Department of Persian Language and Literature

Persian Language and Literature is taught at both general and specialized levels in three academic programs (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.) in Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. Persian Language and Literature are taught in Iranian universities and institutes of higher education in order to familiarize students with various dimensions of Persian prose and poetry and enable graduates to take advantage of scientific, cultural and social capacities of this glorious human treasure. Training professionals for research and education in the extensive realm of Persian Language and Literature is among other objectives of this Department.  More

Head of the Department of Persian Language & Literature 
Abolghasem_Ghavam
Abolghasem Ghavam
Associate Professor
Department of Persian Language and Literature
ghavam@um.ac.ir
+985138806759


Concentration areas offered by the Department of Persian Language & Literature 
Areas Bachelor's Master's Ph.D
Persian Language and Literature
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Persian Language and Literature – Comparative Literature
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Persian Language and Literature Mystical literature
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Persian Language and Literature Epic literature
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Academic staff

Samira Bameshki
Assistant Professor
Shima Ebrahimi
Assistant Professor
Zahra Ekhteyari
Associate Professor
Mahmood Fotoohi Rudmajani
Professor
Ehsan Ghabool
Assistant Professor
Farzad Ghaemi
Assistant Professor
Abolghasem Ghavam
Associate Professor
Omid Hamedani
Mohammad Javad Mahdavi
Assistant Professor
Fatemeh Mahvan
Assistant Professor
Seyed Gavad Mortezaei
Associate Professor
Mahdokht Pourkhaleghi Chatroodi
Professor
Abdollah Radmard
Associate Professor
Salman Saket
Assistant Professor
Maryam Salehinia
Assistant Professor
Mohammad Taghavi
Associate Professor
Mohammad Jafar Yahaghi
Professor
Seyed Mahdi Zarghani
Professor

Research

Recent journal articles

Ghandeharion, A., & Ghaemi, F. (2019). When Literature and Religion Intertwine: Rostam as a Pre-Historic Iranian Hero or the Shi’itic Missionary?. Forum for World Literature Studies, 11 (2), 243-261.
Yahaghi, M. (2019). Sayyed Mohammad Dabirsiyāqi (24 February 1920–8 October 2018) Educator, Writer, Editor, and Scholar of Classical Persian Literature. Iranian Studies, 52 (), 1041-1044.

Recent theses and dissertations

Ayad, M. (2019). the Image of the Other in the Published Collections of Letters by Persian Mystics until 10th Hijri century. , ( Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ahsanmoghadam, K. (2019). The evolution of woman\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s image in the attitude of Shiite commentators from Seljuk to Safavid rule based on narratives of three Persian interpretations of Quran Rawz al-jinan, Jala al-azhan, Menhaj al-sadeghin. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kamyabi, S. (2019). A Comparative Study Of Persian Grammer In The Introduction Of The Dictionaries Composed In Ottoman Empire, Iran and amp, India Over 700-1300 AH. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mehrad, H. (2019). Nationalism in the Historical Epic of the Qajar Era. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dehqan Niri, S. (2019). A Critical Edition of Zad al Moqvin. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mansooralavi, T. (2019). The methods of teaching persian proverbs to non-persian speakers. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mozaffari, M. (2019). The Study of the Functions of Body Language in Teaching of Persian Language to Non-Persian Speakers. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bakhshizadeh, M. (2019). //. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Moghise, M. (2019). the analysis of fairy tale in the epic poems after shahnameh by comparative mythology. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khajehpour, S. (2019). the component of persian young adult novel from the viewpoint of iranian writers publishers and critics. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ramezani Kame Olia, A. (2019). Descriptive Analytic Bibliography of Siyar al-Moluk. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alizadesharbaf, M. (2019). function of the prose romance in the Formating of the National and Religious Identity in safavid era. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Naghisheikhi, D. (2019). ...An analitic research of the Persian Tazkira_ writing dominant approaches -from the beginning to the end of safavid period. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sadeghi Hasanabadi, A. (2019). study of the ideological metamorphosis of the primary and secondary edition of safvat ai- safa and its audience analysis.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yazdankhah, Z. (2019). The researching of symbol and allegory in Jawaher-al-Asmar. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bastami, R. (2019). Pathology of High School Literature Text Case Study: Persian Book2. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hashemie, B. (2019). Comparative study of The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk with Oedipus and Rostam and Sohrab based on Hypertextualite. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghafoori Kamyapour, S. (2019). Research Horror genre in fictional contemporary Persian literature -Case study of fictional works of GholamHossein Saedi, Taghi Modaresi, Bahram Sadeghi. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Darvari, A. (2019). The Evolution of the Variant Readings of Hafez,s Poetry. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ranaie, M. (2019). The evolution of four-volume narratives in the biographies until the end of the 10th century. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shirdokht Motlagh Quchan, M. (2019). Descriptive-Critical Study of Comparative Literature Papers of Al-derasat Al-adabia Journal of Lebanese University. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sabokkhizkhayat, E. (2019). Editing and studying Fazaill al-anam min rasaili hujjat al-islam by Imam Muhammad al-Ghazali and Investigating it.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Akbarpour, H. (2019). Iran and iranian image inueropean itinerareis. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khoddami Fahadan, S. (2019). The Analysis of the modern heros identity in persian novels in 2000s with cultural studies approach. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bahrami Torbati, R. (2019). Investigating and introducing of Madayeh Hosseiniye and the quality of chronogram in it.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alipoor, Z. (2019). Investigating the Image schemas -Path schema, Force schema, Containment schema - of Mystical journery in Tamhidat and hadighe-al- haghighe. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghasemi, F. (2019). A Revision on the book The History of Iran s Literature Based on the Concept Model of Education CME. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Policies, rules and governance

Bachelor's degree

Master's degree

Ph.D degree

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

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

Phone: +985138796829-33

Fax: +985138794144

Postal code: 917794883