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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Golfer Cheyenne Woods -- Tiger Clan Member

photo courtesy NYTimes

Here's someone who should be fun to follow, Cheyenne Woods, Tiger's niece. NYTimes has a profile.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Writing Plays While Female

Women playwrights are indeed discriminated against when it comes to getting their plays mounted -- but the discrimination stems from female artistic directors and literary agents. What? See this surprising analysis by a budding Princeton economist.

Monday, June 22, 2009

"Neda": Pivotal Female Martyr in Iran

Women have been on the "front lines" in Tehran. The video of "Neda", 26, being shot and killed last Saturday night has been widely disseminated and may elevate her death to a pivotal event.
See this analysis from Time Magazine.