Res. Assist. Dr. Gözde Erdoğan

E-mail: pgozde@hacettepe.edu.tr

Phone: +90 (312) 297 85 00

Degrees:

PhD: Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, 2014.  

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

BA: Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, 2003.  

Areas of Interest and Teaching:

Cultural Studies, Popular Culture, Television Studies, Film Studies, Literary Criticism, Theater.

Selected Publications:

Erdoğan, Pembe Gözde. “Monstrous America: HBO’s True Blood as a Gothic/Fantastic Allegory.” JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey 46 (2017): 85-116. 

---. “Hunger and Lead: An Ecocritical Reading of Robert Schenkkan’s The Kentucky Cycle.” JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey 30 (2009): 111-124.  

Conference Presentations:

---. “Gothic for Postmodernity: Penny Dreadful as Heritage Gothic.”  Gothic Afterlives: Mutations, Histories, and Returns, 23-24 January 2017, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand. Conference Presentation.  

---. “Tradition and Change in Southern Gothic: True Detective as Televisual Faulknerian Narrative.” Tradition and Change in Contemporary Literature and Theatre, 7-21 July 2016, Teruel, Spain. Conference Presentation.

---. “As Nations Collapse: The Zombie as a Transnational Metaphor in Max Brooks’s World War Z.” Transnational American Studies, 25-27 November 2015, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey. Conference Presentation.

---. "Gothic Toxicity: Representations of Louisiana's Cancer Alley in HBO's True Detective." American Communities in a Global World: Challenges for the New Millennium, 25-27 March 2015, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Conference Presentation.

---. “True South: HBO’s True Detective as Televisual Southern Gothic.” 2015 Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) International Conference, 21-22 January 2015, Novotel Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia. Conference Presentation.

---. “Reading the Metaphors at Stake: Transformation and Americanization of the Vampire in the Twentieth Century.” From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, 7-9 November 2012, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. Conference Presentation.

---. “Metaphors of an Epidemic: Performing the AIDS Crisis in America in Kushner’s Angels in America.” The Health of the Nation, 30 March – 2 April 2012, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey. Conference Presentation.

---. ““Hunger and Lead:” An Ecocritical Reading of Robert Schenkkan’s The Kentucky Cycle.” The Future of Ecocriticism: New Horizons, 4-6 November 2009, Hotel Limak Limra, Antalya, Turkey. Conference Presentation.

---. “Adapting Subversive History to Popular Entertainment: Angels in America as Theatrical Text and TV Movie.” Adapting America, America Adapted, 8-10 October 2008, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey. Conference Presentation.