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Alkim Kutlu, M.A.

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Alkim Kutlu M.A.
Gebäude: 23.21
Etage/Raum: 01.107

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Wissenschaftlicher Lebenslauf

Seit 10/2021: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Medien- und Kulturwissenschaft an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.

2020-2021: Lehrbeauftragte der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg.

Seit 2020: Promotionstudium. Dissertationsprojekt: Masculinity, Performance, and Cultural Politics in Food and Travel Shows”. 

2017-2019: Master of Arts in English (focus on Cultural Studies), minor in Transcultural Studies, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg. Thema der Abschlussarbeit: "An Inquiry into 'The Literary Cookbook”.

2015-2016: Studentische Hilfskraft, Department of Western Languages and Literatures, Bogazici University, Turkey.

2015: Erasmus-Studienaufenthalt an der Universiteit Gent, Belgien.

2012-2017: Bachelor in Arts in English Language and Literature w/ Copywriting Certificate, Bogazici University, Türkei. Thema der Abschlussarbeit: “"Feeding the Immigrant: Food as a Cultural Symbol in East Asian American Drama”.

 

Forschungsschwerpunkte

Popular culture; Cultural Studies; Film and television studies; Gender and queer studies; Phenomenology and affect; Advertising; Modern and contemporary American drama; North American Studies.

 

Aufsätze

Book review: Tasha Oren, Food TV, Routledge, 2022. for Food, Culture & Society (forthcoming in 2022)

Peer-reviewed article: Serving Up the American South: The Intersectional Politics of BBQ in Food Media”, ed. Alice Beja, The Politics of Food in the US/Politique de l'alimentation aux Etats-Unis” Special Issue, Politique américaine (forthcoming in 2022). [co-author].

Peer-reviewed article: "Queering the competitive cooking show: performance on/of Netflix's Nailed It!", Whatever: A Transdisciplinary Journal of Queer Theories and Studies 4, June 2021.

 

Vorträge

Presentation: “Cooking from the Margins: Community and Intersectional Food Futures in Broken Bread (2019-)”, Discourses on the future of food, The 2nd Biennial Conference on Food & Communication, Online, 15-17 September 2021.

Presentation: Remembering the American Dream: Cultural Diversity and Food Sovereignty in Food Media”, Movement and Mobility in America, 40th International American Studies Conference of the American Studies Association of Turkey, Online, 28-29 June 2021.

Presentation: "Edible Resilience: Ambiguous Depictions of Black and Indigenous Foodways in Food Documentaries", Just Food: because it is never just food, 2021 Joint Annual Conference of ASFS, AFHVS, CAFS, SAFN, hosted virtually by The Culinary Institute of America & New York University, 9-15 June 2021.

Presentation: "Food, Remembrance and Empowerment in Cookbooks", 2nd Heidelberg Student Graduate Conference in English Studies, hosted by Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany, 7-8 June 2019.

Chair: "Food and Identity in Literature and Culture" Panel, 2nd Heidelberg Student Graduate Conference in English Studies, hosted by Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany, 7-8 June 2019.

Presentation: "Feeding the Immigrant: Food as a Cultural Symbol in East Asian American Drama", 1st Heidelberg Student Graduate Conference in English Studies, hosted by Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany, 29-30 May 2018.

 

Sonstige Aktivitäten

Teilnahme: Communicating Science International Summer School, Wissenschaft im Dialog and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Berlin, 2-6 August 2021.

Teilnahme: Summer School Program: The Urban Food Experience: Exploring Food and the City, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 10-29 July 2016.

 

Mitgliedschaft

Graduate Association for Food Studies (GAFS)

Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS)

European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS)

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