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Lecturer (PhD) Esen Kara

Faculty of Human and Social Sciences /

Short CV

After completing her undergraduate studies at Ankara University, Faculty of Letters, English Language and Literature Department, she completed her M.A degree and her Ph.D. in American Studies at Dokuz Eylül University. She started her academic career as an instructor at Yaşar University in 2008, and she is currently working as a full-time academician at Yaşar University, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences.

  • Email esen.kara@yasar.edu.tr  
  • Phone 0232-570 8830  

Education

Phd

AMERİKAN KÜLTÜRÜ VE EDEBİYATI (DR) / DOKUZ EYLÜL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
SOSYAL BİLİMLER ENSTİTÜSÜ/AMERİKAN KÜLTÜRÜ VE EDEBİYATI (DR)/
Thesis Name: Claiming the Right to the City: Representations of Los Angeles in the Transnational American Literature (2018)
Thesis Advisor: Esra Çoker
2009 - 2018

Master

AMERİKAN KÜLTÜRÜ VE EDEBİYATI BÖLÜMÜ / DOKUZ EYLÜL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
EDEBİYAT FAKÜLTESİ/AMERİKAN KÜLTÜRÜ VE EDEBİYATI BÖLÜMÜ/AMERİKAN KÜLTÜRÜ VE EDEBİYATI PR. (İNGİLİZCE)/
Thesis Name: The Use of the Female Doppelganger in Shirley Jackson's Fiction (2009)
Thesis Advisor: Esra Çoker
2006 - 2009

Bachelor

BATI DİLLERİ VE EDEBİYATLARI BÖLÜMÜ / ANKARA ÜNİVERSİTESİ
DİL VE TARİH COĞRAFYA FAKÜLTESİ/BATI DİLLERİ VE EDEBİYATLARI BÖLÜMÜ/İNGİLİZ DİLİ VE EDEBİYATI ANABİLİM DALI/
2001 - 2005

Academic Titles

Lecturer

YAŞAR ÜNİVERSİTESİ / İNGİLİZ DİLİ VE EDEBİYATI BÖLÜMÜ
2013 -

Lecturer

YAŞAR ÜNİVERSİTESİ /
2008 - 2013

Publications

7.1 Published or Accepted to be Published in International Journals Covered by (SCI & SCI-E & SSCI & AHCI)
KARA ESEN Crossing the Threshold of the City: Urban Refugees in Hector Tobar’s The Tattooed Soldier Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, (), 0-0. (AHCI) 2020
7.2 Published or accepted to be published in International journals covered by other indexes
KARA ESEN The Pastoral Ideal and the Neoliberal City: Production of Nature in T.C. Boyle’s The Tortilla Curtain Monograf, (13), 0-0. EBSCO 2020
KARA ESEN Rewriting the City as an Oeuvre in Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange Interactions, 27(1-2), 75-89. MLA 2018
7.3 Published in CPCI-S or CPCI-SSH indexed conference proceedings International
KARA ESEN The Coyote and the Pilgrim: Production of Nature in the Garden 25th AISNA Biennial Conference 2019
KARA ESEN Contested Spaces and the Right to the City: Representations of Los Angeles in the Transnational American Literature Kent School of Architecture: ”Writing Buildings” 2016
KARA ESEN Transgressing National, Cultural, and Disciplinary Boundaries in Teaching Anglophone Literatures and Cultures in Turkey American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting 2015
KARA ESEN Spaces of Power and Resistance: Remapping the Borderlands in Luis Alberto Urrea’s Into the Beautiful North 58th BAAS Annual Conference 2013
KARA ESEN,ULUÇAY DİLEK MELİKE Social Media and the Transformation of Civic Participation: A Turkish Demonstration Case 8th Biennial Conference of The Society for Multi Ethnic Studies 2012
7.6 Published Conference Proceedings National
KARA ESEN,İÇÖZ NARLI FULYA Anlamın Kenarındaki Çığlık: Erendiz Atasü Edebiyatında Bastırılmış Kadın Sesleri (Sözlü Sunum) 2. Kadın Yazarlar Sempozyumu 2012
7.7 Other Publications
Others
KARA ESEN,İÇÖZ FULYA Erendiz Atasü Edebiyatı Can Yayınları 2014
KARA ESEN Batı Edebiyatında Kahraman (Hero in Western Literature) Pamukkale Üniversitesi Yayınları No 17 2010

10. Membership in Scientific and Professional Organizations

Alternatif Bilişim Derneği

2012 -

12. Son Dört Yılda Verilen Lisans ve Lisansüstü Düzeydeki Dersler

ENGL 1113 Academic Writing I (2019-2020)

Weekly Hour : 1

ENGL 1062 American Fiction 1900-1950 (2019-2020)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 1081 Turcophone Literatrure in a Comparative Perspective (2019-2020)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 063 AMERICAN FICTION 1900-1950 (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 081 TURCOPHONE LITERATURE IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE I (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 113 ACADEMIC WRITING I (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 114 ACADEMIC WRITING II (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 318 19TH CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL II (2018-2019)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 063 AMERICAN FICTION: 1900-1950 (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 081 TURCOPHONE LITERATURE IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE I (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 2

ENGL 113 ACADEMIC WRITING I (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 114 ACADEMIC WRITING II (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 082 TURCOPHONE LITERATURE IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE II (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 318 19TH CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL II (2017-2018)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 081 TURCOPHONE LITERATURE IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE I (2016-2017)

Weekly Hour : 2

ENGL 063 AMERICAN FICTION 1900-1950 (2016-2017)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 113 ACADEMIC WRITING I (2016-2017)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 082 TURCOPHONE LITERATURE IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE II (2016-2017)

Weekly Hour : 2

ENGL 318 19TH CENTURY BRITISH NOVEL II (2016-2017)

Weekly Hour : 4

ENGL 114 ACADEMIC WRITING II (2016-2017)

Weekly Hour : 4

Contact

Üniversite Cad. No: 37-39 Ağaçlı Yol
Bornova / İZMİR