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

Yazdani, S., Sharifi, S., & Kamyabi Gol, A. (2021). Is Everything a Challenge for Multiple Sclerosis patients? Nonverbal Semantic Memory Performance in Iranian Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 20 (2), 390-395.
Bina, Y., Radmard, A., Yahaghi, M., & Najafzadeh, M. (2021). ویژگی‌ها و عملکرد فرمانروای آرمانی در اندیشۀ فارابی و فردوسی. , (), -.
Kamyabi Gol, A., & Jamaleddin, F. (2021). The Use of Hedges in Persian Learners’ Writing. , 20 (1), 187-203.
Syed Muhammad Mujtaba, Kamyabi Gol, A., & Rakesh Parkash (2021). A study on the relationship between language aptitude, vocabulary size, working memory, and L2 writing accuracy. Foreign Language Annals, 54 (4), 1059-1081.

Recent theses and dissertations

Rahmani, R. (2021). A Comparative Study of the Ritual-Myth: Siavash and Tammuz and Analysis of Results Based on Archetypal Criticism. , ( Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Salari, Z. (2021). Dialect poetry poetics: A case study on Mohamad Ghahremans poems. , ( Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mahdavi, Z. (2021). Analizing the intertextual relationships of the subcontinents chishti sheikhs speeches in the seventh and eighth centuries with Previous sermonscase. , ( Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammadzade, F. (2021). the Relationship between human and Nature in Adapted Works of Ferdowsi Shahnameh for Children and Adolescents -1300-1400- Based on Ecological Critique. , ( Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rajaei, A. (2021). Mongol imagery in the history of Jahangosha Jovvini. , ( Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Maleki Mareshk, F. (2021). Investigating the characteristics of female identity in Ferdowsi Shahnameh. , ( Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Saniei, F. (2021). Iranians image in Raphael Du mans itinerary *Etat de la Perse en 1660* and its effect on the other European itineraries of Iran. , ( Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Taghaddomi Ghaffarian, F. (2021). A study of the conceptual metaphor of the sea in Attar -based on the Divan of Poems. , (Doctoral dissertation of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Pourhosseini, S. (2021). Investigation of the Methods of Representing the Position of the seventh Century AH Women in Kimia Khatoon and The Forty Rules Of Love by Faircloughs Critical Discourse Analysis Theory. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kazemi, F. (2021). A Book Review Based on Cognetive, Socio-Emotional and Sensory Macro-Competencies and Values: A Case Study of General Persian Literature Book Written by Mahmud Fotuhi and Habibullah Abasi. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Solaymani, S. (2021). Stylistic investigation of children play poems. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hasanirad, F. (2021). A Comparative Study of the Ninth Grade Persian Textbooks in Iran and Afghanistan. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Samaei, Z. (2021). Design of a Placement Test based on the Persian Language Educational Resources at Al-Mustafa International Center. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zolfaghari, S. (2021). Comparative Study of Memorial of Zariran by Ghotbedin Sadeghi with Pahlavi Text of Memorial of Zariran and Goshtaasb-name by Daghighi and Analysis of intertextual relations Based on Hypertextuality according to Genette. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ardameh, A. (2021). reasons of inside text and indication of outside text in evolution sana i s character and poetry. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zolfaghari, N. (2021). Typology genere of Childrens poetry of Kayhan Bacheha magazine with emphasis on the years 1360 to 1335. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alhajj Jasem, N. (2021). Illustration of Iranians in Arabic Literature in the years 132 to 637 AH based on selected texts. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Vahdani, M. (2021). The Effect of Teaching Persian Structures Based on the Functional Approach on the Academic Achievement of Foreign Languages of Junior High School Students. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kelidari, A. (2021). Investigation and analysis of body metaphors in Shamlou poems. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ramezanpourlaein, H. (2021). The Comparative Study of the Haft kan _e Jahanbaks Oral Compositions in Verse and Written and Analysis of his Initation Based on the Pattern of Heros Travel.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shajiei, S. (2021). Designing the constructivist framework for customized online teaching and learning of Persian language to non-Persian speakers -Case study: the International Center for teaching Persian to non-Persian speakers, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Pouryazdanpanahkermani, F. (2021). Investigating the Relationship among Emo-sensory Intelligence, Cognitive and Metacognitive Learning Strategies with Academic Achievement of Tenth Secondary Students Case Study of Persian, Arabic and English Lessons. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jamaleddin, F. (2021). Development of Suitable Criteria for Designing Persian As a Second Language Courseware. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jafariyan Shahri, E. (2021). A study of Fereydouns narrations in poetic and oral epics- Relying on Shahnameh. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Aemmi, M. (2021). Reception in Translation of T S Eliots Selected Poems in Iran. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Panjtani, F. (2021). Evaluation of the effectiveness of story telling on the social interest of male and female students aged 7 to 9 years.. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Malasi, M. (2021). The content analysis of grammatical subject of junior high school Persian literature books using a structuralism approach. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Vaez, R. (2021). Conceptual changes of lexicon in contemporary persian poetry -study case: Nima, Forough, Shamlou. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kanaghestani, F. (2021). A Critical Edition of Tavarikhe ale Barmak. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Iravani, F. (2021). Content analysis of 12th grade Persian book based on Anderson-Krathwohl cognitive domain. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zeyghami, A. (2021). The relationship between Sufism and various forms of power in Khorasan in the fifth century AH. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bayani, M. (2021). Study of metaphores of ugliness and their development in Persian mythology, from Avesta to Shahnameh. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Goli, M. (2021). Images of Iran in A Comparative Study. , (Master's thesis of Persian Language and Literature). Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Maatouk, S. (2021). A comperative study in urban literature between the works of Jalal Al-Ahmad and Yuri Trifonov. , (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