Sunday, 28 December
256. Modern Turkish Literature
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Pacific Suite F, Marriott
Program arranged by the MLA Publications Committee
Presiding: Mutlu K. Blasing, Brown Univ.
1. “Orhan Pamuk in and against the Tradition of the Political Novel in Turkey,” Sibel Irzik, Sabanci Univ.
2. “Looking Back in Anger: Transformations of Turkish Poetry,” Selim S. Kuru, Univ. of Washington, Seattle
3. “Istanbul Times: Recovering Sacred Memory for a Secular Age in Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar’s Poetics,” Azade Seyhan, Bryn Mawr Coll.