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Azade Seyhan

Fairbank Professor in the Humanities; Professor of German and Comparative Literature

Ph.D., University of Washington

Office: Thomas 135
610.526.5382

aseyhan@brynmawr.edu

 

Azade Seyhan

Azade Seyhan is the Fairbank Professor in the Humanities, Professor of German and Comparative Literature, Affiliated Faculty in Philosophy and in Middle East Studies at Bryn Mawr College. She is the author of Representation and Its Discontents: The Critical Legacy of German Romanticism (University of California Press, 1992); Writing Outside the Nation (Princeton University Press, 2001); and Tales of Crossed Destinies: The Modern Turkish Novel in a Comparative Context  (MLA, 2008). She has published and lectured extensively on German Idealism and Romanticism, critical theory, exile narratives, Turkish-German literature, and the theory of the novel.

Seyhan's most recent articles have appeared in the Journal of Turkish Studies; Colloquia Germanica; Migration and Literature in Contemporary Europe; The Cambridge Companion to German Romanticism; and German Politics and Society.  In recent years, she has been a keynote speaker at national and international conferences at the University of Bath, England, University of Copenhagen, Georgetown University, University of Pennsylvania, the Max Weber Stiftung, Istanbul, and the Swedish Research Institute, Istanbul. 

Courses Regularly Taught in Philosophy:

Tales of Crossed Destinies: The Modern Turkish Novel in a Comparative Context Writing Outside the Nation Representation and Its Discontents: The Critical Legacy of German Romanticism