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Houston Breakthrough, February 1979 - Page 31. February 1979. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 13, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/6029/show/6027.

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Date February 1979
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Transcript 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. classified ads 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. The Association 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 psychology. Topics Sexism in literature Motherhood Life cycle development Feminist theory Self nurturance Socialization Feminist Therapy Violence against women Sex similarities and differences Lesbianism Teaching the psychology of female experience Minority women Cross cultural views Winners of the 1978 AWP Distinguished Publication Awards will take part in the convention. The following were honored: 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 in influenceability." 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: Unfinished Business. 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 Sexuality. 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. Conference Registration 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 Conference Coordinator: Susan A. Gore, Ph.D. Department of Psychology Texas Christian University Fort Worth, Texas 76129 817/921-2180 February, 1979 31 Houston Breakthrough