May 22nd 2014-Thursday
Conference Program
09:30 Registration
10:00-10:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks by Dr. Aylin Alkaç and Prof. Dr. Aslı Tekinay (Department Chair), Uğur
Portakal and Aslı Özyenginer
10:30 -11:15 Panel: Homelessness at Homeland
Ezgi İnce – Boğaziçi University - Homelessness in Third Generation Jewish-American Novels: A Magical Journey from
Eastern Europe to an American City in Judy Budnitz’s If I Told You Once
Merve Şen - Boğaziçi University - The Stories of Restlessness: Homelessness of Mind in Paul Auster Narratives
11:15-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:15 Panel:
City in Distress
Aslı Özyenginer – Boğaziçi University - Between Something and Nothing: The Destruction of the Safe Zone and the
Traumatic Individual in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Neshen Gyunanova Isaeva – Boğaziçi University - St. Petersburg: City, Imagination, Trauma and Literature
12:15-13:15 Lunch Break
13:15-13-35 Video Presentation on Muri Kim - Uğur Portakal
13:35-14:20 Panel:
ASL: Age, Sex, Location
Dilan Ayyıldız – Boğaziçi University - Transformation of Dating Culture: The Rise of Apps as Social Tools
Deniz Lefkeli – Boğaziçi University - Representation of Monogamy and the City life in Films and TV Series
14:20-14:35 Coffee Break
14:35-15:20 Panel: De-Structuring Urban Space
Onur Deniz Yılmaz – Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University - Advocacy Planning and Re-Definition of Urban Planner
Bilal Akar – Boğaziçi University - Metropolis and Individual in “TOKİ” Literature: Sinek Isırıklarının Müellifi by Barış
15:20-16:05 Panel:
Others of the City
Büşra Mutlu – Boğaziçi University - The Hidden Migration Story in Paul Auster’s Timbuktu
Havva Nur Özdemir – İstanbul Şehir University - Be(longing) the City
16:05-16:30 Closing

urban attachments: monogamy and ıts others