, Deena Metzger, Valerie Miner,
Gloria Orenstein, Erika Duncan, Karen
1:30 a.m. Seneca Soapbox
Diane Gallagher, moderator.
12:45 p.m. Classical Seneca Falls
Emma Goldman, soprano and Gladys
Norris, accompanist. Cambiata soloists:
Isabelle Ganz, Carolyn Plummer, Margaret
Bragg, Wayne Brooks, Robert Deutsch,
Linda Watson and Richard Nunemaker.
2:15 p.m. Comedy Workshop
3:15 p.m. Seneca Soapbox
Carmen Delgado Votaw, moderator.
4:15 p.m. Dance
Jeanie Spinks and Rozlind Lively, Laura
Fly, Christy Miller, Space Dance Theatre.
5:30 p.m. Seneca Falls Finale
Ivy Bottini, Kristen Lems, Ginni Clemmens
To be announced Revue
Saturday, November |*J 1977
The activities in WOMEN'S ARTSPACE are jointly sponsored by the Women's Caucus for Art and
the National Coalition of Women's Art Organizations. Thanks also to Elloise Schoettler from
the National IWY Commission.
Films: Brides, Muriel Magenta and Spring
Comes to Upstate New York, Barbara Jo
Revelle. Discussion with the filmmakers.
Video Film: Arlene Raven and Ruth Iskin
(Film courtesy of Horsfield/Blumenthal,
Chicago, Video Data Bank, Chicago Art
Slides: Women's Art Work
The Artist in the Schools: Slide presentation. Narration by Terzani Beverly.
Strategies for Gaining Recognition and
Rewards: Panelists: Mary Garrard (D.C),
Jo Hanson (Calif.), Charlotte Robinson
(Va.), Arlene Raven (Calif.), Cynthia
Navaretta (N.Y.). Moderator: Elloise
Improving the Status of Women in Art:
Success Stories. Panelists: June Wayne
(Calif.), Miriam Shapiro (N.Y.), Howar-
dena Pindell (N.Y.), Dorothy Hood (Tx.),
May Stevens. Moderator: Charlotte Robinson (Va.).
Video Film: Agnes Martin (Film courtesy
of Horsfield/Blumenthal, Chicago, Video
Data Bank, Chicago Art Institute.)
Sunday, November 2Q 1977
Video Film: Louise Bourgeois (Film courtesy of Horsfield/Blumenthal, Chicago,
Video Data Bank, Chicago Art Institute.)
Status of Women in Art in the Southwest:
Moderator: Eleanor Tuft. Panelists: Marcia
King, San Antonio, Tx; Trudy Sween,
Houston, Tx; Muriel Magenta, Tempe, Az.;
Ann Holmes, Houston, Tx.; Judy Urutia,
San Antonio, Tx.
Slides: Women's Art Work
Video Film: Ellen Lanyon (Film courtesy of Horsfield/Blumenthal, Chicago
Video Data Bank, Chicago Art Institute.)
Saturday, November IJJ 1977
Sunday, November /Jj 1977
Survival Strategies for Women's Organizations. Jennifer Fleming, Philadelphia.
Kum Baya (Come By Here). A listening
and counseling service provided by Houston-area women.
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Get Physical: Self Defense. Karen Sprintzin Rubin, First Degree Black Belt, Tae
Kwon Do. Group discussion and physical
participation. Learn what to do when physically threatened, how to avoid unsafe situations and how to protect your home and
Reclaiming Our Bodies and Our Lives.
Corky Bush, University of Idaho. Slide
show with music dramatizing a positive
image of women.
Outdoor Women Slide Show. Images of
women participating in outdoor activities.
White water canoeing, kayaking, backpacking, mountaineering, angling and
hunting. Emphasizing women's capabilities and competence.
Get Physical: Self Defense
Room 211/West Hall
Saturday, November IQ 1977
Sunday, November 9ft 1977
9 a.m. Does Anybody Need Me Anymore?
