Deniz Gundogan Ibrisim
Deniz Gündoğan İbrişim is a Marie Skłodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellow (MSCA Fellow) at Sabancı University. She serves as a member of management committee for Turkey in the Cost Action Project: CA20105 - Slow Memory: Transformative Practices for Times of Uneven and Accelerating Change (2021-2025). As a recipient of Fulbright PhD Scholarship, she completed her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Washington University.
As a comparatist literary scholar, Deniz specializes in cultural trauma and memory studies, gender and sexuality studies, postcolonial theory, 20th and 21st century literature, ecofeminism, and environmental humanities. Her research has been supported by the COST Action, 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 (English: Negligence: The Sexist Nerve Endings of Modern Literature in Turkish, Metis Publishing, 2019). Her work has appeared in journals such as European Review, The Journal of World Literature (BRILL), INTERTEXTS: a Journal of Comparative and Theoretical Reflection, as well as edited volumes including The Routledge Companion to Literature and Trauma; Animals, Plants, and Landscapes: An Ecology of Turkish Literature and Film; Women’s Subaltern Studies; Mapping World Anglophone Studies: English in a World of Strangers. She is currently working on her monograph on the poetics and politics of “slow witnessing” in Anglophone world literatures (under contract with Routledge; Routledge Comparative Literature series).