Assist. Prof. Dr. Esra Sahtiyancı Öztarhan
Ege University, Faculty of Letters
Department of American Culture and Literature
Bornova 35100, Izmir
Phone: +90 232 311 3925
Fax: +90 232 311 1102
Bilkent University, Undergraduate, International Relations Department, Ankara,1996.
Bilkent University, M.A, Department of History, Ankara, 2000.
Ege University, Ph.D, American Culture and Literature Department, Izmir, 2006
Thesis and Dissertation:
Ph.D. Thesis at Department of American Culture and Literature, Ege University “Good Girls/ Bad Girls: Sexual, Ethnic and Class Identities in Contemporary Women’s Bildungsromane”
M.A Thesis at Department of History, Bilkent University, “John Bowles: A Political Commentator in the Age of the French Wars”
Assist. Prof.Dr. at Ege University, American Culture and Literature Department since 2009-
Instructor at Ege University, American Culture and Literature Department since 2002-2009.
“Reconstructing Motherhood as a Third Wave Feminist: Rebecca Walker’s Baby Love” Türkbilim, İzmir, Sayı 8, 2012:1-13.
“Hoyt Street: An Autobiography or Una Memoria de Desplazamiento or A Communo- Biography” Journal of American
Studies of Turkey, Izmir, 23 (2006):87-93
“Mona In the Promised Land” (Kitap Eleştirisi) Interactions, Sayı 15.2, 2006: 164-168.
“Chicana Feminism and Empowerment”, Interactions, Sayı 13, 2003: 63-77.
“Rememory and the Challenge of Histories in Cisneros’ Caramelo”, Interactions, Sayı 13.2, 2004: 79-89.
“Defying the Fear of Patriarchy: Woman Rock Stars, Alanis Morisette and Tori Amos “, Journal of American Culture and Literature , 2002 vol, Şafak Matbaası, Ankara, 138-149.
“This Bridge We Call Home: Radical Visions for Transformation” Book Review. Journal of American Studies of Turkey, İzmir, 12 (2000): 87-91.
“Ahab’s Wife: Rewriting Moby Dick From A Female Perspective”. Ege University, Edebiyat Fakültesi, 13thUluslararası Kültürel İncelemeleri Sempozyumu, İzmir, 4-6 Mayıs 2011.
“Lesbian Girl Heroines: Empowerment or Disempowerment by Coming Out”. Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, Fen ve Edebiyat Fakültesi, Uluslararası Multidisipliner Kadın Kongresi /21. Yüzyılın Eşiğinde Kadınlar, Değişim ve Güçlenme, İzmir, 13-16 Ekim 2009.
“The Caramelo Challenge”. 28th Annual American Studies Conference, Bodrum, 2003.
“Cisneros’ Caramelo as a Chicana Bildungsromane”. 34.Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio,Texas, A.B.D, 2003.
“Borders Crossed and Uncrossed: The Reciprocal Enforced Migration of Greek and Turkish Diaspora After the Lausanne Agreement “. ( with Prof. Ayşe Lahur Kırtunç ) –33.Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Meeting. – New Orleans, A.B.D, 2003.
“In the Trap of Race and Gender: Chicana Feminism”. Boğaziçi University American Studies Conference, İstanbul. 2003.
“Send This to Everyone You Know: Urban Legends About Women in the USA”. (with Prof. Ayşe Lahur Kırtunç) 27. American Studies Conference, Çeşme, Izmir. 2002.
“Defying the Fear of Patriarchy: Woman Rock Stars, Alanis Morisette and Tori Amos “. 20th Anniversary Conference of Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature, Ankara, 2002.
American Studies Association of Turkey