Talk by Ufuk Ozdag, "Aldo Leopold's Continuing Legacy: A Land Ethic for Turkey"

Location: 
SH 2635,
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Ufuk Özda? is Associate Professor of American culture and literature at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. She received her Ph.D. in American culture and literature from the same university. Özda? specializes in 20th century American fiction, American nature writing, environmental literature, and in the intersections between literature and visual arts. Özda?'s book, Edebiyat ve Toprak Etigi: Amerikan Doga Yazininda Leopold'cu Dusunce (Literature and the Land Ethic: Leopoldian Thought in American Nature Writing) was published by Urun Yayinlari in 2005. Özda? has been a lecturer in the TUBITAK-coordinated outdoor ecology-based environmental training programs in Amanoslar, Antakya, Turkey, since 2008, incorporating environmental literature to the lectures on environmental sciences. Özda? is currently on sabbatical at the University of Nevada, Reno, doing research on the theory and practice of place-based education.This event is cosponsored by Literature & the Environment and the American Cultures & Global Contexts Center.

This event is cosponsored by Literature & the Environment and the American Cultures & Global Contexts Center.