İlyas Deniz Çınar
İlyas Deniz Çınar completed his BA in Western Languages and Literatures at Boğaziçi University. He is a recipient of a M.E.B (Ministry of Education) grant for outstanding achievement. While in Bogazici, he minored in Film Studies and American Studies programs. He interned at T.R.T. and worked as a part-time student research assistant. His interdisciplinary research interests include media and performance studies, film history and theory, drama, Jewish studies, and comparative studies between Turkey and the U.S. He incorporated these research fields into his “Unrestricted Humanities Symposium 02” presentation at Koç University. He also worked with these fields in his B.A. and American Studies dissertations. Çınar is also a contributor of Sinefil, a Boğaziçi University Mithat Alam Film Center journal.
He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in the Department of Communication Studies at Kadir Has University. He also works as a researcher of the ERC project, “Staging National Abjection: Theatre and Politics in Turkey and Its Diasporas.”