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What is

Iranian identity?

Join me in shaping the story
of the Iranian diaspora

"Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others.
Unfold your own myth." — Rumi

Origins of this project

This project grew out of rejection.  In 2013, I sought out creative writing as an outlet  for my pent-up energies, an antidote to my desk job.  I didn't have a specific goal in mind. My general aim...

Diaspora stories

Some identities are created through intellectual inquiry.  Others are felt.   Read stories here about how Iranians in the diaspora are weaving together personal experience to make meaning through narratives relating to identity.

Part oral history project. Part media platform. The Iranian Identity Project serves as a resource for Iranian diaspora arts, culture and the slow process of meaning-making through personal experience.

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