Asst. Prof.

YONCA DENİZARSLANI


Faculty of Literature

Department of American Culture and Literature

Department of American Culture and Literature

Biography

Assist. Prof. Dr. Yonca Denizarslanı received her M.A. (2003) and Ph.D. (2010) degrees from Ege University, Department of American Culture and Literature. Her M.A. dissertation is “Modernity in American Literature: Three Lives / Gertrude Stein, The Sun Also Rises / Ernest Hemingway, Winesburg, Ohio / Sherwood Anderson, Sartoris / William Faulkner” and her Ph.D. dissertation is “Narratives of Self: Autobiography in Contemporary American Literature.” Between 2001 and 2015, she was a Research Assistant  at Ege University, Department of American Culture and Literature.  She has been an Assistant Professor at Ege University, Faculty of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature since 2015. During the academic year of 2017-2018, she was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, Department of History for her Post-Doctoral Research Project, which is entitled as “Bodies Scribed / Textual and Corporal Representations of Authority and Transgression: Religious and Political Symbolism of Criminality and Corporal Punishments in Early Colonial New England.” Her areas of interest are American novel and autobiography, early modern European history of science and philosophy, Reformation history, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries New England colonial legal history and culture, trans-Atlantic slavery, United States history, Southern Louisiana Cajun-Creole culture and literature, classical studies, mythology, Judeo-Christian history, contemporary literature, Post-Structuralism and Post-Colonialism.

Education Information

2003 - 2010

2003 - 2010

Doctorate

Ege University, Edebiyat Fakültesi, Faculty of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature, Turkey

2000 - 2003

2000 - 2003

Postgraduate

Ege University, Edebiyat Fakültesi, Faculty, of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature, Turkey

1995 - 2000

1995 - 2000

Undergraduate

Ege University, Edebiyat Fakültesi, Faculty of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature, Turkey

Dissertations

2010

2010

Doctorate

Narratives of Selfhood: Autobiography in Contemporary American Literature

Ege University, Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, Department of American Culture and Literature

2003

2003

Postgraduate

Modernity in American Literature: Three Lives / Gertrude Stein, The Sun Also Rises / Ernest Hemingway, Winesburg Ohio / Sherwood Anderson, Sartoris / William Faulkner

Ege University, Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, Department of American Culture and Literature

Foreign Languages

B1 Intermediate

B1 Intermediate

French

C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced

English

Certificates, Courses and Trainings

2016

2016

Erasmus Teacher’s Mobility Program

Education Management and Planning

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of American Literature and Culture

2005

2005

International Institute for Political and Economic Studies Summer Program

Education Management and Planning

The Fund for American Studies

Research Areas

Social Sciences and Humanities, Philology, Western Languages and Literatures, American Culture and Literature

Academic Titles / Tasks

2015 - Continues

2015 - Continues

Assistant Professor

Ege University, Edebiyat Fakültesi, Faculty of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature

2017 - 2018

2017 - 2018

Assistant Professor

Harvard University, FAS, Department of History

2001 - 2014

2001 - 2014

Research Assistant

Ege University, Edebiyat Fakültesi, Faculty of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature

Managerial Experience

2020 - Continues

2020 - Continues

Rectorate Commissioner

Ege University, Edebiyat Fakültesi, Faculty of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature

2019 - Continues

2019 - Continues

Mevlana Exchange Program Coordinator

Ege University, Edebiyat Fakültesi, Faculty of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature

2015 - Continues

2015 - Continues

Farabi Coordinator

Ege University, Edebiyat Fakültesi, Faculty of Letters, Department of American Culture and Literature

Courses

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Introduction to Novel II

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Readings in Classical Literature

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Contemporary Native American Studies

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

American Intellectual History and Criticism II

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Modernism in American Literature

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Contemporary Fiction

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Introduction to Novel I

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Mythology

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Introduction to Novel II

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

American Intellectual History and Criticism I

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Postmodernism in American Literature

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Readings in Classical Literature

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

American Intellectual History and Criticism I

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Introduction to Novel I

Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Modernism in American Literature

Articles Published in Other Journals

2021

2021

Speaking in medias res: Modernism versus Modernity in Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio

Denizarslani Y.

Journal of Awareness, vol.6, no.2, pp.105-115, 2021 (International Refereed University Journal) Creative Commons License

2019

2019

REVISITING AMERICANUS NOVUS: ANGLICIZATION CRISIS AND SALEM WITCH TRIALS IN SEVENTEENTH CENTURY NEW ENGLAND

Denizarslanı Y.

TARIH INCELEMELERI DERGISI, vol.34, no.2, pp.507-536, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) Creative Commons License identifier

2019

2019

Beliefs, Identity and Memory in Southern Louisiana Creole Culture

Denizarslanı Y.

RumeliDE Dil ve Edebiyat Araştırmaları Dergisi, no.6, pp.207-228, 2019 (National Refreed University Journal) Creative Commons License

2019

2019

Colonial Subjects Torn between Empires and Gods: Acadian Heritage in Elizabeth Nell Dubus’s Cajun

Denizarslanı Y.

