EGE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LETTERS

AMERICAN CULTURE AND LITERATURE DEPARTMENT

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Academic Staff

Assist. Prof. Dr. Zeynep Asya Altuğ

Ege University, Faculty of Letters

American Culture and Literature Department
 
Bornova 35100, İzmir
 
Phone: +90 232 311 50 85
 
E-Mail:asya.altug@ege.edu.tr
 
asyaaltug@yahoo.com
 
asyaaltug@gmail.com
 
Education, Degrees:
 
Ege University Ph. D. American Culture and Literature Department, İzmir, 2009
 
Ege University M.A. American Culture and Literature Department, İzmir, 2000
 
Ege University B.A. American Culture and Literature Department, İzmir, 1996
 
Thesis and Dissertation:
 
“Postmodern Elements in John Barth’s Narratives.” Ege University, Faculty of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature, İzmir, 2000. (M.A)
 
"Multicultural Dilemma and the Jewish Identity Crisis: Jewish-American Novels of the 1950s." Ege University, Faculty of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature, İzmir, 2009. (PhD)
 
Academic Specialization: American Art, Literature, Cultural Studies and Popular Culture, Contemporary Critical Theories, Jewish-American Culture and Literature, (Ph.D.)
 
Positions Held:
 
Research Assistant Ege University 1999-2011
Assistant Professor Dr. 2011-
 
Publications:
 
* Articles:
 
"Gerçekçi ve Doğalcı Amerikan Romanında Birey ve Uygarlık Çatışması." Türkbilim 13 (Ekim 2013): 1-20. İzmir, Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi.
 
"Between a Tribal Self and Mainstreem Whiteness: The Obscurity and Dilemma of the Jewish American Identity." Interactions 20.1-2 (2011): 19-34. Izmir, Ege University Press.
 
"Amerika'da Etnisite: Kavramsallaştırma ve Deneyim." Türkbilim 6 (Haziran 2011): 13-34. İzmir, Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi.
 
"Fragmented Presonas: Walt Whitman and Can Yücel." Türkbilim 4 (Aralık 2010): 59-72. İzmir, Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi.
 
* Book Reviews
 
"Jan D. Kucharzewski. Propositions About Life: Reengaging Literature and Science." European Journal of American Studies 12 (2012). EAAS. European Association for American Studies. Web. <http://ejas.revues.org/9868>.
 
* Editorial Work
 
Assistant Editor, Türkbilim Dergisi, 2012-
 
Conference Papers:
 
"Fictions of Selves: Auto / Biographies of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas." Writing Women's Lives, International Symposium Auto / Biography, Life Narratives, Myths and Historiography. Yeditepe University. Istanbul. April 19-20, 2014. (With  Dr. Yonca Denizarslanı)
 
"Mübadele Tarihine Yeniden Bir Bakış: Maro Duka'nın Masumlar ve Suçlular'ı ile Tassos Boulmetis'in Polıtıkı Kouzına'sında Mekansızlaşma, Kimlik Algısı, Geçmiş ve Bugün." International Population Exchange Symposium. Ege University, Faculty of Letters. May 8-9, 2014. (With  Dr. Yonca Denizarslanı)
 
"Fragmented Personas: Walt Whitman and Can Yücel." International Walt Whitman Seminar & Symposium. Dortmund. 16-22 June 2008.
 
“Selling Remedies for Feminine Fear.” Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature 20th Annual American Studies Seminar, Ankara, October 24-25, 2002.
 
“Construction of Narratives in Barry Levinson’s Film Wag the Dog.” 25th Annual American Studies Seminar, Hotel Fantasia, Kuşadası, November 1-4, 2000.
 
Grants:
 
Fund for American Studies / IIPES: International Institute for Political and Economic Studies Georgetown University Washington, DC and The Greek Association For Atlantic and European Cooperation, Certificate Program in Crete, 14th of July- 6th of August, 2002.
 
Courses Taught:
 
*Undergraduate:
American History I-II
Introduction to Western Thought I-II
American Novel I-II
American Art I-II
American Popular Culture I-II
 
*Graduate:
Contemporary Fiction (M.A)
Art  and Culture (M.A)
 
Membership:
 
TFAS (2002)
 
ASAT (2011)
 
Service to the University
 
Organization of National and International Conferences
 
She has served to the organizing committee of Ege University CSS (Cultural Studies Symposium) since 1999.  The seminars and symposiums that she was commissioned are listed below:
 
Ege University 5th Annual International Cultural Studies Symposium on New Cultural Perspectives in the Millenium co-organized by Departments of English Language and Literature and American Culture and Literature, the British Council, ASAT and USIS. Ege University Campus, May, 2000.
 
Ege University 6th Annual International Cultural Studies Symposium on Globalization and Transcultural Issues in the New World Order, co-organized by Departments of English Language Literature and American Culture and Literature, the British Council, ASAT and USIS. Hotel Altin Yunus Çeşme, Izmir, May, 2001.
 
Ege University 7th Annual International Cultural Studies Symposium on Selves at Home, Selves in Exile: Stories of Emplacement and Displacement, co-organized by Departments of English Language and Literature and American Culture and Literature, the British Council, ASAT and USIS. (May 2002).
 
Ege University 8th Annual International Cultural Studies Symposium on Inside outside in: Emotions, Body and Society co-organized by Departments of English Language and Literature and American Culture and Literature, the British Council, ASAT and USIS. Ege University Campus, May, 2003.
 
Ege University 9th Annual International Cultural Studies Symposium on City in Culture in City co-organized by Departments of English Language and Literature and American Culture and Literature, the British Council, ASAT and USIS. Ege University Campus, May, 2004.
 
She was commissioned by Ege University Faculty of Letters as the representative and coordinator of the American Culture and Literature Department for Socrates/Erasmus Project, January 2004-2008


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