"We, The Women"..... June 11-13
"We, The Women..."a three day Bicentennial Conference sponsored by Wayne State University on June 11-13 will explore the concerns and problems of women in the field of politics, health, education, and work - with the goal of fostering a new understanding of the Preamble of the Constitution: "We, the people . . ."
Among the participants are consumer affairs advocate Bess Myerson; author Caroline Bird; conductor-director Sarah Caldwell; U.S. Rep. Yvonne Brathwaite-Burke (D-Cal.); and labor leader Olga Madar.
A conference highlight is a concert at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 12, featuring guest conductor Caldwell and the Michigan Chamber Orchestra. Sessions, workshops, the concert, and special events will take place in WSU's McGregor Memorial Conference Center, the Student Center Building, and the Rackham Educational Memorial Building. All sessions are free, except for the concert and meals. Advance registration is recommended.
"Women in Politics: Influence vs. Power" Friday, June 11, 6:45 p.m.
"Health: New Bodies and New Souls" and labor sessions Saturday, June 12, 9:00 am - 5:00 p.m.
"Education of Women" and "Legal Rights" Sunday, June 13, 9:00 am - 2:00 p.m.
Closing Session - "Women in the New World," with Bess Myerson Sunday, June 13, 4:30 p.m.
Further information can be obtained by calling 577-3107 or 577-2782.