Identity Politics


  • Have you ever heard the term "identity politics"?

  • What do you think it means? 

  • Do you think identity politics threatens peace and democracy?


We will explore these questions through a reading, video and discussion.


  • Warm Up

  • A Detailed Map of the 2016 American Election

  • Reading: Excerpt from Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment by Francis Fukuyama

Warm Up


  • Have you heard the term "identity politics?"

  • What images come to mind when you hear it?

  • What do you think it means?


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