Join Benedictine University at Mesa for the First International Interdisciplinary Conference: Identity Negotiations to explore various issues pertaining to the topic of negotiating identity.
July 13-14, 2017
Benedictine University at Mesa
Speakers, Presentations and More
Keynote Speaker: Stephen Silverstein, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Spanish, Baylor University
Constructing Cubanness: Negotiating Whiteness, Blackness, and Jewishness in Late Colonial Cuba.
It is increasingly urgent to examine the various ways in which individuals, collectives and/or nations negotiate identities not only politically and economically, but also culturally and ideologically.
How do individuals approach issues of language, religion, fashion, etc., in terms of social norms?
How do regional and global matters such as sovereignty or memory affect negotiations of identity?
How does literature teach us to approach the issue of identity?
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