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A. Erdogan, MA

Education

May 16, 2013 – May 16, 2018
PhD Candidate in American Studies and instructor, Faculty of Arts, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands

Working title: The American Kaleidoscope of the Orient
Supervisors: Prof. Michael Stewart Foley (University of Groningen) and Prof. Wolfgang Hochbruck (University of Freiburg)

Oct. 2004 – Jan. 2012
Magister Artium (M.A.) in English Literature / Linguistics and Modern History; Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. Grade: sehr gut (A+).

Thesis: "Adventure of a Young English Officer Among the Abenakee Savages": a Case Study of Short Prose Fiction in Late Eighteenth Century Magazine Culture

Oct. 2004 – Nov. 2011
Erste Staatsprüfung für das Lehramt an Gymnasien: English and History (University-based Teacher Training Program)

 

Teaching and Work Experience

Feb. 2017 – July 2017
'Special Topic' Course: Early America and the Orient (elective course for 2nd-Year BA students of American Studies at the University of Groningen)

Feb. 2016 – July 2016
'Special Topic' Course: Early America and the Orient (elective course for 2nd-Year BA students of American Studies at the University of Groningen)

July 2012 – April 2013
Assistant Director for Cultural Program Planning and Public Relations, German-American Institute Carl-Schurz-Haus, Freiburg

Nov. – Dec. 2009
Internship / Project Contract: Baden-Württemberg State Archives, Freiburg. Compilation, analysis and assessment of the archived estate of Peter Baudendistel, documentary filmmaker

June 2009
Compilation, analysis and assessment of the archived estate of Maria Wohleb, wife of Baden State Prime Minister (1946-1952) Leo Wohleb

Oct. 2008 – June 2009
Foreign Language Assistant, Thomas-Hardye-School (Dorchester, Dorset)

Dec. 2011 – June 2012
Research Assistant, English Department / North American Studies, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Sept. 2006 – Aug. 2008 & July 2009 – Nov. 2011
Teaching Assistant, English Department / North American Studies, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Grants and Award

April 2018
Funding from the Nicolaas Mulerius Foundation (RuG) to organize a colloquium in Grenoble, France

May 2017
EAAS Postgraduate Travel Grant to conduct research on the James Leander Cathcart Papers at the New York Public Libary, New York, and the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

November 2011
Stephen Crane Award. Bi-annual Joint Award for Excellence in North American Studies by the University of Freiburg and the Town of Badenweiler

May 2010
Travel Grant to attend ALA Conference 2010. Burckardt Stiftung der Vereinigten Studienstiftungen and Verband der Freunde der Universität Freiburg

Sep. 2008 – May 2009
Pädagogischer Austauschdienst Teacher's Stipend. Secretariat of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany (Kultusministerkonferenz)

Invited Talks, Conference Papers, and Colloquia

2018

"Trans-Atlantic Relations 2.0: Hold On or Let Go?" Trans-Atlantic Seminar organized by the Western Hemisphere Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (The Hague, The Netherlands; April 24, 2018)

2017

"Sultan George III: Dress Rehearsal for the Revolution" CUNY Early American Republic Seminar (New York City, USA; May 12, 2017)

"The Imagined Turk in Early America" Heidelberg Center for American Studies, HCA Spring Academy (Heidelberg, Germany; March 20-24, 2017)

"From Captivity to Slavery in 'the Barbary States of America'" Society of Early Americanists Tenth Biennial Conference (Tulsa, USA; March 2-4, 2017)

"Politics and Algebra: How to make sense of the so-called 'Muslim Ban'" Pub Lecture organized by EPU: American Studies Student Association (Groningen, The Netherlands; February 27, 2017)

PhD Research Seminar, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (Freiburg, Germany; February 16, 2017)

2016
"The Kaleidoscope of the East: Early America and the Orient" Promovendi-Symposium organized by the Huizinga Institute; reviewer: Prof. Rob Kroes, University of Utrecht (Hilversum, The Netherlands; October 4-5, 2016)

"Digital Research and Analog Reading: Digitalized Sources in the Classroom" 2016 NASA Conference, American Studies after the Digital Turn (Middelburg, The Netherlands; September 14-16, 2016)

"The Kaleidoscope of the East: Early America and the Orient" Center of the Americas Research Seminar, University of Groningen (Groningen, The Netherlands, May 11, 2016)

2015
"Orientalia: A Transdifferent Approach to Early American Representations of the Orient" Crossroads: East and West. Cultural Contacts, Transfer and Exchange Between East and West in the Mediterranean (Split, Croatia; September 17-19, 2015)

2014
"In the Land of Make Believe: Oriental Tales in American Periodicals" American Studies Association Turkey Annual Conference (Erzurum, Turkey; May 14-16, 2014)

"PhD workshop" Student Conference EPU, University of Groningen (Groningen, The Netherlands, April 18, 2014)

"Reorienting American Self-perception: An Oriental Spy Narrative of the Late Eighteenth Century" EAAS: America: Justice Conflict War (European Association for American Studies, 60th Anniversary Conference (The Hague, The Netherlands; April 3-6, 2014)

2011
"Transnationalität in der englischsprachigen Kurzprosa vom 18. Jahrhundert bis Stephen Crane." (Badenweiler, Germany; November 27, 2011)

2010
"'Adventure of a Young English Officer among the Abenakee Savages' - An Early Transnational Short Story." Research Society for American Periodicals, 21st ALA Conference (San Francisco, USA; May 27-30, 2010)

2009
"'Aventure d‘un jeune Officier Anglois chez les Sauvages Abenakis' – A Chameleon Story." 5th EUCOR English - Trinational Masters Conference (Freiburg, Germany)

Publications

Monograph / Edited Volume 

- and Wolfgang Hochbruck. Carl Schurz. Rastatt and Freiburg: Erinnerungsstätte für die Freiheitsbewegungen in der deutschen Geschichte and Carl-Schurz-Haus, 2011.

- and Wolfgang Hochbruck, Philipp Fidler ed. Origins of the American Short Story. Los Gatos: Slack Water Press, 2008.

 
Articles

- and Philipp Fidler. Introduction and Critical Commentary on „Adventure of a Young English Officer among the Abenakee Savages.“ Origins of the American Short Story. Los Gatos: Slack Water Press 2008. 13-27.

 - and Philipp Fidler. Introduction and Critical Commentary on „Something Unaccountable.“ Origins of the American Short Story. Los Gatos: Slack Water Press 2008. 139-52.

Exhibition Brochures

- and X Bonnie Woods, Friederike Schulte. Occupy Boston / Occupy Wall Street. Freiburg: Carl-Schurz-Haus, 2012.

- and Myriam Fengler, Wolfgang Hochbruck, Gudrun-Marion Rheiner, Heidi Schnell. Carl Schurz – Sein Leben und Werk / His Life and Works. Freiburg: Carl-Schurz-Haus, 2006.

Web Publications

 - and Martha Hodak. Online Inventory of the Maria Wohleb Papers in the Baden-Württemberg State Archives Freiburg (Zentrale Datenbank Nachlässe)

 

 

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