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Lynn M. Osen

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"'It takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place,'" remarks the Red Queen to Alice in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass. "'If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!' It is surely a part of [Carroll's] genius that he has this dialogue take place between two females," Lynn Osen notes dryly, "for nowhere is this metaphor more applicable than it is for women in mathematics." Yet despite the prejudice against intellectual women through almost all ages, there have always been those with the courage and determination to make their