Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. Deniz Gündoğan İbrişim is a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, at the Gender and Women’s Studies Center of Excellence (SU Gender). She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from Washington University in St. Louis. She specializes in trauma and memory studies, gender and sexuality studies, postcolonial theory, 20th and 21st century literature, the Middle East and African studies. Her main teaching interests span from feminist literary studies to critical theory and the environmental humanities. Her research has been supported by the Fulbright-IIE, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Sawyer Seminars, The Institute for World Literature (IWL) and several Washington University fellowships. She is the co-author of Gaflet: Modern Türkçe Edebiyatın Cinsiyetçi Sinir Uçları (2019, Metis). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as European Review, The Journal of World Literature, Monograf, Birikim, as well as edited volumes such as The Routledge Companion to Literature and Trauma; Animals, Plants, and Landscapes: An Ecology of Turkish Literature and Film; Mapping World Anglophone Studies; Afterlives: Remnants, Ruins and Representations of the Armenian Genocide.Gundogan Ibrisim’s research and teaching is shaped by values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. She is committed to making higher education accessible, inspiring, and a tool for social justice for all students. In addition to her fields of study, she also incorporates her background in translation studies into her teaching practice and understands translation as a vibrant tool to make cross-border traveling of knowledge production possible.