Res. Assist. Dr. Merve Özman Kaya

E-mail: ozman@hacettepe.edu.tr

Phone: +90 (312) 297 85 00

Degrees:

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

MA: Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, 2009.  

BA: Department of American Culture and Literature, Ankara University, 2006.                                        

Areas of Interest and Teaching:

Cultural Studies, Life Writing, War and Literature, American Novel, American Road Narratives

Selected Conference Presentations:

Özman Kaya, Merve. “Eva Hoffman’s Lost in Translation: “A Life in a New Language Conditioned by Semantic Reification” ASAT International Conference, Turkey, 2010.

Özman Kaya, Merve. “Judging Books by the Cover: “Covering” the Experience of War in Iraq,” ASAT International Conference, Turkey, 2012.

Özman Kaya, Merve. “Iraq War and Attempts at Historiography: The Politicians’ Turn,” BAKEA International Conference, Turkey, 2013.

Özman Kaya, Merve. “Narrating “I”s Out in the Desert: The Weakening Influence of American Nationalism on Identity Formation in Three Iraq War Narratives,” ASAT International Conference, Turkey 2015.