Editor, Lynne Mutchler
Does the Church 's attitude toward women and sex contribute to violence against women? will be addressed by Dr. Sheila Sheinberg of UH at a meeting of St. Joan's Alliance, November 18, 7:30 pm, 1801 Sage Road. For further information call 665-3471.
Artist Judy Chicago will be in Houston this month promoting The Dinner Party exhibit
which opens at UH/CLC in early March, 1980. She will lecture at the First Unitarian
Church on Tuesday, November 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door. On
November 25 (Sunday) there will be a reception for Chicago at UH/CLC. Call 488-9326
for further details.
Interested in promoting respect on the job for employed women? Join Houston Network for brunch Sunday December 2 at 10:30 a.m. at 3214 Ann Arbor. Call 772-2948 or
721-6027 for further information.
Houston Network, a local group organized to upgrade the status of working women
by: developing a network of women concerned about employment issues in the Houston area; supporting women in their efforts to protect themselves from discrimination;
educating women about their rights; and participating in national events which highlight
the concerns of working women in compiling information on women workers in Houston. To join Houston Network or to participate in their survey contact Lena M. Ship-
man, Houston Network, 5500 N Braeswood No. 242, Houston, Texas 77096, 721-6027
A Women and Management workshop at Family Service Center, Saturday December 1
will explore how to overcome the limitations of female role training and how to increase
one's career potential and managerial ability. Led by Patsy Feigle, MSW, the workshop
will be from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Tuition $25. Reservations needed-call 524-3881.
Abortion rights will be the topic for the Women's Caucus of DESOC with speakers Joan
Glantz of the ACLU, Hanna Schecter of NOW, and Lauire Smollins, counselor at the
UH University Center Carribean Room, 7:30 pm November 18.
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To fill a need for greater communication between community periodicals and community organizations in the South, a directory of Southern Progressive Periodicals is being
published by a Nashville-based group called Progressive Education which asks feminists
to suggest listings for this directory. It will list about 70 periodicals ranging from the
Texas Observer in Austin to Spectrum, Tallahassee's cooperative newspaper. Suggestions
for periodicals to be listed should be sent to Progressive Education, PO Box 120574,
Nashville, TN 37212 by Nov. 30.
Disabled? The Coalition for Barrier Free Living is a resource group for people with disabilities and offers information about housing, transportation, legislation, employment,
and barriers of all kinds, like: attitudes, architecture and the environment. For more information call 654-1207 or write Coalition for Barrier Free Living, PO Box 20803,
Houston, Texas 77025
Dija Que Los Perros Ladren, a drama by Sergio Vodanoic, concerning political corruption in Chile, opens November 30 at Ripley House Theatre, 4401 Lovejoy, presented by
Teatro Bilingue. For further information and tickets call 926-2661.
Woman-in-sight: New Art in Texas selected by Marcia Tucker, Director of the New Museum, New York City is now on exhibit at Dougherty Cultural Arts Center, 1110 Barton
Springs Road, Austin, TX. The exhibition, presenting Women & Their Work, continues
until December 9, Monday-Friday Noon-5, Saturday and Sunday Noon-6.
Image of the Black, a photographic survey of the African in the imagery of Western
artists from the earliest contacts with Egypt through the Middle Ages, will be exhibited at the newly renovated Julia Ideson Building of the Houston Public Library Mondays through Saturdays 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., opening November 10. Over 100 photographs
plus books and other materials on display, sponsored by the Menil Foundation and the
Institute for the Arts of Rice University, offer new perspectives on the complex and
varied representations of blacks throughout history. The exhibition is free and will
continue through January 12, 1980.
Rawslyn Ruffin, feminist singer/songwriter, will perform at Bay Area NOW's Christmas
party December 5. Peggy Cook will perform magic tricks, and there will be wine and
cheese. For information on time and place, call Bonnie Huval, 331-0444.
Meg Christian, the "cutting edge" of the women's music movement, will be in Houston
for a holiday concert Friday, December 21. Mark your calendar and watch for details.
A course entitled Women In Medicine: Baseline For Success will be presented by:
Department of Medicine and Women in Medicine at Baylor and UT. This course will be
held at Universtiy of Texas Medical School Building January 26-27, 1980. For further
information contact the Office of Continuing Education, Baylor College of Medicine
The Association for Women in Psychology will hold a National
Conference on Feminist Psychology in Los Angeles, California
March 6—9, 1980. The deadline for proposals for program
topics for the conference is November 1. For further information write to: Hannah Lerman, 1980 AWP Conference Coordinator, 1543 South Oakhurst Drive, Los Angeles CA 90035.
daniel boone cycle
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77004