Hacettepe University
Res. Assist. Bülent Ayyıldız

E-mail: ayyildiz.bulent@gmail.com

Phone: (312) 297 85 00

Degrees:

PhD: Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, 2015-present. 

MA: Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, 2012-2015. 

BA: Department of American Culture and Literature, Fatih University, 2010. 

Areas of Interest and Teaching: Jewish-American Experience, Visual Culture, Media Studies, Contemporary American Novel, Graphic Narratives, Creative Writing.

Selected Publications:

Ayyıldız, Bülent. “Picturing the Culture: Jewish American Landscape and Images in Graphic Narratives.” International Balkan University Journal of Social and Human Sciences, 2016. ISSN: 1857-9051.

Presentations:

Ayyıldız, Bülent. “Reviving the Past in the Graphic Novels: Reflecting the Jewish American Future in the Transforming Cities.” Future in Comics Conference at Stockholm University, 3-5 September 2015, Stockholm, Conference Presentation.

---. “Dreaming America as the Promised Land: An Excavation of Ethnic Roots in Ben Katchor’s The Jew of New York.” The 49th ASAK International Conference, 26-27 September 2014, Pyeongtaek, Conference Presentation.

---. “Infinite Consciousness: Self-Reflexivity in the Narrative and Character of David Foster Wallace's 'Good Old Neon'.” 13th International Conference on the Short Story,16-19 July 2014 Vienna, Conference Presentation.

---. “Looking Awry at Inception: On Space, Dream and Desire.” 36th ASAT Conference, 14-16 May 2014, Erzurum, Conference Presentation.

---. “Drawing Tough Jews, Remembering Old Days: Representation of Trauma in Joe Kubert’s Jew Gangster.” 11th Annual Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels at the University of Florida, 4-6 April 2014,Gainsville, Conference Presentation.

Ayyıldız, B. “Delusion of Masculinity in White Noise.” LIT FICTION '13 Conference, 21-23 October 2013, İstanbul, Conference Presentation.