The YWCA invites Houston businesses
and organizations to honor their employees at the fourth annual Outstanding
Women's Luncheon at noon on February
22 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel's Imperial
Ballroom. Liz Carpenter (right), former
press secretary to Lady Bird Johnson and
national co-chair of ERAmerica, will be
the honored guest and speaker. The
YWCA's Outstanding Woman's Award
was created to recognize the development
of the leadership role of women during
the past 100 years. The theme of the
luncheon is "Over 100 Years in the
Woman Business." Registration 523-6881.
Looking for a roommate who plays chess or want a ride to Colorado? Classified advertising rates are 30 cents a word. Enclose your check with copy as you want it to
appear. Mail to: Breakthrough Classifieds, P. O. Box 88072, Houston TX 77004.
Financial Planning for Women: presented by Ford Witherspoon, C.P.A., Tuesday, February 20, 8:00 p.m. Women's Success Development Center's Guest Lecture Series
4141 Southwest Freeway, Suite 415, 840-9207.
Single Mothering, a workshop for women who are raising children by themselves,
begins Monday, February 12 and 19. For further information, please call Women's
Success Development Center, 840-9207.
A trip to the Peoples Republic of China and Japan this summer will earn participants
six hours of either graduate or undergraduate college credit in sociology or psychology. The trip, from July 2 through 28, is part of a course, Social Change in China, and is
sponsored by the American Institute for Foreign Study and Dr. Hilary Karp of the UH
Clear Lake City campus. A series of evening lectures and films between June 4 and 22
will prepare participants for the trip. Cost of the trip, San Franciso to San Francisco,
including all meals, air fare and lodging is $2795, plus transportation to San Francisco [
tuition, fees and insurance for Texas residents of approximately $400. For more information, call Dr. Karp at 488-9410 or travel coordinator Doris Wood at 483-2161
during business hours.
Pottery classes in handbuilding and wheelthrowing are underway at South Shepherd
Potworks, 5218 S. Shepherd (at Bissonnet). Five morning and evening classes are meeting once a week for six weeks. New classes will be offered in April and May. For more
information, call 529-0561 or 467-6502.
WANTED-WOMEN'S DANCE BAND-The Association for Women in Psychology is
looking for a band from Texas or the southwest, preferably women, to provide dance
music for Saturday night entertainment at their national conference in Dallas, March
8-11. The dance is a highlight of their conference each year. Contact Susan A. Gore,
Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX 76129,
or call 817-921-2180.
Radio station KPFT has openings for two positions: general manager and radio producer. Pacifica Radio is the oldest group of listener supported, public radio stations in
the United States. Interested persons should send a resume to Pacifica Radio,
419 Lovett Blvd., Houston, TX 77006.
How Feminists Can Defeat the Ultra-Right is the theme of a public forum to be presented by California Radical Women on Saturday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the UH
central campus. Feminists of all political viewpoints are encouraged to attend and participate in discussion. Call 524-7980 for more information.
Radical Women-unites the best of Feminism and Socialism. For literature list: R. W.,
3815 5th N. E., Seattle, WA 98105.
The UH Continuing Education Center will offer two workshops for women during the
coming month. A ten-week course in Speed Writing-A Contemporary Shorthand System, will begin Monday, February 26, from 6 to 9 p.m.. A one-day workshop, Employed Women-Direct Communication Assertiveness, will be conducted from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Friday, March 2. For information and registration, contact Alice Whatley,
Coordinator, Continuing Education, UH, at 749-4185.
Breakthrough is back publishing full-size issues but we still have only one full-time
staff person. We need writers, photographers, graphic designers, illustrators, typesetters
(we will train), proofreaders, copy editors, and paste up and layout artists. Our most
critical need is for people with flexible day time schedules to sell advertising space
(15% commission) and to help in the office or run errands for us during our production week.
for Women in Psychology
announces the sixth annual
National Conference on Feminist Psychology
Theory, Research, Practice and Celebration
Dallas, Texas, March 8-11, 1979
Lowe's Anatole Hotel
The Conference will present recent work on sex roles, the psychology
of female experience and feminist analyses of other psychological
issues. Program formats will include symposia, issue-oriented and
experiential workshops, individual papers, open discussion hours,
films, demonstrations and other innovative approaches to feminist
Sexism in literature
Life cycle development
Violence against women
Sex similarities and
Teaching the psychology of
Cross cultural views
Winners of the 1978 AWP Distinguished Publication
Awards will take part in the convention. The following
Jessie Bernard, Ph.D., in recognition of significant and
substantial contributions of research and theory that
advance our understanding of the psychology of women
and promote the achievement of the goals of the
Association. She will lead an open discussion on description
and analysis of the female world.
Alice H. Eagly, for her article "Sex differences in
influenceability," which appeared in the Psychological
Bulletin, 1978, Vol. 85. She will talk about "Sex differences
Ann Frodi, Jacqueline Macaulay, and Pauline Ropert
Thome, for their article "Are women always less aggressive
than men? A review of the experimental literature," which
appeared in the Psychological Bulletin, 1977, Vol. 84.
Macaulay will chair a panel on Feminist Politics 1979:
Leonore Tiefer, Ph.D., for her article "The context and
consequences of contemporary sex research: A feminist
perspective," which appeared in Sex and Behavior: Status
and Prospects, edited by W. McGill, D. Dewsbury and
B. Sacks (Plenum Press, 1978). Her presentation will be:
What We Don't Know About the Physiology of Female
Virginia E. O'Leary, Ph.D., for her book Toward
Understanding Women (Brooks/Cole, 1977). She will
discuss the future of the psychology of women.
AWP Member $10
Non Member $15
Student or limited means:
AWP Member $ 3
Non Member $ 5
Free child care will be provided.
Co-sponsored by AWP and the Psychology Department
of Texas Christian University
Susan A. Gore, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, Texas 76129