Tonight the Danish Women’s National Soccer Team is
playing against losing to Sweden in an Olympics tournament qualifier in Stockholm.
I’ll have to admit that my knowledge of Danish female soccer players is non-existing so I tried to check the homepages of the major Danish newspapers and the two national TV networks to get some information. It turns out that according to Danish media the match is not happening: There is no information about the match what…so…ever.
Nothing. Nada. Nichts!
You’ll have to go to DBU’s homepage to get a list of the unfortunate eleven facing Sweden.
Denmark lost the first match 2-4 at home and is 0-2 down at half-time.
PS: At least the papers reported the final result. Sweden is the new Spain.
Life has its strange ironies. For years, everybody has been talking about the frail health of Wolfgang Wagner (or should that be Dr. Wolfgang Wagner? We are talking about Germans, after all), the 88 year old leader for life of the Bayreuth Festspiele and wondered who would succeed him.
The only thing which is certain is that we can expect a fascinating battle involving the women of the Wagner family.
Gender bias and discrimination against women in academia take many forms, from overt sexual harassment to the much more ubiquitous and insidious problem of subtle and unconscious sexism impacting daily life, work distribution, student evaluations, and pro
There are more passive-aggressive people in the academy than most other place. Academics seem especially prone to speaking with a forked tongue.