The Department of Persian Language and Literature is one of the oldest departments of University of Tehran which has trained great students since 1934. The department started its activity even before this date, namely when Central College of Teachers (later called Higher College) was established in 1917. Thus, this department is the oldest educational group in Iran to teach Persian Language and Literature to university students. Up to 1958 was located in the Higher College an then it was moved to the main campus of the university. In September of 1942 the first Ph.D. graduate and the first Doctor of Persian Literature, Dr. Mohamad Moein, graduated from the department. He later started to work in the department as a professor in the board of "Research on Literary Texts."

Before and after him great professors have taught in the department. Here are some of them:

  1. Mohammad-Taqi Bahar: a great poet of Qajar dynasty whose famous pamphlet for stylistics course edited many ancient works and is still being used
  2. Badiozzaman Forouzanfar: one of the greatest contemporary scholars of literature who trained many students and whose works on the history of Persian literature and mystical literature, especially Rumi's literature, is still being referenced.
  3. Ibrahim Pourdavoud: an expert on Avsta, the first translator of it into Persian, and Ancient Iran's culture and Avesta teacher
  4. Saeed Nafisi: a great contemporary writer who published many valuable works
  5. Sadeq Rezazadeh Shafaq: one of the activists of Qajar dynasty and Ph.D. graduate of University of Berlin who taught history of Persian literature
  6. Mohamad-Taqi Modares Razavi: editor of Sanai's works and Anvari's Diwan.
  7. Abdul Azim Qarib: teacher of Persian Grammar and ancient texts like Kalila and Demna
  8. Gholamreza Rashid-Yasemi: editor and poet
  9. Jalaluddin Homaei: edited Abu Rayhan Al-Biruni's Al-Tafhim
  10. Mojtaba Minovi: great scientist and literary critic
  11. Parviz Natel-Khanlari: Minister of Culture and grammarian
  12. Zabihollah Safa: a regular contributor to the Encyclopaedia Iranica
  13. Mohammad-Amin Riahi: Minister of Culture and editor
  14. Mehdi Hamidi Shirazi: great contemporary poet
  15. Lotfali Suratgar: teacher of English and literary criticism
  16. Khalil Khatib: teacher of literary texts
  17. Abdolhossein Zarrinkoob:literary critic and writer
  18. Mohammad-Ali Eslami Nodooshan: contemporary writer
  19. Amir Banoo Karimi: teacher of literary texts
  20. Mozafar Bakhtiar: teacher of literary texts
  21. Jafar Shahidi: translator of Nahj al-Balagha and President and Editor-in-Chief of Dehkhoda Dictionary Institute
  22. Mozaher Mosaffa: poet and teacher
  23. Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani: poet, editor, and writer of mystical literary works
  24. Qeysar Aminpour: contemporary poet

 

Head OF Department : Dr R Hadi

 

No.

Name

Grade

E.mail

1

AbdulReza Seif

Prof.

seif@ut.ac.ir

2

Ahmad Ahmadi

Assistant Prof.

drahmadi14 @gmail.com

3

Ali Mohammad Moazzeni

Prof.

al_moazzeni@yahoo.com

4

Ali Reza Emami

Assistant Prof.

aremami@ut.ac.ir

5

AliReza hajiannezad

Associate Prof.

hajiannjd@ut.ac.ir

6

Asghar Babasalar

Assistant Prof.

babasalar@ut.ac.ir

7

HamidReza Azimi

Associate Prof Azimi_hamidreza@ut.ac.ir

8

Homeyra Zomorrody

Prof.

zomorrodi@ut.ac.ir

9

Mahmud fazilat

Prof.

mfazilat@ut.ac.ir

10

Manouchehr Akbari

Prof.

 makbari@ut.ac.ir

11

Mehdi Ulyia Moghadam

Assistant Prof.

olyaimoghaddam@gmail.com

12

Mitra Golchin

Associate Prof.

mgolchin@ut.ac.ir

13

Mohammad Afshin vafaei

Assistant Prof.

m.afshinvafaie@yahoo.com

14

Mohammad Mansoor

Assistant Prof.

 

15

Mohammadreza Shafii Kadkani

Prof.

shafiikadkani@yahoo.com

16

MohammadReza Torki

Associate Prof.

mtorki@ut.ac.ir

17

Omid Majd

Associate Prof.

qoranemajd@yahoo.com

18

Roohoollah Hadi

Associate Prof.

rhadi@ut.ac.ir

19

Seyed Mostafa Mousavirad

Associate Prof.

mmusavi@ut.ac.ir

20

Shahram Azadian

Assistant Prof.

sazadian@ut.ac.ir

21

Javad Bashary Assistant Prof. j.bashary@ut.ac.ir

22

Vahid Eidgah Torghabehi Assistant Prof. vahid.idgah@ut.ac.ir
 

 

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