EGE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LETTERS

AMERICAN CULTURE AND LITERATURE DEPARTMENT

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Academic Staff

Assist. Prof. Dr. Yonca Denizarslanı

 

Ege University, Faculty of Letters

Department of American Culture and Literature

Bornova 35100, Izmir

Phone: +90 232 311 50 48

Fax: +90 232 388 11 02

e-mail: yonca.denizarslani@ege.edu.tr

            denizarslani@fas.harvard.edu

Education, Degrees:

Ege University, Ph.D. Department of American Culture and Literature (2010)

Ege University, M.A. Department of American Culture and Literature ( 2003)

Ege University, B.A. Department of American Culture and Literature ( 2000)

Thesis and Dissertation:

2010, “Narratives of Self: Autobiography in Contemporary American Literature” (Ph.D.)

2003, “Modernity in American Literature: Three Lives / Gertrude Stein, The Sun Also Rises / Ernest Hemingway, Winesburg, Ohio / Sherwood Anderson, Sartoris / William Faulkner” ( M.A. )

Positions Held:

Assist. Prof.Dr. at the Department of American Culture and Literature, Ege University (2015-  )

Research Assistant at the Department of American Culture and Literature, Ege University (2001 – 2015 )

2002, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2015 Organizing Committee Assistant at Ege University International Cultural Studies Symposium ( http://css.ege.edu.tr)

 

Teaching Experience:

 

2001 – 2016        Department of American Culture and Literature, Faculty of Letters at Ege University

 

2016 (May 9,13) Erasmus Teacher’s Mobility Program, Department of American Literature and Culture at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

Research:

October 2013 – Ernest J. Gaines Center of University of Louisiana at Lafayette Library, College of Liberal Arts, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

May 2017 – Ege Üniversitesi, Edebiyat Fakültesi Bilimsel Araştırma Projesi, “Geçmişin İzinde Mesken Tutmak: Louisiana Kültüründe Gelenek, İnanışlar ve Yerel Kimlik”

(Ege University, Faculty of Letters / Academic Research Project, “Dwelling in the Past: Tradition, Beliefs and Local Identity in Louisiana Culture.”)

2017-2018 Research Project, “Americanus Novus: American Selves Revisited 1607 – 1776” Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, Department of History 

https://history.fas.harvard.edu/people/people-categories/visiting-scholars-fellows 

 Conference Papers:

- “The East And West in Orhan Pamuk’s My Name is Red and The White Castle: Meeting of Minds or Clash of Boundaries?” co-paper with Res. Ass. Melis Mülazımoğlu. 31th Annual Twentieth Century Literature Conference, University of Louisville, Kentucky / U.S.A. March, 2003.

- “Decoding the Conflict Between the Native American and the White Law in Linda Hogan’s Mean Spirit.” Decoding Conflict in Literature, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain. June, 2006.

- “Remembering the Lost Self in Barbara Robinette Moss’s Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter” Memory and Nostalgia, Ege University 11th International Cultural Studies Symposium, Izmir / Turkey. May, 2007.

-.“Multicultural Identities in American Appetites.” American Studies Association of Turkey Conference: The Art of Language, Alanya / Turkey. November, 2010.

-.“Louisiana, the Dwelling of the Wicked: Local Culture Revisited in True Blood.” Bram Stoker Centenary Conference: Bram Stoker and Gothic Transformations. Univeristy of Hull, Hull, UK. April, 2012.

- “Revisiting Mundus Novus: Frontier Narratives of Nineteenth Century American Painting and Literature. Aesthetics of Landscapes in Americas: XXXVII. Colloquium of International Art History. Organized by UNAM in Querétaro, Mexico. October, 2013.

- “Fictions of Selves: Auto/ Biographies of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.” Co-paper with Ass. Prof. Dr. Zeynep Asya Altuğ. Writing Women’s Lives: Auto / Biography, Life Narratives, Myths and Historiography. Organized by Women’s Library and Information Center Fundation and Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey. April, 2014

- “Mübadele Tarihine Yeniden Bir Bakış: Maro Duca’nın Masumlar ve Suçlular’ı ile Tassos Boulmetis’in Politiki Kousina’sında Mekansızlaşma, Kimlik Algısı, Geçmiş ve Bugün.” Yard. Doç. Dr. Zeynep Asya Altuğ ile birlikte ortak bildiri. Uluslararası Mübadele ve İzmir Sempozyumu, Ege Üniversitesi. Mayıs, 2014.

Publications:

- Book Review: “Edebiyatta Epifan: Sherwood Anderson’un Winesburg, Ohio’su.” Cumhuriyet   Kitap. Sayı: 817. (13 Ekim 2005).p: 28 – 29.

- “Mirroring America: Impressions of America in the Writings of Buket Uzuner, Enis Batur and Mustafa Ziyalan” The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and The United States.Tanfer Emin Tunç & Bahar Gürsel (eds). Bern: Peter Lang, 2012, 83 – 101

-“Batıdaki Kendilik Algısının Geleneksel Otobiyografiden Günümüz Kadın Yaşam Yazınına İzdüşümleri Üzerine Bir Derleme” TÜRKBİLİM, Cilt 2, Sayı, 14, 2014.

-“A Contemporary Review on Sense of Place and Border in Nineteenth Century Narratives of American Expansionism” IJLA. International Journal of Language Academy, Vol., 2, 2014.

-“Mübadele Tarihine Yeniden Bir Bakış: Maro Duca’nın Masumlar ve Suçlular’I ile Tassos Boulmetis’in Politiki Kousina’sında Mekansızlaşma, Kimlik Algısı, Geçmiş ve Bugün.” Yard. Doç. Dr. Zeynep Asya Altuğ ile birlikte ortak bildiri. Uluslararası Mübadele ve İzmir Sempozyumu, Ege Üniversitesi. Mayıs, 2014.

-Fictions of Selves: Auto/ Biographies of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.” Co-paper with Ass. Prof. Dr. Zeynep Asya Altuğ. Writing Women’s Lives: Auto / Biography, Life Narratives, Myths and Historiography. International Symposium Paper Book. Birsen Talay Keşoğlu, Leyla Şimşek-Rathke (eds.). Istanbul: Women’s Library and Information Center Fundation, 2016      

Summer School Institutes:

 2005, International Institute for Political and Economic Studies (IIPES) Summer Program organized by The Fund for American Studies & Georgetown University & The Greek Association for Atlantic and European Cooperation in Crete / Greece.

Grants:

IIPES - International Institute for Political and Economic Studies (IIPES), Summer School Program in Crete, Greece, July 12-August 4, 2005, organized by The Fund for American Studies & Georgetown University & The Greek Association for Atlantic and European Cooperation in Crete / Greece.

Membership:

 2005, TFAS

 2010, ASAT

 



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