Female Scholars in Exile Form Legion of Longing

Author : Bijoyeta Das, Women's eNews

Mahnaz Afkhami talks to Women’s e-News about life in exile, finding solidarity with other women in her 1994 book, “Women in Exile”, and building a new home in the US. “Exile, Afkhami says, imposes an inevitable wresting with the identity question: ‘Who am I?’”