EGE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LETTERS

AMERICAN CULTURE AND LITERATURE DEPARTMENT

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Academic Staff

Res. Assist. Olena Boylu

Ege University, Faculty of Letters

American Culture and Literature Department
 
35100 Bornova, Izmir Turkey
 
 
 
E-mail: olena.boylu@ege.edu.tr / lenaboylu@gmail.com
 
 
EDUCATION DEGREES
 
Ege University Ph.D. American Culture and Literature Department, Institute of Social Sciences, Izmir, 2013 - devam ediyor
Ege University M.A. American Culture and Literature Department, Institute of Social Sciences, Izmir, 2011
Ege University B.A. American Culture and Literature Department, Faculty of Letters, Izmir, 2007
 
THESIS AND DISSERTATION
 
PhD thesis in progress "Politics, Satire and Historical Consciousness in Contemporary American Novel" 2014 -
M.A. Degree with a thesis entitled “Post-World War II American Novel: The End of Innocence″ (2011)
B.A. Degree with a thesis entitled “Made in America” (2007)
 
POSITION HELD
 
Research Assistant, Ege University, American Culture and Literature Department 2012 –
 
CONFERENCE PAPERS
 
“New York Architecture: Manifesting The Destiny of the Nation” paper presented in The 34th International American Studies Conference “The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies” organized by The American Studies Association of Turkey, Nov.3-5, 2010. Alanya/Turkey.
 
“Culture of Fear” paper presented in the 13th International Cultural Symposium entitled “Change and Challenge” and organized by Ege University American Culture and Literature Department, May 4-6, 2011, Izmir/Turkey.
 
“Rephrasing Freedom/Resisting Authority: Physical and Mental Confinement in Russian-American Literature by Ayn Rand” paper presented in the 14th International Cultural Symposium entitled “Confinement, Resistance, Freedom” and organized by Ege University English Language and Literature Department, May 08-10, 2013, Izmir/Turkey.
 
"Memory and Historical Consciousness in American Pastoral by Philip Roth" paper presented in the 5th International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium entitled "Memory" and organized by Cumhuriyet University. October 04-06, 2017, Sivas/Turkey.
 
EDITORIAL WORK
 
Editorial Assistant, Proceedings of 13th International Cultural Studies Symposium “Change and Challenge”, Ege University Publication, Izmir 2012.
 
Editorial Assistant, Proceedings of 15th International Cultural Studies Symposium “Culture and Space”, Ege University Publication, Izmir 2016.
 
Editorial Assistant, Interactions. Vol.26.1-2. Spring-Fall 2017. 
 
ORGANIZATION OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES
 
Assisted the local organizational committee of the EAAS/ASAT Conference “The Health of the Nation”. March 30 - April 2, 2012.
 
Member of the Organizing Committee Ege University 15th International Cultural Studies Symposium - "Culture and Space". May 6-8, 2015.
 
GRANTS
 
Erasmus Staff Mobility Program / Staff Training. Faculty of Philology and History / Department of English and American Studies. Augsburg University / Germany. Jun. 2014.
 
MEMBERSHIP
 
Member of ASAT (American Studies Association of Turkey, Ankara )
Member of OAH 2012-2014 (Organization of American Historians, Indiana USA)
Member of EAAS 2012- (European Association for American Studies, Salzburg, Austria)
 
SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY
 
Web Administrator (2012- ) :
http://ake.ege.edu.tr (Department of American Culture and Literature, Ege University)
 
Coordinator of the Faculty Volleyball Teams (2012-2015)


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