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Double Major Interviews

***Interviews with Double Major applicants will be conducted on Monday, August 29***

Dear Double Major applicants,

We have received the application documents of the following candidates. If your name is not listed below please contact Dr. Hande Tekdemir immediately at hande.tekdemir@boun.edu.tr

The interviews will be conducted via Zoom on Monday, August 29 and we will start at 11:00. The zoom link will be emailed to the candidates listed below. Please contact Dr. Tekdemir if you do not receive the link.

Candidates will be asked to wait in the waiting room until their designated interview slot. We wish you all good luck with the interview and a productive semester!

 

Monday, August 29, Schedule for ÇAP Interviews

11:00-12:00

Damla Altan

İmihan Azger

Zeynep Cebeci

Yaren Demirdoğan

Defne Doğruyol

Ali Eren Göçmen

 

12:10-13:00

Zeynep Gömleksiz

Utku Can İlhan

Rasim Polat

Çağlar Ilgın Sakaoğlu

Elif Şenocak

 

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Double Major Applications (Updated)

 

Students applying to the double major program with Western Languages and Literatures should submit their application through BUIS by August 24, 2022.  Additionally, please e-mail a one-page statement of purpose in English and a recent transcript to the double major adviser Hande Tekdemir at hande.tekdemir@boun.edu.tr by August 24, 2022.

Interviews with double major applicants have been scheduled for Monday, August 29, at 11:00. Please note that the interviews will take place on Zoom. More information will be announced later. For further inquiries, please e-mail Dr. Tekdemir.

Details on the degree can be found here:

http://westlanglit.boun.edu.tr/?page_id=2426

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Minor Degree Applications (Updated)

Students applying to the minor degree in English Literature should submit their application through BUIS by August 24, 2022. Please include your one-page statement of purpose in English, a recent transcript, and the completed application form Yan Dal Başvuru Formu (if requested by the system), as well. Additionally, please e-mail your application materials to Dr. Myrto Drizou (myrto.drizou@boun.edu.tr) by the same date, too.

 

Details on the degree can be found here:

http://westlanglit.boun.edu.tr/?page_id=8736

 

A written exam will take place on August 25 (12:00) and interviews with applicants who have successfully passed the exam will be held on August 26, starting at 12:00. More information on the exam and interviews (held on Zoom) will be announced later.

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2021-2022 Cem Taylan Awards

We congratulate the 2021-2022 recipients of the CEM TAYLAN awards:

 Doğa Baran

 

Doğa BARAN 4.00 GPA (Freshman)

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Ahmet Ergün

 

 

Ahmet ERGÜN 3.91 GPA (Sophomore)

Melis Avşar Melis Nisan Avşar 3.91 GPA (Sophomore)

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Duygu Baş Duygu BAŞ 3.96 GPA (Junior)

 

The Cem Taylan Award is a monetary prize offered to sophomore, junior and senior students of outstanding academic achievement. The evaluations are done by the faculty at the beginning of the fall semester of each academic year. The award is presented to the students in early October.

 CEM TAYLAN (1946-2001)

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BA in English Literature, Istanbul University (1972)

MA University of Keele (1974)

PhD University of Keele (1978).

Dissertation title:    ‘D. H. Lawrence’s Responses to Visual Arts and Theories of Art and Their Effect on his Earlier Fiction’.

Cem Taylan joined the BU, Department of Western Languages and Literatures in 1979 and taught courses on Modern English Poetry, Victorian Poetry and Prose, Modern American Poetry, Analysis of Poetry, Classical American Novel, Modern American Theatre, Translation, Novel Adaptations in Cinema and History of the Turkish Cinema.  His research  predominantly  on modern English, American and Turkish poetry, modern English novelists, cinema as a medium of literary work, Turkish cinema, etc. appeared in literary  as well as  popular journals and daily newspapers.

