Özlem Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu

Academic CV: ÖzlemÖğütYazıcığlu_31.07.2022_CV

Areas of Expertise

Modern and Postmodern Novel, Modern and Contemporary Literary Theory, with special focus on Ecocriticism, Posthumanism, Gender Studies and Animal Studies.

EDUCATION:

Ph. D., (1999) Comparative Literature, Purdue University.

M.A., (1991) English Language and Literature, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul.

B.A.,  (1988) English Language and Literature, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul.

High School, 1983, Deutsche Schule, Istanbul (German High School).

Courses Taught at Boğaziçi University:

 Graduate courses:

EL 643                         Fiction and Metafiction

EL 641                         Joyce and the Modern Novel

EL 687                         Semiotics, Poststructuralism, and Fiction

EL 683                         Minority Literature

EL 594                         Postmodern Novel

Undergraduate courses:

CL 48N                        Ecology and Literature

CL 48C                        Animal and Human at the Crossing of Literature and Philosophy

CL 497                         Postmodern Fiction

AL 305                         Modern American Novel

EL 307                         Modern English Novel

CL 305, 306, 307       Literary Theory and Criticism I, II, and III

EL 206                         The English Novel

AL 201                         Survey of American Literature

EL 101-EL 102           Survey of English Literature I. and II.

EL 112                          Cultural History of England

ENGL 102                    Introduction to Literary Scholarship II

PUBLICATIONS:

  Books:

 Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem. Shamanism in the Contemporary Novel: Stories Beyond Nature-Culture Divide. Lanham, London: Lexington Books, 2022.

 Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem. Major Minor Literature: Animal and Human Alterity. Istanbul: Simurg Yayıncılık, 2017. [based on the 2013 limited edition]

Refereed Articles:

Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem and Allison Mackey. “Dreaming as Pharmakon in Larissa Lai’s Salt Fish Girl and Cherie Dimaline’s The Marrow Thieves.” (Selected papers from Symposium: Living in the End Times) SFRA Review 51:2 (2021): 199-207.

Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem. “Dressing the Cuts of the Past, Seaming a Glocal Future in Louise Erdrich’s Tracks and Zakes Mda’s The Heart of Redness. Journal of Literary Studies 34:2 (2018): 64-79. 

Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem. “Who is the Other? Melting in the Pot in Elif Shafak’s The Saint of Incipient Insanities and The Bastard of Istanbul.” Litera 22:2 (2009): 53-70.

 Öğüt, Özlem. “A View From the Bridge: Understanding Border Culture through Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands: La Frontera and Ana Castillo’s The Mixquiahuala Letters.” Litera 17:2 (2005): 117-130.

 Öğüt, Özlem. “(Dis)Claiming Identity: Christina García’s The Agüero Sisters and Julia Alvarez’ How the García Girls Lost Their Accents.” Ethnic Studies Review 26 (2003): 135-156.

Öğüt, Özlem. “From Psychoanalysis to Schizoanalysis: Borges and Calvino through Lacan, Barthes, Deleuze and Guattari.” Romance Languages Annual VI (1994): 559-564; double columning.

Book Chapters:

 Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem and Ezgi Hamzaçebi. “Precarious Lives of Animals and Humans through the Lens of Contemporary Turkish Literature.” Turkish Ecocriticism: From Neolithic to Contemporary Timescapes, eds. Serpil Oppermann and Sinan Akıllı. Lanham, London: Lexington Books, 2021.

Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem and Ezgi Hamzaçebi. “Writing Beyond the Species Boundary: Bilge Karasu’s The Garden of Departed Cats and Sema Kaygusuz’ Wine and Gold.” Animals, Plants, Landscapes: An Ecology of Turkish Literature, eds. Irmak Ertuna Howinson and Hande Gürses. New York: Routledge, 2019. 127-156.

Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem. “Masumiyet Müzesi: Hegemonik Erkeklik, Kurgulanan Gerçeklik.” Gaflet: Modern Türkçe Edebiyatın Cinsiyetçi Sinir Uçları.  İstanbul: Metis Yayınları, 2019.

[“Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence: Hegemonic Masculinity and Performed Reality.“ Oversight: Sexist Streaks in Modern Turkish Literature. Istanbul: Metis Publishing, 2019]

 Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem. “Sounds of Silence, Violence, Madness in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye and Jazz.” No! In Whispers: The Rhetoric of Dissent in American Writing, ed. Michele Bottalico. Bern: Peter Lang, 2018. 103-127.

Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem. “Roxolana in Turkish Literature: Re-Writing the Ever Elusive Woman of Power and Desire” Roxolana in European Literature, History and Culture, ed. Galina Yermolenko. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2010. 141-164.

Turkish Translation: “Türk Edebiyatında Hurrem: Her Daim Ele Avuca Sığmaz Olmuş, Güç ve Arzu Sahibi/Güç ve Arzunun Simgesi Kadının Yeniden Yazımı.” Avrupa Edebiyatı, Tarihi ve Kültüründe Hurrem Sultan, ed. Galina Yermolenko. Trans. Ferit Burak Aydar. Istanbul: Koç Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2013. 211-239.

Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem. “Orhan Pamuk’un Beyaz Kale’si ve Yeni Hayat’ında Ölümü Yazmak, ‘Ben’ i Çizmek.” Orhan Pamuk’un Edebi Dünyası. İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2008. 151-161.

[“Writing Death and Putting ‘I’ Under Erasure in Orhan Pamuk’s White Castle and My Name is Red.” The Literary World of Orhan Pamuk. Istanbul: İletişim Publishing, 2008.

Öğüt Yazıcıoğlu, Özlem. “Selves Under Erasure in Orhan Pamuk’s My Name is Red and Snow.” Kadir Has University “Culture and the Arts” Lecture Series: Selected Talks 2006-2008, Istanbul, 2008. 123-132.