My CV

Hülya  Adak

hadak-sabanciuniv.edu

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Education

    B.A. in Western Languages and Literature, Bosphorus University, 1993;
  • M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of Chicago (USA), 1994, 2001, respectively.

Work Experience

    Bosphorus University, 1994-1996;
  • University of Chicago (USA), 1993-2001;
    Freie Universitaet Berlin, 2012-2013.

Areas of Interest

  • Gender and women’s studies; theories of autobiography and the novel; nationalism and national myths; World War I and Ottoman Armenians in history and literature.

Memberships

  • Modern Language Association (MLA), Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA), American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Vorderer Orient (DAVO), The History Foundation (of Turkey), The Library of Women’s Works (in Turkey).

Awards

  • Researcher and Academic Advisory Board Member – Leverhulme Trust (Boston University, The University of Edinburgh)  2015 – 2018
  • Humboldt Resarch Fellowship for Experienced Researchers – Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung  2014 – 2016
  • Researcher – L`Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR) & Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)  2014 – 2016
  • Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers – Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung  2012 – 2014
  • FASS Teaching Award – Sabancı University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences  2011
  • Research Fellowship – Orient-Institut Istanbul der Max Weber Stiftung  2011 – 2012
  • Internal Grant, Workshops on Sexuality in Turkey and Germany – Sabancı University  2009 – 2010
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship – Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin  2002 – 2003
  • AAUW Dissertation Award – American Association of University Women  1999 – 2000
  • Department of Comparative Literature Fellowship – University of Chicago  1995 – 1997
  • University of Chicago, Excellence in Foreign Language Teaching Award – University of Chicago  1995