Welcome! We are a leading centre for the undergraduate teaching of English Language and Literature in Turkey, and home to a thriving, close-knit community of researchers. We look forward to welcoming you to Bilkent.

Recent Talks and Publications by Department Faculty
  • Asst. Prof. Valerie Kennedy's study of 'Orientalism in the Victorian Era' was published in the The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature (Oxford University Press) in August 2017.
  • Asst. Prof. Ayşe Çelikkol's essay, 'Globalization and Economics,' was published in the Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture (Oxford University Press) in late 2016.
  • Asst. Prof. Valerie Kennedy's essay 'Istanbul' was published in The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and the City (Palgrave Macmillan) earlier in the summer of 2017.
  • The Arabic translation of Asst. Prof. Valerie Kennedy's Edward Said: A Critical Introduction was published by the National Center for Translation in 2017.
  • The Journal of the Northern Renaissance (edited by Asst. Prof. Patrick Hart) published a special Autumn 2017 issue on 'Early Modern Voices'.

Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Humanities and Letters
Bilkent University
Ankara, TURKEY 06800
Phone: +90 312 290 19 30
Fax: +90 312 290 10 73
E-mail: elitbilkent.edu.tr
Administrative Assistant: Elif Yalçın