Prof. Ali Budak

  • Westernization and Turkish Literature
  • 19th Century Journalism and Magazine Publishing
  • 19th Century Culture and Literature History
  • Identity and Culture in Contemporary Turkish Novel

Prof. Mehmet Kanar

  • The comprehensible translation of basic works related to Old Turkish Literature in narrative or poetry.
  • The publication and simplification of language of important New Turkish Literature texts before 1928.
  • Preparing Ancient Anatolian Turkish masterpieces for publication
  • Preparing comprehensive dictionaries by scanning Ancient Anatolian Turkish texts.
  • Expanding the current dictionary by text scanning
  • Expanding the current Ottoman Turkish dictionary
  • Comprehensive publication studies on paleography texts
  • Translating Persian Literature Classics into Turkish
  • Expanding the current Persian-Turkish dictionary as a comparative and multilingual dictionary.
  • Preparation of an anthology that chronologically shows the development of Turkish poetry and narrative.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. A. Melda Üner

  • New Turkish Literature
  • 19th Century Turkish Literature
  • Modernism and Postmodernism
  • Literature Theory
  • Contemporary Criticism
  • Narrative techniques

Assist. Prof. Dr. Nergiz Gahramanlı

  • New Turkish Literature
  • Stories and Novels
  • Narrative Techniques
  • Children’s Literature

Assist. Prof. Dr. Bahar Gökpınar

  • Methodological issues in biographies, the fictionalization/historical perception of biographic material (Memoirs, Biographies, Monographies)
  • Feminist biography and feminist historiography
  • Effective use of private archives and non-official documents in socio-cultural historiographies.
  • Ottoman Women's Movement in the context of 19th century "Westernization-Modernization" struggles and contradictions; Ottoman Women's Magazines and Newspapers; Ottoman Press.
  • Theoretical examinations of classical Ottoman poetry.
  • Masculinity studies in Ottoman literature

Assist. Prof. Dr. Serkan Şener

  • Generative models of language
  • Structure of Modern Turkish: Agreement; Wh-questions; Exceptional Case Marking; Structure of noun phrases; (Argument) Ellipsis
  • Syntax-pragmatics interface
  • Psycholinguistics - Language processing, child language acquisition, bilingualism and code-switching
  • Cognitive Science