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; ephemera studies; nineteenth-century children's literature; visual culture. 

 

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

 


Selected Publications

"'Afrika'da Savaş': Türk Basınının İtalya'nın 1940 Mısır İşgaline Bakışı." Tarih Araştırmaları Dergisi 39 (67): 677-695 (2020).  

"'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.


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

" '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).

   

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.