Başak Demirhan

Academic CV: BaşakDemirhan_13.12.2022_CV

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 Areas of Expertise

 Eighteenth-century British literature and culture, Victorian novel, medicine and literature, feminism and gender theory


 Ph.D., English Department, Rice University (2010)

M.A., English Department, Rice University (2006)

B.A., English Language and Literature Department, Boğaziçi University (2002)

Courses Taught at Boğaziçi University:

Undergraduate Courses

ENGL111 Expository Writing 1 (freshman writing course)

LIT 211 Studies in Literature 1 (introductory literature course for non-major students)

LIT 212 Studies in Literature 2 (introductory novel course for non-major students)

ENGL105 Literary Forms 1

ENGL106 Literary Forms 2

EL101 Survey of English Literature 1

EL102 Survey of British Literature 2

EL206 English Novel

EL206 Literary Theory and Criticism 2

EL303 Restoration and Augustan Literature

EL306 English Romantics

EL405 Victorian Literature

CL411 Myth, Culture, and Ideology

EL412 Senior Thesis (advisor for honors thesis)

CL487 Sp. Tps. Feminist Theory

EL488 Sp. Tps. Long Victorian Novel

EL48D Sp. Tps. Realism in the Nineteenth-Century Novel

 Graduate courses:

EL579 and EL 589 (M.A. level 0- and 1-credit writing and professionalization courses)

EL594 Edwardian Novel (M.A. level directed reading)

EL594 Italy in Nineteenth-Century British Imagination (M.A. level directed reading)

EL68L Affect Theory and the 19th-Century Sentimental Novel (PhD course)

 Selected Publications

 “Intersectional Narratives of Marriage and Slavery in Oroonoko and The Woman of Colour,” in Trading Women, Traded Women: A Historical Scrutiny of Gendered Trading, edited by Gönül Bakay and Michaela Mudure, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang (2017): 103-122.