Fay Kanin, writer. Maureen Stapleton
plays an older wife in an Italian working
class family who examines her life.
9:45 a.m. Choices
By New Mexico Commission on the Status
of Women. Jean Jordan, director. Documentary on men and women in non-traditional jobs in New Mexico.
10:30 a.m. Amelia Earhart
By CBS News. Newsreels about her life set
in the context of women's history from the
suffrage movement to WWII.
1:15 a.m. A Question of Justice
Miriam Bucher, writer/producer. International women lawyers agree on needed
legal reforms for the women of the world.
Noon i. Nobody's Victim
Vaughn Obern, director. Obern and Ellen
Barker, writers. Personal safety and how to
avoid or meet danger of rape.
2:35 p.m. Images of Country Women
By Lucyann Kerry. Portraits of four rural
women in West Virginia, including a
1:20 p.m. Salt of the Earth
Herbert Diberman, director. Michael Wilson, writer. A searing portrayal of sex,
ethnic and class conflicts in the Southwest, when Chicano miners go on strike.
3:15 p.m. Alice Neel
Producer/director, Nancy Baer. The
76-year-old portrait painter and mem
ber of the American Academy
Arts and Letters.
4:15 p.m. Sugar 'N' Spikes
By Carol Cole, Rosemary Wiesner and
Tom Klinkostein. A
balanced presentation of views on the
move to integrate
school sports and
Monday, November 91 1977
9 a.m. The Sooner the Better
Produced by the Non-Sexist Child Development Project of the Women's Action Alii
ance. A model non-sexist nursery school.
9:45 a.m. In The Best Interests
Of The Children
By Frances Reid, Elizabeth Stevens and
[Cathy Zheutlin. Interviews with lesbian
mothers who fought in court to retain
custody of their children.
11:45 a.m. Old-Fashioned Woman
Producer/director, Martha Coolidge. The
(life of an 87-year-old New England woman.
12:45 p.m. IWY Conference
o.By Beatrice Milwe for Wom-
s International League
for Peace and Freedom.
The 1975 conference in
past Berlin attended by
non-governmental organizational representatives from 135
Room 219/West Hall
9 a.m. Yudie
By Mirra Bank. The life
and spirit of an old Jewish woman who never
9:35 a.m. North American
Indian Women's Association Conference.
Jules Baker, director/producer. Helvi Kailari, writer
/production assistant. A
document of Indian women's efforts to organize around common needs and interests.
10:10 a.m. Union Maids
By Julia Reichert. The efforts of three
women to unionize workers in the 1930s
is explored through old newsreels and interviews with the women today.
11:15 a.m. Breaking Out
of the Doll's House
y Joseph Losey. Jane Fonda plays Ibsen's
Saturday, November 1JJ 1977
Sunday, November £ 1977
12 Noon i is for Important
David Berliner, Gloria Golden and Lisa
Hunter, producers. The sex role biases of
teachers, kindergartners' fear of role reversal and emphasis on beauty in girls.
12:30 p.m. Womanpower:
International Women's Year Conference
By Claire Kaplin and Mark Robbins. Re
lates scenes from the IWY conference in
Mexico City and the Tribune to scenes
from lives of women around the world.
1 p.m. The Emerging Woman
By Lorraine Gray, Roberta Haber, Melanie
Maholick and Helena Solberg-Ladd. The
history of the American women's move
ment in old documents and newsreels.
1:55 p.m. Joyce at 34
By Joyce Chopra and Claudia Weill. A
study of the conflict between career and
ichildrearing and two generations' views
of the women's movement.
2:45 p.m. Pride in Belonging
By the U.S. Armed Forces. The role of
women in the armed forces.
