ELTS International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture

SULEYMAN DEMIREL UNIVERSITY (TURKEY) in collaboration with ÇANKAYA UNIVERSITY 

B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities

This International Conference is an annual academic event organized by Cankaya University in Ankara. This year it will be organized jointly by Süleyman Demirel University (Isparta, Turkey) and Çankaya University (Ankara, Turkey), and will be hosted by Süleyman Demirel University. 

 7-8 May 2015 

Isparta, Turkey

you can reach the conference details at http://konferans. sdu.edu.tr/ illc2015/index

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The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers, scholars and students from all areas of language, literature, culture and other related disciplines. You may participate as panel organizer, presenter of one paper, chair a session or observer. A 300-word abstract for a 20-minute paper should be submitted as an email attachment to suleozun@sdu.edu.tr.

 

All participants are requested to complete the registration form and return it via electronic mail tolanguageliteratureandculture@gmail.com or suleozun@sdu.edu.tr

Selected papers will be published in a volume.

 

Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah will be our keynote speaker

From 1980 to 1982, Gurnah lectured at the Bayero University Kano in Nigeria. He then moved to the University of Kent, where he earned his PhD in 1982. He is now a Professor and Director of Graduate studies there within the Department of English. His main academic interest is in postcolonial writing and in discourses associated with colonialism, especially as they relate to Africa, the Caribbean and India. He has edited two volumes of Essays on African Writing, has published articles on a number of contemporary postcolonial writers, including V. S. Naipaul, Salman Rushdie and Zoe Wicomb. He is the editor of A Companion to Salman Rushdie (Cambridge University Press, 2007). 

Gurnah has supervised research projects on the writing of Rushdie, Naipaul, G. V. Desani, Anthony Burgess, Joseph Conrad, George Lamming and Jamaica Kincaid.

Novels
Memory of Departure (1987)
Pilgrims Way (1988)
Dottie (1990)
Paradise (1994)
Admiring Silence (1996)
By the Sea (2001)
Desertion (2005)
The Last Gift (2011)
The most famous of these are Paradise, Desertion and By the Sea, the first of which was shortlisted for both the Booker and the Whitbread Prize. By the Sea, meanwhile, was longlisted for the Booker and shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. 

http://www.kent.ac.uk/english/staff/gurnah.html

 

 
CONFERENCE CHAIR
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sule OKUROGLU OZUN (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Chair, Assist. Prof. Dr. Sule OKUROGLU OZUN (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Vice Chair, Assist. Prof. Dr. Mustafa KIRCA (Cankaya University, Translation and Interpreting Studies Dept.)
Secretariat, Res.Assist. Birsen BAYAN (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Secretariat, Res.Assist. Yasemen KIRIS YATAGAN (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Secretariat, Res.Assist. Ayse ERASLAN (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
HONORARY COMMITTEE
Prof. Dr. Huseynaga RZAYEV (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit. )
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Beture MEMMEDOVA (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Omer SEKERCI (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Mehmet UYSAL (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Philip GLOVER (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
TECHNICAL COMMITTEE
Assist. Prof. Dr. Savas OZUN (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Mining Engineering)
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
Prof. Dr. Nursel ICOZ (Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu.)
Prof. Dr. Meral CILELI (Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu.)
Prof. Dr. Huseynaga RZAYEV (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Prof. Dr. Aysu ARYEL ERDEN (Cankaya University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Prof. Dr. Golge SEFEROGLU (Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu.)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aytul OZUM (Hacettepe University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Betil EROZ TUGA (Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu.)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Beture MEMMEDOVA (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bilal KIRKICI (Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu.)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ertugrul KOC (Cankaya University, Translation and Interpreting Studies Dept.)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ferit KILICKAYA (Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu. )
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lerzan GULTEKIN (Atilim University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali CELIKEL (Pamukkale University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nurten BIRLIK (Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu. )
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ozlem UZUNDEMIR (Cankaya University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Alev KARADUMAN (Hacettepe University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit. )
Assist. Prof. Dr. Ali Fuad SELVI (Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Cumhur Yilmaz MADRAN (Pamukkale University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Elif OZTABAK AVCI (Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Fahri OZ (Ankara University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Firat KARADAS (Mustafa Kemal University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Gul KURTULUS (Bilkent University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Hasan BAKTIR (Erciyes University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Margaret J-M SONMEZ (Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Mehmet UYSAL (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Mustafa KIRCA (Cankaya University, Translation and Interpreting Dept.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Mustafa SAHINER (Inonu University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Nil KORKUT NAYKI (Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Foreign Lang. Edu.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Philip GLOVER (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Selen AKTARI SEVGI (Istanbul Kultur University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sule OKUROGLU OZUN (Suleyman Demirel University, Dept. of Eng. Lang. and Lit.)