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Hamid Dabashi: Humanism and Homelands

NEW YORK, November 29, 2012 — Highlights from Hamid Dabashi's talk with historian Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet touch on early American encounters with Persian poetry, the concept of "homeland" (vatan), and how cinema became a major mode of Persian cultural production in recent decades. (6 min., 18 sec.)

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Interview with Hamid Dabashi