3: 30 p.m. How We Won the Vote
Nancy Gager, writer; Ray Hubbard, producer. History oi tne suttrage movement and
origins of ERA shown through old news-
reels and interviews with the surviving
4.45 p.m. Decade of Our Destiny
By Bettina Cork for the National IWY
Commission. The link between the U.N.
Decade for Women and the state and national women's conferences.
additional film showings
Are You Listening by Martha Stuart Communications Inc. Stuart, an independent
television producer, will bring: Women
Business Owners; Household Technicians
Women Who Have Had an Abortion; Women Who Wouldn't Have an Abortion; Key
Women at International Women's Year;
Women in Management; Men Who are
Working With Women in Management;
Jamaican Women; Couples Who are Sharing
Responsibilities, and others. Discussions
with participants in the shows; taping of
live interviews; information about how
they have worked to change the image of
women in the media. Saturday, 9:30-11:30
a.m. & 2:30-4:30 p.m., and Sunday, 2:30-
Friday, November IX 1977
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Equal Rights Ratification Assembly. Hyatt
Regency. Sponsored by the National Federation of the Business and Professional
Women's Association (BPWA). For Pro-
ERA BPWA members. ERA update, panel
of national organization presidents speaking on IWY and ERA. Credentials required.
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Seminar at the University of Houston
Graduate School of Social Work. Social
Services for Women: The Feminist Perspective. Course, On Attainint Personhood:
The Female Perspective for Counselors and
Psychotherapists. Examination of areas
that hinder or enhance growth. Therapeutic techniques. Friday & Saturday, $25.
Registration at 8:30 a.m., or call 749-1513.
Reita A. Troum, instructor.
Saturday, Noven*er |9 1977
Militant Forum: IWY and After-How
Women Can Win. Speakers: Olga Rodriguez, Willie Mae Reid and Evelyn Reed.
Christ Church Cathedral. Corner Texas &
Sunday, November ^(|1977
8:30 a.m.10 a.m.
Interfaith Worship Service at Rothko
Chapel on the University of St. Thomas
campus. Private buses will take delegates to
The Women's Group of the First Unitarian
Church sponsors feminist band Jubilee
(Austin, Tx.) and speakers Cecilia Preciado
de Burciaga, IWY Commissioner and Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs at Stanford University; and Midge Costanza, Special Assistant to the President. 5210 Fannin
Militant Forum: Feminism and Socialism.
Speakers: Elizabeth Stone, Socialist Workers Party; Cathy Sedwick, Young Socialist Alliance. Christ Church Cathedral. Corner of Texas & San Jacinto.
Film: The Word is Out. About gay women
and men. Rice University Media Center.
University & Stockton.
Film: The American Woman: Portraits of
Courage, narrated by Patricia Neal. The 10
women featured are Sybil Ludington, Deborah Sampson, Abigail Adams, Elizabeth
Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Belva
Lockwood, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner
Truth, Mother Mary Harris Jones and Rosa
Parks. Followed by a panel discussion on
women's history. Sponsored by the National Conference of Christians & Jews, Houston region. Downtown City Library, 500
3 p.m.-5 p.m.
Open House at The Bookstore. Honoring
June Arnold and Bertha Harris. 1728 Bis-
sonnet. Women only.
Monday, November 21, 1977
10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
P.E.N. Regional Conference. For writers,
poets, critics and editors. University of
Houston campus. Thru Tuesday, with topics ranging from "New Directions in Contemporary Fiction" to "Dealing with the
Eastern Literary Establishments." Donald
Barthelme, Ishmael Reed, Max Apple, Susan Sontag and Grace Paley are among
panel speakers. Free. Call 749-3431.
Tuesday, November 991977
Benefit Party for the U.S. Women's Olympic Volleyball Team. Gilley's Club, 4500
Spencer Hwy, Pasadena. Mickey Gilley,
country singer, and the Red Road Express.
$7/single, $12.50/couple. For tickets, call
For Schedule of Studies In American
Women and Briefings From the Top,
see page 28.
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