Vuslat Demirkoparan Katsanis is a Turkish-born scholar, artist, and literary translator working at the intersection of multiple expressive traditions. She is a currently a Professor of Writing and Literature at The Evergreen State College.
Dissertation: "Becoming Stranger: Identity and Estrangement in Contemporary Turkish Visual Culture."
Thesis: "Alternative Modes of Resistance: Musical Interludes and Sound-Bridges in Fatih Akin's 2004, Head On."
Thesis: "Hosting Strangers: Transformation of Cultural Identity."
I teach interdisciplinary courses in Literary Arts and Media Arts & Studies.
Taught undergraduate courses listed in the University Writing Program and directed the University Writing Center.
Mentored first-year students in their writing and study habits, and offered workshops on writing at the college-level.
Taught two course sections in the interdisciplinary Humanities Core Course Program to first-year college students.
Assisted in teaching the discussion sections of courses listed in the Art History, Film and Media Studies, and Comparative Literature departments.