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Identity Literacy: An Introduction to Cultural Competence in a Diverse World

Intersecting Identities

We can all recognize multiple identities in ourselves, and these may be in tension or in harmony with one another. As you look at these concept maps, think about your own identities.

  • What connections do you make to various identities?
  • What common vocabularies exist within your identities? 
  • When identities intersect, what conflicts may arise? 
  • How do you think your identity affects your academic work, like research, presenting, or writing papers?


Exploring Identities

Explore Identities through Research