Feminine Titles for Male Professors

by Nathan Harden

“Madam professor, your mustache is so dashing.” That’s the sort of conversation students at the University of Leipzig will soon be having with their professors.

After a vote of the German university’s governing board, all professors, including male professors, will be officially designated professorin – the feminine word for professor.

There you have it: Gender equality, deutsch style.

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