Friday, November 15, 2019
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Kim Koo Library, 111 Thayer St.
Open to all members of the Brown community
Reading | Suzy Hansen, Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017) Brown University Library
The Turkish Studies Reading Group seeks to provide a space for critical, interdisciplinary discussion about contemporary Turkey on the Brown campus. During the fall 2019 semester, we plan to meet three times, once in October, November, and December. Each session will be devoted to discussing a recent monograph on Turkey. Participants are expected to get copies of the books for themselves and are encouraged to try to read the whole text prior to the scheduled meetings.
We seek to create a space where people with diverse scholarly and personal interests in Turkey can gather for engaged conversation. We particularly welcome people who are interested in Turkey, but for whom Turkey is not necessarily their area of primary research. Our group is open to all members of the Brown community.