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Integrating Intersectionality into Library Instruction & Programming: Intersectionality

Presented at Library Instruction West 2018, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, Colorado

What is intersectionality?

"Intersectionality refers to the interaction between gender, race, and other categories of difference in individual lives, social practices, institutional arrangements, and cultural ideologies and the outcomes of these interactions in terms of power" (Davis, 2008, p. 68).

The Urgency of Intersectionality

Kimberlé W. Crenshaw introduced intersectionality in her 1989 paper “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory, and Antiracist Politics.” (18:49)

WTF is Intersectional Feminism?

Get a quick introduction to intersectionality from this Braless/Decoded collaboration. (4:05)