Circles of My Multicultural Self Handout

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Circles of My Multicultural Self Handout This activity highlights the multiple dimensions of our identities. It addresses the importance of individuals self-defining their identities and challenging stereotypes. Place your name in the center circle of the structure below. Write an important aspect of your identity in each of the satellite circles -- an identifier or descriptor that you feel is important in defining you. This can include anything: Asian American, female, mother, athlete, educator, Taoist, scientist, or any descriptor with which you identify. 1. Share a story about a time you were especially proud to identify yourself with one of the
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Unformatted text preview: descriptors you used above. 2. Share a story about a time it was especially painful to be identified with one of your identifiers or descriptors. 3. Name a stereotype associated with one of the groups with which you identify that is not consistent with who you are. Fill in the following sentence: I am (a/an) _____________________ but I am NOT (a/an)_____________________. (So if one of my identifiers was Christian, and I thought a stereotype was that all Christians are radical right Republicans, my sentence would be: I am a Christian, but I am NOT a radical right Republican....
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2010 for the course ED 244 taught by Professor None during the Spring '09 term at Harvey Mudd College.

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