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Who am I? Who are You? Who are We? Cultural Identity in the 21st Century from Multiple Psychological Perspectives
October 16, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Community Conversation – A Faculty-Led Discussion Series
A Community Conversation with Faculty from the Psychology Department
Cultural identity is more fluid now than it has ever been in human history. Living in a globalized and technologically connected world means unprecedented levels of exposure to various cultures and ways of living. Understanding “who you are” is emphasized through mantras like “be true to yourself”, which is heard incessantly on reality shows like the Voice. How do we form cultural identities in a globally connected world that emphasizes individuality and identity fluidity, but also tribalism, community, and group identity?