Supplementing Lenin: Toward a Communism of Other-determination

28 Mar 2013


Presenter: Nergis Ertürk, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Penn State University

Nergis Ertürk is the author of Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey (Oxford University Press, 2011), the recipient of the 2012 MLA Prize for a First Book. In 2008, she won the William Riley Parker Prize for her essay, "Modernity and Its Fallen Languages: Tanpınar's Hasret, Benjamin's Melancholy," which appeared in PMLA. Her article, “Phonocentrism and Literary Modernity in Turkey,” appeared in boundary 2, and her research has also appeared in a wide-ranging collection of prominent literary works.

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Center for Russian and East European Studies, European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, Global Studies Center In conjunction with: boundary 2, Department of Film Studies
501 Cathedral of Learning
Target Audience: 
Higher Education
Presenter Type: 
Visiting Scholar/Faculty