- Hamid Dabashi: President Carter also ordered no more visas to be issued to Iranian students during the hostage crisis
- "We have an entirely different geopolitics today framing President Trump's executive orders," Dabashi writes
Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York City.
(CNN)Nuke Iran, Maim Iranians!" I can still hear the chants of undergraduate students marching down Locust Walk as they passed by McNeal Building on the University of Pennsylvania campus -- where the Department of Sociology was located in 1980 -- precisely at the moment when I was taking my grueling comprehensive MA exam.