Turkish 101, Fall 2012, Halay

November 29, 2012

UNC Chapel Hill Turkish 101 students perform Turkish folk dance Halay on November 28, 2012. [youtube]http://youtu.be/QS5Uf7GD43c[/youtube]

Turkish 101, Fall 2012, Git Kaladan Kar Getir

November 29, 2012

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Turkish 101 students sing the Turkish folk song Git Kaladan Kar Getir  on November 28, 2012. [youtube]http://youtu.be/qT06_eKyKjg[/youtube]

Turkish 101, Fall 2012, Poetry

November 29, 2012

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Turkish 101 students recited poetry from Turkish poets: Yunus Emre, Orhan Veli Kanik, Necip Fazil Kisakurek, Nazim Hikmet. Turkish 101, Fall 2012, Poetry [youtube]http://youtu.be/NgtZJtZckWk[/youtube]

Farewell Meal at Bosphorus Turkish Restaurant

May 10, 2012

Farewell meal with Turkish students on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at the Bosphorus Restaurant, in Cary, NC Allison Gaby, Gina Suarez, Chris Smith have been taking Turkish classes here at the Department of Asian Studies at the UNC-Chapel Hill since … Continued

10 of the Best Lokantas in Istanbul

April 4, 2012

By Ansel Mulins Istanbul’s lokantas, or ‘tradesmen’s restaurants’, are where the locals go for fast, fresh home-style cooking and a lively atmosphere. The Istanbul Eats bloggers select 10 of the best. Ciya Sofrasi Thanks to glowing write-ups, this Asian-side eatery … Continued

What Is Islamic Spirituality? How to Be a Friend of God.

March 17, 2012

“What Is Islamic Spirituality? How to Be a Friend of God” lecture by Cemalnur Sargut March 20, 2012, at 5:30 pm FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium The UNC Turkish Studies Program in the Department of Asian Studies  invites you … Continued

Turkish Movie Night at UNC

February 27, 2012

Turkish Students Association is organizing a movie night on February 29, 2012 at 6:30 PM. Please come to Saunders Hall 204 to watch this interesting documentary, Hiphopistan: Representing Locality in a Global City. Please see the movie flyer here. “Hiphopistan … Continued

From the Hinterhof to the Street Front

February 27, 2012

A talk by Sarah Thomsen Vierra of UNC-Chapel Hill. From the Hinterhof to the Street Front: The Place and Purpose of Turkish Mosques in West Germany. Please see the seminar flyer here.

Study Abroad in Turkey Application Deadline Extended

February 25, 2012

History and Culture in Istanbul, Turkey study abroad program’s application deadline has been extended until March 9, 2012. Please see the flyer here and contact me, if you are interested.

History and Culture Summer in Istanbul, Turkey

November 17, 2011

I will lead a study abroad program in Istanbul, Turkey in the summer of 2012 (May 18 – June 29, 2012). In this six-weeks program, two classes will be offered: ASIA 244-History of Istanbul and ASIA 243-Turkish Culture and Society. … Continued