Seamus Heaney Irish Writers Series



Iran's relations with the United States and Western Europe between 1997-2001
Bostan, Ayşe Ömür; Altunışık, Meliha; Department of International Relations (2002)
The objective of this thesis is to analyse Iran's relations with the United States and Western Europe between 1997 and 2001. Accordingly, the thesis consists of three main parts. In the first part of the study, a historical background of the foreign policy of Islamic Republic of Iran is outlined. In this context 1979 Islamic Revolution, impacts of the Revolution on the foreign policy and Iran's relations with the West are examined. After the Islamic Revolution, relations with the United States have deterior...
Theodor Adorno, on the relationship between critical theory and art
Özmacun, Tahir Erkan; Turan, Şeref Halil; Department of Philosophy (2015)
During the twentieth century, Critical Theory was one of the most influential schools of thought in philosophy, political theory, theory of art, sociology, psychology and cultural studies. As a leading member of the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory, Adorno analyzed capitalism with an emphasis on culture and claimed that art has the potential for emancipation. The Frankfurt School thinkers generally argued that instrumental rationality became the dominant form of reason and ceased to be self-reflective an...
James Joyce's extimate modernism in Ulysses: a Lacanian take on language, subjectivity and temporality
Korkmaz Karaman, F. Tuba; Birlik, Nurten; Department of English Literature (2022-9)
The high modernist struggle to represent the modern individual and their predicament finds its best form in the works of James Joyce, whose writing discloses a radical departure from and a challenge to Cartesian epistemology, and linearity as its keyword as well as realism as its literary reflection. Joyce’s break away from linearity is reflected both in the form and the content of his writing to such an extent that his narrative style acts out the subject matter of his works. I claim that the psychoanalyti...
Oral poetry and weeping in the case of Dersimli women
Demir, Aylin; Erdemir, Aykan; Department of Gender and Women's Studies (2010)
This thesis analyzes the issue of performing self in the genres of oral poetry and weeping, which are performed by Dersimli women in the course of their everyday life practices. This study focuses on the case of Dersim (Tunceli) which is located in the east part of Turkey where Zazaki-speaking and Kurdish-speaking Alevi people constitute the majority of the population. I deal with these performances as repetitive actions, occurring in the course of everyday life. I focus on the narratives in the songs and i...
Evaluation of architectural and consciousness exploration architecture-based issues in seismic design
Mendi, H. Evgin; Ünay, Ali İhsan; Department of Architecture (2005)
The task of ءearthquake resistant design̕ of buildings is generally considered as the province of engineering profession. Although there exists considerable number of publications related to seismic design (documentations, articles, theses, books, and earthquake codes), most of them are addressed to structural engineers rather than architects. However, earthquake affects whole building and all professionals involved in construction process should have their own roles and responsibilities for earthquake resi...
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N. Birlik, Seamus Heaney Irish Writers Series. 2017.