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
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

Khoshbaf Torghabeh, M., Taghavi, M., & Ghavam, A. (2018). A Critical Survey of Comparative Studies conducted about Rūmī and Mathnawi. Opcion, 34 (15), 276-305.

Recent theses and dissertations

Shafagh, H. (2018). Studying the Literary community of Mashhad in Ibrahim Mirza Safavi's Era. , ( Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bagheri, M. (2018). sun the most important motive in khaghanies odes A Critical study. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseini Moghadam, A. (2018). Analyzing the narrative changes in the Nazirehs of Khosrow and Shirin. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mozafarikhah, M. (2018). A survey of repetitive reinforcing elements of romantic aspects of Khosrow and Shirin and Layli and Majnun by Nezami and Three of his imitators Amir Khosrow Dehlavi, Hatefi Kharjerdi and Nami Esfahani. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Goharikakhki, M. (2018). Representation of Iranian Identity in Historical epic poems of the Ilkhani era. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammadi, M. (2018). Versifide interpretations of Quran as a literary subgenre. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hossein Zaveh, B. (2018). The representation of women in the persian. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alihouri, M. (2018). Criterion Literary Genre. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Refahi, B. (2018). Study and Analysis of multiple character in the Modern and Postmodern Persian Novel. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nikkhah Fardaghi, A. (2018). Recalling epics and myths in the Persian novel as social action (time period under study: 1370-1390/1991-2011). , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Arzhangi, K. (2018). The study of Sources in same Stories of comprehensive Narrative Scrolls and Ferdowsis Shahname.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ramezani, Z. (2018). Study of Persian Proverbs in Selected Prose Texts After the Islam till 8 century A.H. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Gorgich, J. (2018). the Study of Sources of Garshsp's story based on the prose of Garshsp-nma and other oral sources, and its comparisons with Asadi's Garshsp-nma. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Arabpoor, S. (2018). Reviewing and criticizing social relationships in Beyhagis history (Focusing on Competition between Bosahl Zozani with Hasanak Vazir and other Competitions). , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hoseinizadeh, S. (2018). Critical analysis of Jurjani\\\\\\\'s poetry theory misreadings. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Madhi, M. (2018). Textual Criticism of the Hamle-ie Heidari of Azad-e Kashmiri and the Investigation of the Position of work in the compilation of the Hamle Poems. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Moosavi, S. (2018). Study and comparison of Intellectual and Cultural Attitudes in Poems of Kalila wa Dimna (Poem of Kalila wa Dimna, Ray wa Berahman, Peymane-e-Pand) to Kalila wa Dimna by Nasrollah Monshi, According to Narratology Framework by Labov. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mehri, S. (2018). The genealogy of Sufism critique (a genealogical look at the history of Sufism until the Constitutional period. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghazanfari Moghadam, S. (2018). A Material Development Framework for Persian Reading Content Based on the Textual Features of Shahnameh Ferdowsi. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alzoamil, H. (2018). Equivalent Dictionary of the Shahnameh on the Basis of Bonadaris Translation. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Baghestani Kozehgar, G. (2018). A comparative study on the Arabic text of the animal\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mirnezhad, S. (2018). The Analysis of Unification in the Mowlana and Bidel Dehlavi Poems Based on Conceptual Metaphor Theory. , (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