Department of French Language and Literature

The Department of French Language and Literature at Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities and Humanities established the Bachelor’s program in 1956 with the aim of training graduates who are equipped with the general knowledge and acceptable proficiency in the language and culture of France. These graduates will be able to play a major role in creating constructive communications and interactions between Iran and French speaking countries and will also be able to exchange scientific, literary and educational ideas and achievements. Such graduates can teach French at schools and language institutes. Preparing human resources who are fluent in French language for occupations that demand such skills is another aim of the Department of French Language and Literature. The staff of this department also attempt to provide educational possibilities for those who are interested to learn another foreign language besides English at the academic level.

The Department of French language and literature at Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities offers two Master’s degree programs.

The Literature program (launched in 1990) with the aim of educating graduates with knowledge and high fluency in French and the ability to do research in one of the specialized fields of French language and literature. The aim of the translation program (launched in 2014) is to educate quality translators capable of translating texts from French into Persian and vice versa. Another objective of these programs is also to train specialists who are capable of playing an effective role in interactions and exchange of scientific and cultural ideas between Iran and French-speaking countries.More

Head of the Department of French Language and Literature
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Mehran Zendehoudi
Assistant Professor
Department of French Language and Literature
mehranzen@um.ac.ir
+985138806773

Concentration areas offered by the Department of French Language and Literature
Areas Bachelor's Master's Ph.D
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Academic staff

Mahdi Farrokhi
Assistant Professor
Mohammad Reza Farsian
Associate Professor
Tahereh Khameneh Bagheri
Assistant Professor
Negar Mazari
Assistant Professor
Maryam Sheibanian
Assistant Professor
Mehran Zendehboudi
Associate Professor

Research

Recent theses and dissertations

Fakoorbafandeh, S. (2021). Study of Dystopia in Desert and The Round and Other Cold Hard Facts from Le Clezio. , ( Department of French). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghasemi Arian, F. (2021). Sociopoetic of Iranian stages among 19th century French travelers. , ( Department of French). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khorashadizadeh, F. (2021). Analysis of the French translation of the Holy Quran according to the theory of Carmen Valero Garces. Case study: the translation of Abolghasemi Fakhri.. , (Master's thesis of Department of French). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Doust Hesar, Z. (2021). Reception of translations of Charles Baudelaire works in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Department of French). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shojaei Baghini, B. (2021). Analysis of female identity in The Day of the Rabbit by Belgheis Soleimani and Reves de Femmes *A Childhood in the Harem* by Fatima Mernissi, according to the post-modern feminist approach. , (Master's thesis of Department of French). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Eslami Moghadam, F. (2021). epistemocritical approach to science fiction in the works of Jules Verne. , (Master's thesis of Department of French). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Esmaeili, Z. (2021). Panorama of Ecocritisme in War Literature: A Study of Giono\\\'s Works Before and After World War II. , (Master's thesis of Department of French). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Department of French Language and Literature

Phone: +985138796829-33, 985138806773

Fax: +985138794144

Postal code: 917794883