Journal of American Studies of Turkey, no.50, pp.9-33, 2019 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License

2014

2014

A Contemporary Review on Sense of Place and Border in Nineteenth Century Narratives of American Expansionism

Denizarslanı Y.

International Journal of Language Academy, vol.2, no.1, pp.209-228, 2014 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License Sustainable Development

2014

2014

A SURVEY ON WESTERN NOTION OF SELFHOOD FROM TRADITIONAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY TO CONTEMPORARY WOMEN‟S LIFE WRITING

Denizarslanı Y.

TÜRKBİLİM, vol.2, no.14, pp.1-14, 2014 (National Refreed University Journal) Creative Commons License

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

2014

2014

”Fictions of Selves: Auto/ Biographies of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas”

Altuğ Z. A. , Denizarslanı Y.

Writing Women’s Lives: Auto / Biography, Life Narratives, Myths and Historiography., İstanbul, Turkey, 19 - 20 April 2014, no.44, pp.835-840 Creative Commons License

Books & Book Chapters

2017

2017

Mübadele Tarihine Yeniden Bir Bakış: Maro Duca’nın Masumlar ve Suçlular’ı ile Tassos Boulmetis’in Politiki Kousina’sında Mekansızlaşma, Kimlik Algısı, Geçmiş ve Bugün

Denizarslanı Y. , Altuğ Z. A.

in: Mübadele Kitabı, Pullukçuoğlu Yapucu,Olcay,Özgün,Cihan,Aksan,Yücel, Editor, Ege Üniversitesi Yayınları, İzmir, pp.257-264, 2017

2012

2012

”Mirroring America: Impressions of America in the Writings of Buket Uzuner, Enis Batur and Mustafa Ziyalan”

Denizarslanı Y.

in: The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and The United States, Emin Tunç,Tanfer Bahar Gürsel, Editor, Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., Bern, pp.83-101, 2012 Creative Commons License

Other Publications

2005

2005

Edebiyatta epifan

Denizarslanı Y.

Other, pp.28-29, 2005 Creative Commons License

Activities in Scientific Journals

2014 - Continues

2014 - Continues

TÜRKBİLİM

Publication Committee Member

Memberships / Tasks in Scientific Organizations

2010 - Continues

2010 - Continues

American Studies Association of Turkey

Member

2005 - Continues

2005 - Continues

The Fund for American Studies

Member

Scientific Refereeing

February 2014

February 2014

TÜRKBİLİM

Other Indexed Journal

Mobility Activity

2017 - 2018

2017 - 2018

Sabbatical Leave

Post Doc

Harvard University, United States Of America

2016 - 2016

2016 - 2016

Erasmus Programme

Lecturing

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki , Greece

2013 - 2013

2013 - 2013

Post Doc

Post Doc

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States Of America

2005 - 2005

2005 - 2005

Learning Mobility Of Individuals In Youth Field

Get Education

The Fund for American Studies , Greece



Edit Congress and Symposium Activities

2019

2019

International Conference on Academic Studies in Philology / “Güney Louisiana Kreole Kültüründe İnanışlar, Kimlik ve Bellek”

Working Group

Balıkesir-Turkey

2014

2014

Uluslararası Mübadele ve İzmir Sempozyumu / “Mübadele Tarihine Yeniden Bir Bakış: Maro Duca’nın Masumlar ve Suçlular’ı ile Tassos Boulmetis’in Politiki Kousina’sında Mekansızlaşma, Kimlik Algısı, Geçmiş ve Bugün.”

Working Group

İzmir-Turkey

2014

2014

Writing Women’s Lives: Auto / Biography, Life Narratives, Myths and Historiography / “Fictions of Selves: Auto/ Biographies of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.”

Working Group

İstanbul-Turkey

2013

2013

Aesthetics of Landscapes in Americas: XXXVII. Colloquium of International Art History /“Revisiting Mundus Novus: Frontier Narratives of Nineteenth Century American Painting and Literature"

Working Group

Queretaro-Mexico

2012

2012

Bram Stoker Centenary Conference: Bram Stoker and Gothic Transformations / -.“Louisiana, the Dwelling of the Wicked: Local Culture Revisited in True Blood.”

Working Group

Kingston-Upon-Hull-United Kingdom

2010

2010

The Art of Language / “Multicultural Identities in American Appetites.”

Attendee

Antalya-Turkey

2007

2007

Memory and Nostalgia / “Remembering the Lost Self in Barbara Robinette Moss’s Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter”

Attendee

İzmir-Turkey

2006

2006

Decoding Conflict in Literature / “Decoding the Conflict Between the Native American and the White Law in Linda Hogan’s Mean Spirit.”

Working Group

Madrid-Spain

2003

2003

31th Annual Twentieth Century Literature Conference / "The East And West in Orhan Pamuk’s My Name is Red and The White Castle: Meeting of Minds or Clash of Boundaries"

Working Group

Kentucky-United States Of America