Modern Greek Studies Association

Etienne Charriere

Assistant Professor

Department of Turkish Literature
Bilkent University


University of Michigan, PhD in Comparative Literature, 2016

University of Geneva (Switzerland), BA in Modern Greek Studies and French, 2005

University of Geneva (Switzerland), MA in Modern Greek Studies, 2008

Principal Presentations and Publications


"Borrowed Texts : Translation and the Rise of the Ottoman-Greek Novel in the Nineteenth Century," Syn-Thèses 6 (2013): 12-26.

Review of: Alexandrovodas the Unscrupulous by Georgios N. Soutsos, ed. Anna Stavrakopoulou. Journal of Modern Greek Studies, vol. 31, No. 1 (May 2013) : 165-167.

Recent conference presentations (selection):

“Transnational Novel Cultures in the Late Ottoman Empire: New Paradigms for Comparative Literary Studies.” Department of Turkish Literature, Bilkent University, Ankara, December 13, 2016.

“The Novel from Commodity to Technology: Producing and Consuming Prose Fiction in the Late Ottoman Empire.” Institut Français d’Etudes Anatoliennes (IFEA), Istanbul, November 10, 2016.

Strange Echoes of Paris: French Books and Trans-Communal Readerships in the Late Ottoman Empire.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Harvard University, March 17-20, 2016.

“The Rumble that Surrounds Us: Greek Crisis Literature in Transnational Contexts.” Allied Organization Panel (Modern Greek Studies Association), 131st MLA Annual Convention, Austin, TX, January 7-10, 2016.

“Crossing the Aegean : The Rise of the Modern Greek Novel and the Question of Power.” Meditopos Biannual Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, November 13-15, 2015.

“Greek-Ottoman ‘Mysterymania’ and the Question of Translation.” 24th Modern Greek Studies Association Symposium, Atlanta, GA, October 15-18, 2015.

Bilkent Üniversitesi Türk Edebiyatı Bölümü
06800 Bilkent — Ankara
Republic of Turkey

Areas of Specialization

Transnational Ottoman Studies
Modern Greek Literature
Armenian Studies
Turkish Studies
Sephardic Studies
Novel Studies
Comparative Literature.

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