Sedigheh Akbari Azirani

Assistant Teaching Professor of French


Dept:World Languages And Cultures
Office:2114 Pearson

Area of expertise: 19th and 20th century French literature, 20th century Persian literature, comparative literature, Intercultural and romance studies

Topics of interest: Anthropology, French Conversation, French Grammar, French Literature, French pronunciation


Sedi A. Azirani pursued her graduate studies in France (University of Burgundy, Dijon) and Germany (RWTH Aachen University), where she received her Ph.D. in romance and Intercultural Studies in 2021. She also spent 18 months as a visiting scholar at the University of California Berkeley in 2016. Sedi loves to teach at all levels, especially to students new to French. She believes she has varied backgrounds in multiple countries, cultures, and universities in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States.

Recent / Major Publications


  • ''Imaginaire de l’environnement dans les Méditations poétiques d’Alphonse de Lamartine et l’oeuvre poétique de Nima Youshidj''. 1. Edition , Shaker; Aachen, 2022."