EDUCATING FOR AN ANTI-RACIST DENMARK THROUGH INTERSECTIONAL LENSES
The Danish Intersectional School is an anti-racism and intersectional education institution founded by Mica Oh. It was created to disseminate knowledge and give space to those who stand outside our societal norms.
You'll be taught from an intersectional perspective, which means you'll learn minorized literature and history from people who live the intersections in question.
DENMARK LACKS ANTI-RACIST AND INTERSECTIONAL EDUCATION
We have a dream to create an institution that can disseminate both creative and academic knowledge about society's oppressive structures and how they affect different people. We believe there is a need for a collective uplift of knowledge about structures of oppression in Denmark, and as disheartening as it can be for minorities to learn their real history without an imperialist and colonial filter, as vital is it for us to unlearn our society's indoctrinated structures of oppression.
LECTURES COMING SOON!
Our society reproduces problematic ideologies and perspectives on a daily basis. We are working hard to finalise our curricula so we can open up for students.
In the meantime, we provide anti-racist and intersectional lectures to both individuals and companies. We also hold events highlighting issues we believe our society needs updated knowledge on.
In 2021, we will focus on the 300th anniversary of Denmark's continued colonization of Greenland. Follow us for events, and sign up for our newsletter - we'll keep you posted.
CLARIFICATION ABOUT TERMS
A concept in feminist theory that deals with the intersection of forms of oppression. It was first articulated in 1989 by African-American Kimberlé Crenshaw.
In short, social inequality is experienced in relation to several aspects of one's identity and the intersections between these aspects strengthen that oppression. Thinking and working intersectionally is therefore about recognizing these intersections and understanding where you fit in relation to them.
A term that refers to marginalised groups that do not enjoy equal access to power, privilege and status in the social, economic and political spheres.
Rather than using the word minority, which erroneously imposes responsibility on individuals, we use minorized, as it imposes societal norms about who has power and privilege.