Assist. Prof. Dr. Ceylan Özcan

E-mail: cozcan@hacettepe.edu.tr

Phone: +90 (312) 297 85 00

Degrees:

PhD: Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, 2008.    

MA: Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, 2001.    

BA: Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, 1998.   

Areas of Interest and Teaching:

American Novel, American Drama, Film Studies, Jewish American Culture and Literature

Selected Publications:

Özcan, Ceylan. “Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center as a Representation of the Collective Trauma of 9/11.” Hacettepe University Journal of Faculty of Letters, 25.2 (2008): 205-221.

---.  “Charlie Chaplin’s Screen Person: ‘The Tramp’ as Icon.” Çankaya University Journal of Arts and Sciences, 9 (2008): 55-64.

---. “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas as a Representation of German Victimhood.” Hacettepe University Journal of Faculty of Letters, 32.1 (2015): 183-192.

Conference Presentations:         

---.“Representations of Nazism and the Holocaust in Recent Mainstream Films.” The Fifth International IDEA Conference, 14-16 April 2010, Atılım University, Ankara, Turkey. Conference Presentation.

---.“Dangerous Readings: The Turner Diaries as an Inspiration for Hate and Violence.” 30th Anniversary Conference of the Department of American Culture and Literature: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, 7-9 November 2012, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. Conference Presentation.

---.“Under the Chuppah: Tradition and Change in Tova Mirvis’s Fiction.” 41st International Society for Contemporary Literature and Theatre Conference : Tradition and Change in Contemporary Literature and Theatre, 7-21 July 2016 Teruel, Spain. Conference Presentation.