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Burcu Karahan Richardson

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Phone: 650 723 6608
bkarahan@stanford.edu

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Turkish cinema
prose
Ottoman and Turkish literatures
19th century
translation
The novel

Burcu Karahan Richardson

Lecturer in Turkish Language and Literature

Burcu Karahan specializes in late 19th and early 20th centuries Ottoman Turkish literature. Her research on Ottoman/Turkish literature focuses on the novel, issues of translation, sexuality, formation of masculine identities, and Westernization. She’s currently working on the Second Constitutional Era erotic fiction with its relations national and literary history. She teaches literature and culture courses on Ottoman and contemporary Turkish literature in translation and Turkish cinema; and language courses on Ottoman Turkish, reading knowledge for Turkish,  and translation.

 

 

 

 

Education

Ph.D. Indiana University, Comparative Literature
M.A. Bilkent University, Turkish Literature

COURSES

COMPLIT 109 Masterpieces: Orhan Pamuk
COMPLIT 248A Reading Turkish I
COMPLIT 248B Reading Turkish II

Other Information

The Turkish Language and Literature Lectureship is partially made possible from AY 2010-11 through AY 2013-14 by a gift from the Turkish Cultural Foundation