Atacan Atakan

About Atacan Atakan

   - Social History of the Ottoman Empire
   - Everyday Lives of Children in the Late Ottoman Period
             - Children's Literature
             - Children's Education
             - Children's Sexuality
             - Scouting and Physical Education
   - Ottoman Feminist Movement
   - Intellectual History of the Ottoman Empire
   - Nationalism
   - Theories on Gender and Sexuality
   - Body Politics

Areas of Study


Gender and Women's Studies

Middle Eastern and North African Studies

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Contact Information

Atacan Atakan
PhD Student
Telephone: 520- 626 8907
Office: 456D
Office Hours: Wednesday: 10-11 AM


- M.A., Ataturk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Bogazici University- Istanbul (2014)
                   Thesis: "A Teacher, Agitator and Guide: Talebe Defteri and Formation of an Ideal Child (1913-1919)"
- B.A., Global and International Affairs, Bilkent University- Ankara (2011)
- B.A., Global and International Affairs, Binghamton University- SUNY (2011) (Dual Diploma Program)

Courses Taught

Religion of Islam- Fall2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015 (Session I), Fall 2015 Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Fall 2017
Middle Eastern Humanities- Spring 2017, Spring 2018
History of the Middle East (570-1453)- Summer 2017, Summer 2018 (pre-session)
History of the Modern Middle East- Summer 2016 (Session II)