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Ozen Nergis Seckin Dolcerocca

Associate Professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-OR/13 Armenian, Caucasian, Mongolian and Turkish Studies

Short Bio

Ö.N. Dolcerocca’s research focuses on literary theory, comparative literature, modernism, modern Turkish literature, nineteenth-century cultural history, narratology and digital humanities. She is the primary investigator of the ERC project "Modernizing Empires: Enlightenment, Nationalist Vanguards and Non-Western Literary Modernities" NONWESTLIT, a comparative study of linguistic renewal and literary renaissance movements in three imperial traditions: Russia, Turkey and Japan. It looks at the negotiated cultural models in modernization and westernization shared by otherwise extremely diverse cultures. She widely published scholarly articles and book chapters on Comparative and Turkish literature.

She received her doctoral degree with distinction in Comparative Literature from New York University in 2016. She currently serves as an executive council member in the MLA West Asian LLC and ACLA Owen Aldridge Prize Committee. She is an elected member of the Young Academy of Europe.

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