Fictional Autobiography: Theory and Practice with Dr. Hülya Yilmaz
Hülya will discuss autobiographical fiction, including her work in progress, For the Sake of a Necklace, prefaced by a brief overview of Snow, a novel by Orhan Pamuk, the 2006 Nobel Prize for Literature recipient. Hülya, a native of Ankara, Turkey, is senior lecturer in German, Comparative Literature Studies and Turkish at The Pennsylvania State University. She published an article, "The Imagined Exile: Orhan Pamuk in His Novel Snow," as well as academic books and articles on the influence of the Islamic East upon the 19th and 20th-century German literature through Anatolian Sufism. Tuesday, October 11, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Musser Room.