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. Valery Kennedy's book, Liminal Dickens: Rites of Passage in His Work, co-edited with Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou, appeared with Cambridge Scholars Publishing in 2016. As well as an introduction by the two editors (pp.1-17), it includes Valerie's essay on 'Life and/or Death: Lineage versus Environment in Oliver Twist' (pp.184-98).
  • On 21 September 2016, Asst. Prof. Patrick Hart gave an invited talk at the University of Edinburgh on 'Publishing in the Humanities: An Editor's View,' part of a workshop jointly hosted by the Arts and Humanities Research Council's Academic Book of the Future initiative and the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities.
  • Asst. Prof. Ayşe Çelikkol's article, 'The Inorganic Aesthetic in Dickens's Our Mutual Friend', appeared in the January 2016 issue of Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the History of Ideas (Johns Hopkins UP).

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