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
Atiyeh Kamyabi Gol
Assistant Professor
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

Syed Muhammad Mujtaba, Kamyabi Gol, A., & Rakesh Parkash (2023). The Impact of Writing Strategy Instruction: Undergraduate Students’ Academic Writing Performance and Strategy Use. Language Related Research, 14 (1), 305-334.
Omidkhoda, V., Alizadeh, A., & Kamyabi Gol, A. (2023). Grammatical categorization based on frequent frames in Persian child-directed speech. First Language, 0 (0), 1-17.
Pishghadam, R., Ebrahimi, S., Rajabi Esterabadi, A., & Amin Parsae (2023). Emotions and Success in Education: From Apathy to Transpathy. Journal of Cognition, Emotion and Education, 1 (1), 1-16.
Ekhtiari, Z. (2023). Medicinal plants and foods with metaphorical concepts in Rumi’s “Masnavi Manavi”: The psychosomatic approach to human health. Avicenna Journal of Phytomedicine, 13 (6), 688-700.

Recent theses and dissertations

Shariatifard, G. (2023). Investigating the relationship between home culture attachment and native-like accent imitation in intermediate and advanced Persian students at TPNS centers. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Eshaghi, E. (2023). A Study on the Images of Nations in Khaghanis Poetry. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Parvaei, M. (2023). The Effect of Flipped Language Teaching on the Interpersonal Intelligence and Verbal Linguistic Intelligence of Advanced TPNS Learners Farsi language training center of Al-Mustafa community in Mashhad.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bagherzadeh, H. (2023). A comparative study of the story of Kimia Khatoon and the nation of love with the historical sources of Molvi's biography (Sepehsalar and Aflaki) with the approach of increasing textuality. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nakhaee, Z. (2023). A comparative Thematic study of the princess and her suitors From Nisamis Gonbad sorkh and Masnavis Deje Hooshroba to Turandokht in the play of Fredrich Schiller and Bertolt Bresht. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nezampoor, M. (2023). Examining Dialogue in Contemporary Persian Nove Based on Robert McKee Seymour Chatman and Mikhail Bakhtin sl. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sobhani Khor, M. (2023). Presentation of Persian literature education model based on Sherry Linkon's model of literary education (studied: analysis of eighth grade Persian book). , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shahedi, R. (2023). Other Imagology in Indian Style Poetry. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Saadi, F. (2023). Designing a Web-based Augmented Reality Platform in Light of the Brainling Model and Examining its Effect on Non-Persian Learners\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Seyydi Farokhad, F. (2023). Investigation the foundation of political identity in Ottoman and Safavid historical epics-study case:Sulaimannameh by Fethullah Aref,Shah Ismailnameh and Shahnameh Nawab Aali by Ghasemi Gonabadi. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Vaezi, M. (2023). Investigating the Arabic-Islamic Cultural Components in the New Arabic High School Textbooks. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kohandelan, M. (2023). Imagology of the Indians in the book MALELHEND by Aborihan Biruni from the perspective of iconography. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Salahi Ostad, Z. (2023). Analysis of Shahnameh based on the foundations of Irans development over time. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Valeeva, G. (2023). Tradition and Modernity in The Wren by Reshad Nuri Guntekin and Madam Ahous Husband by Ali Mohammad Afghani. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nasser El Dine, A. (2023). Proposing The Standard Model Of Teaching Persian Language to Non-Persian Language At Schools: -Case Stude: Al Mahdi Schools. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Soghandi, F. (2023). Critical study of the Persian young-adult novel -with the main character of teenage girl- based on implied reader theory. -A case study of eleven novels selected by Flying Turtle Award 2012-2021. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mansoori, S. (2023). The basis of choosing poets in Taghi Kashis biography The method of compilation and composition of Khulasat alashar. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hamdard, M. (2023). Comparative study of Babatahir couplets and Harati folklore couplets from the point of view of images, content and music. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khadem Koohenjani, M. (2023). An investigation in medical issues and medical terms in masnavi manavi in comparison with iranian traditional medicine and modern medicine. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dise, M. (2023). A comparative study of Iranian forking path narrative with Midnight Library and the best day of your life based on David Bordwells viewpoint. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Qanawizi, M. (2023). Comparative study of grammar in Iran and Afghanistan-case study: Persian grammar by Dr. Taqi Vahidian Kamiyar and contemporary Persian grammar by Dr. Mohammad Hossein Yamin. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghorbanian Rahvard, S. (2023). Representation of the image of the king as an epic hero a case study of Shah Ismail Safavid in the historical texts of the Safavid court. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nijrabi, A. (2023). Violence against Women in the Works of Afghan Female Novelists According to Kate Milletts Sexual Politics. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shariatpanah, Z. (2023). Examining the Effects of Multisensory and Multimodal Education on Willingness to Write, Creativity in Descriptive Writing, and Flow of Undergraduate Students in Academic Writing. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sadeghi, H. (2023). Analysis of the style of the book Those Years written by Dr. Mohammad Jaafar Yahaghi based on layered stylistics. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alahmad, A. (2023). Acceptance of Hafez in the Arab world since the 19 century. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Atri, A. (2023). Investigating the nature and function of electronic literature and its position in Persian language. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abavisani, F. (2023). Sanaei in the biographies and historical sources from the 6th to the 13th centry, a research in literature history of the reception.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yousefi, K. (2023). Welcoming Sana\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'is sonnets with emphasis on sonnets from the sixth to the twelfth century. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bakhshizadeh, K. (2023). Analyzing and introducing the epic poem of jazbe-ie Heydari -and the textual criticism of the manuscript. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sarani, H. (2023). The study of epic literature in the Afshari period. , (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