Poems by Sedanur Altun

"Soleil couchant sur la seine à Lavacourt, effet d'hiver", 1880, by Claude Monet. Pleasure and Despair It was like the wind coming through, While she looked away and felt it in. Like the changing colours of the sky Or the moonshine’s calmness, She saw that in the light of his eyes. It made her change Into some... Continue Reading →

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Hate in a Community That is Based on Love: Femme Shaming in The Gay Community

by AHMED EMİN ÇOBANOĞLU The gay community proclaims itself as an open-minded, safe space in which gay and queer men are free to be their true selves, but this sadly is not the truth. In fact, there is a hierarchy within the community on top of which masculine, muscular jocks stand and under which twinks... Continue Reading →

Big Brother is Watching Your Language, Literally: How 1984s Big Brother and Gilead of The Handmaid’s Tale uses Language as a Tool of Power

(Addis) ‘The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.’ Ludwig Wittgenstein, a philosopher of language amongst many others, described the power of language along these lines. Dystopia is ‘‘an imagined world or society in which people lead wretched, dehumanized, fearful lives’’. A fundamental characteristic aspect of dystopian worlds is control over others,... Continue Reading →

Panel Abolition of slavery: Past, Present and Future

English Language Student Club, Elit Society, will have an online panel within the scope of ''International Day for the Abolition of Slavery'' with the contributions English Language and Literature Department on 2nd of December, Wednesday, 18.00. On the panel, University of Northern Colorado, Africana Studies program coordinator Dr. George H. Junne, Jr will be presenting... Continue Reading →

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