need to think of communication as more than media
relationship between communication and experience
Who are you?
who you think you are/who you are may impact your abilities and opportunities for
what you can do in the world
can impact where you live, how you are treated by others, work opportunities, etc.
race, gender, religion, etc.
how do you communicate who you are through what you wear, what you drive or don’t
drive, how you talk, where you shop, what you eat?
▯all of the answers to these questions form your identity
Concerns with the rights that effect identity
identity is a primary way of organizing and appreciating experience
How does identity come to be studied?
How can we talk about identity in a communicative sense?