Gamze Kati

PhD
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Gamze comes to the States for her PhD with a fellowship from the Institution of Higher Education in Turkey. She completed both her B.A. and M.A. in the Department of American Culture and Literature at Ankara University where she has a tenure position. Gamze is interested in immigrant cultures and immigrant literatures of the 19th century, whiteness, and economics of identity formation. She finds the subject of state institutions such as prisons, asylums, reformation houses and poor houses very interesting, and hopes to bring Foucauldian notions of incarceration and monitoring of the other into her studies.

Gamze enjoys downtown walks, some good beer and the friendship of her Lawrence group! She is also very happy and proud to be a part of KU American Studies.

 

 

 


Announcements
  • Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Hannah Bailey for being awarded the 2017 Graduate Studies Summer Scholarship.
  • Ph.D. candidate, Rachel Schwallerhas been awarded the Hall Center's Sias Fellowship for Spring 2018.  Congratulations, Rachel!
  • KU Special Education Department: With Ray Pence
  • Seizing Freedom: With David Roediger and Peter St. Clair
  • Tribute Or Tribulation? How do we commemorate history? What is the best way to remember a conflicted and painful past? And who gets to decide? Listen here »
  • CLAS names 1st associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion (KU News link)
  • Congratulations to Ph.D. student Marilyn Ortega for being selected as one of the inaugural National Humanities Without Walls Predoctoral Fellows for 2017.
  • Ben Schmack won the Best Ph.D. Paper Award at the 2016 Northern Illinois University History Graduate Student Conference.  Congratulations, Ben!
  • Congratulations to Kathryn Vaggalis who received the Center for Migration Research Graduate Student Grant.
  • Ph.D. student Gamze Kati was one of the winners of the second annual IEHS graduate student blog competition this year.  Congratulations, Gamze!
Upcoming Events
Nichole T. Rustin-Paschal
​"'The Kind of Man I Am': Jazzmasculinity and the World of Charles Mingus"
Thursday, March 2, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Murphy Hall Room 238

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