Colonial Past

Denmark was the seventh-largest participant in the trans-Atlantic Slave trade by number of slaves transported. Many people do not realize that the US bought the Virgin Islands: St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas, from Denmark in 1917. Prior to this, all three islands were part of the Danish colonial empire that included Greenland, Iceland, …

Core Course Week

Last week was Core Course Week. This meant that for the entire week, I was with my core course doing different activities. Monday To start it off, my studio went to our furniture workshop in Amager (pronounced Ama). Here we spent all day learning how to use the machines from table saws to biscuit/domino cutters. …

Stockholm

The lack of focus on women’s history has been a greater problem than the lack of sources.VasaMuseet Kvindnoord Exhibit Planning This weekend I spent Saturday in Stockholm. After my nine hours of classes on Friday, a group from my homestay-network left, by train, for a day in Stockholm. While planning this trip, the group that …