Women Learning to Cope
Calls for Submissions
Bulletin of the International
Notice for activities, reportage on work and events, and exchange of information, opinion and contacts are welcome submissions to the Bulletin. Items must be in English and reach the editor one month prior to publication dates of March and September. For guidelines,information or submissions write to Editor W.John Morgan at Department of Adult Education, Cherry Tree Buildings, University Park, Nottingham, England, NG7 2RD.
This special issue celebrates the work of Mary O'Brien. Work
exploring and debating O'Brien's philosophy of birth and critique of dominant
Western intellectual traditions, or work that critiques ideologies of
reproduction in non-Western philosophy and theory, is invited. Other topics
might be: women and mothering in social and political thought; feminist
epistemology and ethics; current or historical case studies on reproduction or
ideologies of reproduction; and issues around the new reproductive
technologies. Submissions should not exceed 3,000 words and must be received by
February 1, 1989. Contact:
Mount Saint Vincent University
In honour of Dr.Lillian Wainwright, the university has
established a scholarship of $15,000 to be awarded yearly to a woman entrance
student with a serious interest in science. Dr.Wainwright has served at Mount
Saint Vincent for 31 years and was named professor emeritus of biology upon her
retirement this summer. For more information write:
Books & Publications
Breaking the Silence
Breaking the Silence has released two special issues on The Changing Family, March and June, 1988. These themeissues explore the problems and limits of the traditional family structure and present re-examinations of the family in more positive forms.
Matrix, the story of
This is an account of how Nanaimo women developed a cooperative consensus model in response to the Forward Looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women. It is a how-to book that includesresearch reports, photographs, news stories, and organizational models.
Dr. Eichler, a professor of sociology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, has written a practical approach to identifying, eliminating and preventing sexistbias in social science research. Three derivative sources of bias are discussed: sex appropriateness, feminism and sexual dichotomies. The book also provides a chapter on guidelines for non-sexist research.