FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF HISTORY


Assist. Prof. Dr. Bahar Gürsel

Contact

 

Social Sciences Building, #Z-36
+90 312 210 31 43
bgursel(at)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; cultural history of the Republic of Turkey (1930-1960); immigration history; urban history; visual culture; film studies. 

 

Courses

 

HIST 303  European History III

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

 

Selected Publications


“‘Marietza’: An Example of Catherine Maria Sedgwick’s Depiction of the ‘Other’ in Her Books for Children.” Women’s Writing, (forthcoming, May 2017).

 

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

 

“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.

 

“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.