Take a long look, at all the various parts of the Official Website of Hamid Dabashi, as written and carefully updated and maintained by Hamid Dabashi. That Official Website of Hamid Dabashi can be found right here.
Now, please read the articel on Azar Nafisi by Hamid Dabashi, that appeared in Egypt's Al-Ahram .
Now pretend you are Jacques Barzun. Or Joseph Schacht. Or Lionel Trilling. Or Fouad Ajami. Or Abbas Kierostami. Or Azar Nafisi herself Take a good look at up-from-the-lower depths Professor Hamid Dabashi, and his self-promoting website, and his crude and hysterical attack on Nafisi's "Reading Lolita in Teheran." . Like what you see? Impressed with Columbia's choice to fill the well-upholstered Hagop Kevorkian Chair?
No, I didn't think so.