Publication schedule
  • №4 December 2019
    Submission deadline: 5 October 2019
  • №1 March 2020
    Submission deadline: 5 February 2020
  • №2 June 2020
    Submission deadline: 5 May 2020
Canan Şenöz-Ayata
  • Biography

Professor of German Philology at the German Department of Istanbul University/ Turkey

Main lines of research fields:  literary criticism, intercultural studies, cross-linguistic and cross-cultural studies on academic discourse, multilingualism

E-mail: cayata@istanbul.edu.tr

Degrees and Education:

1985-1989: studies at the German Department of Istanbul University

1992: Master academic degree, thesis “The Use of Text Linguistics in German Teaching” (“Metindilbilim ve Yabancı Dil Olarak Almanca Öğretimi”)

1999: PhD academic degree, thesis “The Text Type Literary Criticism in German and Turkish” (“Almanca ve Türkçede Metin Türü olarak Yazın Eleştirisi”)

2006: Habilitation, monograph “Research on Text Linguistics Texts in Turkey” (“Metindilbilim ve Türkçe”)

2014: Application for the professorship with the monograph “Cross-linguistic and Cross-cultural Comparisons on Academic Texts” (“Bilimsel Metin Üretimi”)

Professional experience

1990 – 2001: Research Assistant at the German Department of Istanbul University

1994-1995: DAAD scholarship at the University of Bielefeld in Germany

2001-2006: Assistant Professor at the German Department of Istanbul University

2006-2014: Associate Professor at the German Department of Istanbul University

2014-        : Professor at the German Department of Istanbul University

Courses: Text linguistics, linguistic studies, intercultural text analysis, literary criticism, cross-linguistic and cross-cultural analysis on academic texts.

The most important publications:

Monographs:

1. Cross-linguistic and Cross-cultural Comparisons on Academic Texts (Bilimsel Metin Üretimi) İstanbul: Papatya Yayıncılık, 2014.

2. Research on Text Linguistics Texts in Turkey (Metindilbilim ve Türkçe). İstanbul: Multilingual Yayınevi, 2003.

Research projects:

2010: “Metropolen als Ort von Begegnung und Isolation” (Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Project, with Prof. Dr. Mahmut Karakuş)

2009- 2012: Researcher on the international Project "Turkish-German cultural contact and cultural transfer”, which was conducted with Paderborn University.

2011- : working on a project about the German-Turkish film in the context of GIP (Germanistische Institutspartnerschaft) with Hamburg University.