|1.||Develop a critical awareness of the contingency of identity;|
|2.||Deconstruct essentialist thought;|
|3.||Apply a broad-based knowledge of the different core issues in processes of identity formation across cultures and history; and|
|4.||Critically reflect on contemporary theories of personhood and categories of person.|
|Literature Review||Review of readings||25%|
|Essay||Write an academic essay based on questions on essential readings. Students select one question.||50%|
|Exercise||Respond to four questions. Each question is based on an essential reading prescribed for the week.||25%|
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