Hacettepe University
Assist. Prof. Dr. Cem Kılıçarslan

E-mail: cem@hacettepe.edu.tr

Phone: (312) 297 85 00


Phd: Hacettepe University, American Culture and Literature, 2002.

MA: Hacettepe University, American Culture and Literature, 1996.

BA: Hacettepe University, American Culture and Literature, 1992.

Areas of Interest and Teaching: Film Studies, American History, Translation, Science Fiction.

Selected Publications:

Kılıçarslan, Cem. “The Masculinist Ideology and War-Combat Films: Reassertion of Masculinity in Hollywood.” Journal of Faculty of Letters, Hacettepe University. 26.1 (June 2009).

---. “What Our Darkness Tells Us: Gendered Chthonic Imagery in Robert Bly’s Iron John: A Book About Men and Ursula LeGuin’s Tombs of Atuan.Journal of Arts and Sciences, Çankaya University. 10 (Dec. 2008).

---. “Do Tread on My Dreams: The Perception of Cityscape in Science Fiction Films” Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST), 25 (Spring 2007).

---. “The Wisdom of Our Fists: The Male Rituals in David Fincher’s Fight ClubThe Journal of American Culture and Literature, Issue 2000-2001.

---. “Türk Sinemasında Masalcılık Geleneği ve Üç ‘Güneydoğu’ Filmi” (“TheTradition of Taletelling in Turkish Cinema and Three ‘Southeast’ Movies” in Turkish) Bilkent 4 Mevsim. Spring Issue (2000).

Conference Presentations:

Kılıçarslan, Cem. “In Our Darkest Hours: Gothic, Social Justice and Deli Gücük Comics Series,” 2017 Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) International Conference, “Gothic Afterlives: Mutations, Histories, and Returns,” 23-24 January 2017, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

---. “Nietzsche In Turkish: A Battle Of Words And Contested Meanings,” Second International Conference on Translation Studies ICTS, “Translating Asia: Convention and Invention,” 21-22 June 2016, The University of Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, Thailand.

---.“Dreaming the End:  Apocalyptic Vision and Ecological Disaster Films since 1980s,” for the “Deconstructing American Dream in Mass Media” session of the 49th Korean American Studies Conference, “The American Dream Reconsidered,” 26-27 September, 2014, Pyeongtaek University, Pyeongtaek, S. Korea.

---.“Not in my Home? The Transformation of the Traditional into the Gothic in Turkish Horror Films in 2000s,” AKE Symposium, 25 March 2016, Hacettepe University, Beytepe, Ankara.

---.“Cowboys and Indians of a Different Land: Turkish Western Films as a Case Study of the Transformation of Cultural Artifacts,” 37th American Studies Association of Turkey Conference, “Transnational American Studies,” 25-27 November, 2015, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey.