Prof. Dr. Ufuk Özdağ

e-mail: ozdag@hacettepe.edu.tr

Phone: (312) 297 85 00

Personal web page

Degrees:

PhD: Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, 1995.  

MA: Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, 1985.   

BA: Department of English Language and Literature, Hacettepe University, 1981.

Areas of Interest and Teaching:

American Nature Writing, Ecocriticism, Comparative Environmental Studies, American Studies in a Global Context, American Short Story, American Art, Intersections between Literature and Visual Arts.

Selected Publications:

Özdağ, Ufuk. Çevreci Eleştiriye Giriş: Doğa, Kültür, Edebiyat (2nd Ed.) Ankara: Ürün Yayınları, 2017. 

---. "Rachel Carson ve Tarihin Seyrini Değiştiren Eserinin Sırları." Tarihi Değiştiren Toplumu Dönüştüren Kadınlar. Eds. Alev Karaduman, Gonca Gökalp Alpaslan, Pelin Şahin Tekinalp & Meltem Ekti. Ankara: Hacettepe Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Yayını, 2016. 187-202.

---. "'Biz Ankara'nın Eski Yerlisiyiz': Hikmet Birand'ın Anısına Bir Toprak Etiği Okuması." Kültürel Mirasın İzinde: Ankara. Eds. Gonca Gökalp Alpaslan & Pelin Şahin Tekinalp. Ankara: Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2016. 281-300.

---. “Environmental Crisis and Human Costs in the Age of the Anthropocene.” Environmental Crisis and Human Costs. Eds. Ufuk Özdağ & François Gavillon. Colección Benjamin Franklin. Alcalá de Henares, Madrid: Universidad de Alcalá, 2015. 

---. “A Study of the Writing Strategies of Renowned Conservationists: Implications for Place-Based Education in Turkey.” Hacettepe University Journal of Education 29.4 (2014): 189-204. (with Jennie Farber Lane)

---. "For the Health of the Sea: In Search of an Expansive 'Land Ethic' in Turkish Maritime Literature."Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 20.1(Winter 2013). Advance Access publication February 20, 2013. doi: 10.1093/isle/ist003.

---. “Keeping Alive the Memory of the Amik: Environmental Aesthetics and Land Restoration.” The Future of Ecocriticism: New Horizons. Eds. Serpil Oppermann, Ufuk Özdağ, Nevin Özkan, & Scott Slovic. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011. 

---. “Sessiz Bahar’dan Sonra Ses Getiren Elli Yıl: Kadın Çevre Sağlık.” Hacettepe University Journal of Faculty of Letters 28.2 (2011): 179-199.

---. “Reading Yaşar Kemal’s The Sea-Crossed Fisherman in the Year of the Dolphin.” Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies 34.1 (2008): 45-74.

---. Edebiyat ve Toprak Etiği: Amerikan Doğa Yazınında Leopold'cu Düşünce. Ankara: Ürün Yayınları, 2005.