Stumbling Toward Enlightenment

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15/01/2016
by barenose
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Remember the Ladies: Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya

She was made a tenured professor in 1889, and in the same year Russia’s Imperial Academy of Sciences changed its rules to allow her to join its ranks. She was admired throughout Europe. Nonetheless, two years before her death, she was banned from teaching in her native land—because she was a woman. Continue reading

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