His published books are:

1986. D.H. Lawrence, Oğullar ve Sevgililer (trans.).E Yayınları.

1999. Oğullar ve Sevgililer (reprint).  Oğlak Yayınları

1992. Modern İngiliz Şiiri: Willian Butlar Yeats ve Ezra Pound. Korsan Yayınları.

2000. Igor Stravinsky, Müziğin Poetikası (trans.). Pan Yayıncılık.

2000. Darwin Kuramı Seçme Yazılar ve Eleştiriler (trans.). Pan Yayıncılık.

2002. Dil Bilimi Düşününde Dönüm Noktaları I: Socrates’ten Saussure’e Batı Geleneği

(Landmarks in Linguistic Thought) (trans. with E. Taylan)Ankara: TDK Yayınları 799

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Best Senior Thesis Award and Honorable Mentions

We congratulate the 2021/2022 recipients of Best Senior Thesis Award and Honorable Mention.

 

BEST SENIOR THESIS AWARD

Ali Dağlar

ALİ EMİR DAĞLAR

Thesis: “‘Demonstrations of Time’: Louise Gluck’s Negative Lyric”

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HONORABLE MENTIONS

Zeynep Özer

  ZEYNEP ÖZER

Thesis: “The Calculus of the Imaginary: The Poetics of Marianne
Moore and Rebecca Elson”

Alp Eren

ALP EREN PİRLİ

Thesis: “Specters of Modernity: Telecommunications Technologies
in Edith Wharton’s Late Ghost Stories

 

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CONGRATULATIONS Dr. İPEK KOTAN YİĞİT!

İpek Kotan Yiğit, PhD student at the Department of Western Languages and Literatures, received her PhD degree with a dissertation entitled “The Intersection of Class and Religion in Victorian Novels of the 1850s” on June 14, 2022. We wish her luck in her academic career!
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Double Major Applications

If you are applying to the double major program with Western Languages and Literatures, please email a one-page statement of purpose in English, a recent transcript, and the double major application form to the double major adviser Hande Tekdemir at hande.tekdemir@boun.edu.tr by August 24, 2022. You can find the application form here: https://fas.boun.edu.tr/tr/formlar/ogrenci-formlari

Interviews with double major applicants have been scheduled for Monday, August 29, at 11:00. Please note that the interviews will take place on Zoom. More information will be announced later. For further inquiries, please e-mail Dr. Tekdemir.

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Summer Term Courses 2022

DERS KODU ŞUBE DERS ADI ÖĞRETİM ÜYESİ                 ADI-SOYADI TERCİH EDİLEN GÜN TERCİH EDİLEN SAAT SYLLABUS
AL 312 .01 Survey of American Literature from the 19th  Century Prof. Dr. George Junne TTWWThThFF 12121212 Syllabus & Reading List
FA 48K .01 Kurdish Cinema Öğr. Gör. Özgür Çiçek WWWWWW 678910  FA 48K
FA 341 .01 History of the Cinema Şahan Yatarkalkmaz TTWWWWThThThTh 4545674567  FA 341
FA 341 .02 History of the Cinema Şahan Yatarkalkmaz TTTTWWW ThThTh 678989108910  FA 341
FA 348 .01 Introduction to Film Analysis Tuba Ay WWThThThThFFFF 5656785678  FA 348.01
FA 348 .02 Introduction to Film Analysis Tuba Ay MMMMTTTTWW 5678567889  FA 348.02
FA 482 .01 Sp. Top: World Cinema Ali Murat Akser MMMWWW 678678  FA 482.01
FA 486 .01 Sp. Top: Scriptwriting Salih Mehmet İnan TTTThThTh 345345  FA 486.01
FA 48J .01 Sp. Top:Mythic Structure and Storytelling in Cinema Salih Mehmet İnan MMMWWW 345345  FA 48J.01
FA 48R .01 Sp. Top: Contemporary Art Nüzhet Merve Ertufan Harıdasan MMTTWW 343434  FA 48R.01
FA 497 .01 Sp. Top: Contemporary Performance Practices Onur Karaoğlu TTWWTHTH 343434  FA 497.01
FA 49V .01 Sp. Top: Comics to Graphic Novel Mehmet Emin Adanalı MMMMMM 345678  FA 49V.01
EL 306 .01 The Romantics Prof. Dr. Margaret Ellen Russett TTWWThThFF 67676767  EL 306.01
AL 488 .01 Sp. Top: Literature&The American 1960s Dr. Öğr. Üy. Kenan Mikail Behzad Sharpe TTWWTHTHFF 34343434  AL 488.01