FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF HISTORY


Assist. Prof. Dr. Bahar Gürsel


Contact

 

Social Sciences Building, #Z-36
+90 312 210 31 43
bgursel@metu.edu.tr 

 

 

Education

 

Ph. D., Bilkent University, 2007

M. A., Bilkent University, 2000

 

 

Areas of Interest

 

Diplomatic, social and cultural history of the United States; modern Italian history; immigration history; ephemera studies; nineteenth-century children's literature; imagology; visual culture and history, the representation of the East in the West. 

 

Courses

HIST 303  European History III

HIST 338  History of the British Empire since 1603

HIST 343  Recent American History since 1945 

HIST 427  American Cultural History I

HIST 428  American Cultural History II

HIST 554  Readings in American Culture

LNA  501  Latin America: Past, Present and Future Trends 



Selected Publications


Bahar Gürsel, Alev Ayaokur, Filiz Yenişehirlioğlu, haz. Geçici Belgelerin Kalıcı Etkisi: I. Uluslararası Efemera Çalışmaları Sempozyumu, BildirilerPermanent Impact of Transient Documents: Ist International Ephemera Studies Symposium, Proceedings. Ankara: Koç Üniversitesi VEKAM, 2020. 

 

"Türk-Amerikan Derneği: Bir Ankara Kurumunun İlk Yirmi Yılı/ "Turkish-American Association: The First Twenty Years of an Ankara Institution." Ankara Araştırmaları Dergisi/ Journal of Ankara Studies 8 (1): 177-186 (2020). https://doi.org/10.5505/jas.2020.18480   

 

“Geç On Dokuzuncu ve Erken Yirminci Yüzyıl Amerikan Stereograf Kartlarındaki Osmanlı İmgesi.” Journal of Universal History Studies 3 (1): 101-114 (2020). https://doi.org/10.38000/juhis.738362  

 

"'Afrika'da Savaş': Türk Basınının İtalya'nın 1940 Mısır İşgaline Bakışı." Tarih Araştırmaları Dergisi 39 (67): 677-695 (2020). https://doi.org/10.35239/tariharastirmalari.656851 

 

"'Kararı Kendiniz Verin!': Erken Yirminci Yüzyıl Amerikan Tütün Reklamcılığında Doğulu Kadın ve Erkeğin Tasviri/ "'Judge for Yourself!': The Depiction of the Oriental Woman and Man in Early Twentieth-Century American Tobacco Advertising." Kebikeç 48 (2019): 321-336.

 

"'Marietza': An Example of Catherine Maria Sedgwick's Depiction of the 'Other' in her Books for Children." Women's Writing, 25 (1): 66-79 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1080/09699082.2017.1323388

 

"Teaching National Identity and Alterity: Nineteenth-Century American Primary School Geography Textbooks." Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society  10(1): 106-126 (2018). https://doi.org/10.3167/jemms.2018.100107

 

America’s Global Moment: Italy Witnesses the Spanish-American War.” New Global Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 1, online publication: 03/14/2017. https://doi.org/10.1515/ngs-2017-0007

 

“An Enchanted Journey: Discovering the Children’s Literature Collection of the MUSLI.” Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature Vol. 54, 4 (2016): 53-55. https://doi.org/10.1353/bkb.2016.0111

 

“Aubrey Beardsley’in Tuhaf Masal Kahramanları.” Toplumsal Tarih, Şubat 2017: 86-96.  

 

“Delineating Stereotypes for Children: The Discourse on Race, Ethnicity and Otherness in the Works of Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards.” Julia Nitz, Sandra H. Petrolionis and Theresa Schön, eds. Intercontinental Crosscurrents: Women's Networks Across Europe and the Americas. Heidelberg: Universitatsverlag Winter, 2016, 131-151.

 

“Türkiye’nin Efemera Arşivleri ve Koleksiyonları.” Toplumsal Tarih, Kasım 2016: 68-78.