July 14, 2024
Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht

Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht

Academic Rank: Assistant professor
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Degree: Ph.D in English Language and Literature
Phone: 07731222100
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities

Introduction

Dr. Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht is an Assistant Professor of English Literature at the department of English Language and Literature, Persian Gulf University, Bushehr, Iran. His research is centered broadly on the late 19th-early 20th century British drama, postmodern drama, modern and postmodern poetry, comparative literature (Persian and English literatures), and adaptation studies (mainly drama into film). The more specific focus of his studies is on identity, immigration literature, or gender. Dr. Aliakbari teaches several courses on drama and poetry including Basics of Drama, Classical and Renaissance Drama, 17th to 20th- Century Drama, Contemporary American and European Drama, A Survey of English Literature I & II (with a focus on English poetry starting from the old English period to the twentieth century) as well as Modern English Poetry. He is the author or co-author of several refereed journal articles mostly concentrated on Drama, Adaptation Study, and Comparative Literature (available at orcid.org, researchgate.org, academia.edu, mendeley.com, and scholar.google.com), and has published four volumes of poetry in Persian. He has also published poems and short stories and translations in literary magazines. He has been the winner of 2017 International Poetry Competition organized by London Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Interdisciplinary Research Foundation. He is interested in international collaborative projects and is a member collaborator to the Research Group headed by Professor Dr. Gabriel Laguna Mariscal at the department of philosophy and Literature at Cordoba University, Spain.

Education

  • PhD. in English Language and Literature , Shiraz University , Iran (2007 - 2012)
    Thesis title: Madness Most Discreet: Shakespeare, Love, and Deconstruction
  • MSc. in English Language and Literature , Shiraz University , Iran (1997 - 2000)
    Thesis title: Menace and Isolation in Pinter's Plays
  • BSc. in English Language and Literature , Shiraz University , Iran (1993 - 1997)
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Research interests

  • Identity
  • Immigration Literature
  • Gender
  • Modern/Postmodern Poetry
  • Modern and Postmodern Drama
  • Comparative Literature
  • Adaptation Studies
  • Jacques Derrida
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Research activities

Journal articles
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Leila Hajjari, ameneh zare, Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht (2021) Usages for a Conceit: A Comparative Study of Donne's "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" and Hāfez's Sonnet 193 International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation: 7; 7-14
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Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht, , Leila Hajjari (2019) A Study of Memory and Psychological Defense Mechanism in Julian Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation: ; 280272
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Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht, , Leila Hajjari (2018) Heirs of Ambivalence: The Study of the Identity Crisis of the Second-Generation Indian Americans in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies international journal of applied linguistics and english literature: ; 113،120
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Leila Hajjari, Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht, (2016) The Legacy of Romanticism: the Pear Tree and Janie Crawford in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God Journal of African American Studies: ; 35،52
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Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht, (2006) Harold Pinter: The Absurdist-Existentialist Playwright Journal of Teaching Language Skills: ; 1،10
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fatemeh aeenjamshid, Mahsa Hashemi, Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht (2024) Indeterminacy and Multiplicity: A Study of Stoppard’s Selected Drama in the Light of Chaos Theory
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farnaz hajeb, Mahsa Hashemi, Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht (2023) Beginning at the End: Living in the Borderland in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road
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Alireza Safari Gotbabadi, Mahsa Hashemi, Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht (2022) Aesthetic Suspension of Morality and Kierkegaardian Despair in Nabokov’s Lolita and Pale Fire
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Farshid Zarrini, Abdolmohammad Movahhed, Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht (2020) A Comparative Study of Upton Sinclair’s Oil! (1927) and Its Film Adaptation, There Will Be Blood (2007)
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Shahriyar Hedayati, Hossein Aliakbari Harehdasht, Abdolmohammad Movahhed (2020) A Comparative Study of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Its Iranian Film Adaptation by the Name of Tardid
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Executive activities

  • Head of the Department of English Language and Literature (2019 - 2021)
  • Vice-Dean of Faculty of Literature and Humanities (2012 - 2015)
  • Head of the Department of English Language and Literature (2003 - 2008)
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