Calouste Gulbenkian Postdoctoral Fellow in Armenian Studies
Faculty / College Address:
Kurdish literature, novelistic discourse, Armenian and Diaspora Studies.
She is currently carrying out research on Turkish and Kurdish oral and literary narratives to explore Armenian, Kurdish and Turkish responses to the traumatic experiences of Armenian Genocide.
Introduction to Kurdish & Kurmanji 1
Article, “The Politics of Remembering: The Representation of Armenian Genocide in Kurdish Novels”, Holocaust and Genocide Studies [Peer-reviewed Journal], (Spring 2017), forthcoming.
Article, “Kurdish Literature” In Encyclopedia on the Kurds, ABC-Clio Greenwood: Santa Barbara, California, (January 2017), forthcoming.
Article, “Writing Across Kurdistan: Reading Social, Historical and Political Contexts in Literary Narratives”, Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication [Peer-reviewed Journal], vol: 9, no: 3, (October 2016), pp. 257-274.
Article, “Dünden bugüne Kürt Edebiyatı” (Kurdish Literature in the Past and Present), Dipnot (Turkish Social Science Journal), vol: 19-20, (December 2015), pp. 265-276. [In Turkish].
Article, “The Dichotomy of ‘We’ and ‘The Other’: Regional Mapping and Naming in Kurdish Novels, Austrian Yearbook of Kurdish Studies, University of Vienna, (September 2015).
Article, “Autobiographical Memory and Trauma: In the Shadow of the 1980 Military Coup and Diyarbakir Prison”, Wêje û Rexne [Kurdish Literary Journal], vol:1, no: 5, (August 2015). [In Kurdish].
Book, Imagining Kurdistan: Identity, Culture, and Society, I.B. Tauris, April 2015.
Online Article, Kurdish Voices in Diaspora: An Overview on Kurdish Diasporic Literature, Allegra: A Virtual Lab of Legal Anthropology, 24 October 2014 Available at: http://allegralaboratory.net/kurdish-voices-in-diaspora-an-overview-on-kurdish-diasporic-literature/
Article, “The Relationship with Kurdish Lands: Destroyed Urban Kurdistan versus Idealised Rural Kurdistan”, The British Journal of Interdisciplinary
Studies [Peer-reviewed Journal], vol: 1, no: 1, (June 2014), pp.1-20
Article, “Where is Home?: Re-visioning ‘Kurdistan’ and ‘Diaspora’ in Kurdish Novelistic Discourse in Sweden”, Nordic Journal of Migration Research [Peer-reviewed Journal], vol: 4, no: 2, (May 2014), pp.82-90.
Book Review, Cengiz Güneş, The Kurdish National Movement in Turkey: From Protest to Resistance, New Middle Eastern Studies, (January 2014).
Article, “Serpêhatiyên Bêcihûwarbûnê: Di Rabêja Romana Kurdî de Wek ‘Warê Demkî’ Diyaspora” (The Experiences of Displacement: Diaspora as ‘Temporary Space’ in Kurdish Novelistic Discourse),Wêje û Rexne[Kurdish Literary Journal], vol:1, no: 1, (January 2014), pp. 19-32. [In Kurdish].
Book contribution, “Têgihiştina ‘Kurdistanê’: Hesta berdewam a ‘biyanîbûnê’” (The Perception of Kurdistan: The Constant Sense of Outsideness), In: E. Opergin and R. Alan (eds), Tîr û armanc: Wêjeya Kurdî ya Hemdem, (May 2014), pp. 85-98. [In Kurdish].
Article, “Bir Kürt Romancı olarak Hêlim Yûsiv Hakkında Her Şey”, (All about Hêlim Yûsiv as a Kurdish Novelist), Roman Kahramanlari [Turkish Literary Journal], no: 12, (June 2013), pp. 31-39. [In Turkish].
Book, Kürt Romanı Okuma Kılavuzu, (A Companion to Kurdish Novels), Sel Publishing House, Istanbul, (December 2010), co-authored with Abidin Parıltı. [In Turkish].