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Cult Seminar: Nergis Dolcerocca (Koç University)

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Sabancı University
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

 

 

CULTURAL STUDIES SPEAKER SERIES

 

 

Memory Politics of the Little Square: Tanpınar’s Istanbul, Benjamin’s Paris

 

Nergis Dolcerocca

(Koç University)

 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

14:40  FASS 2034

 

 

Speaker Bio: Nergis Dolcerocca has a BA in English Literature from Boğaziçi University, an MA in Cultural Studies from Sabancı University, and an MA in Comparative Literature from New York University. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from New York University with a dissertation titled: Time Regulation Institutes: Time in Modern Literary and Cultural Imagination (1889-1960). She has published an article on “Imitative Desire and Homoerotics in Tutunamayanlar” in the International Journal of Turkish Studies; her article, “Chronometrics in the Modern Capital: A.H. Tanpinar's Istanbul,” is forthcoming next Fall in the Journal of Middle Eastern Literatures, and she is editing a special issue of the same journal on Tanpınar.

 

P.S.: The seminar will be held in English.