Nezih Erdoğan

Nezih Erdoğan teaches early cinema, cinema and sound and storytelling at Istanbul Şehir University. He has published articles and book chapters on colonial discourse, national identity, and sound and body in Turkish popular cinema, the reception of Hollywood in Turkey, censorship and the distribution-exhibition of American films in Turkey. He co-edited Shifting Landscapes: Film and Media in European Context with Miyase Christensen. In recent years, he has published and given talks at national and international conferences on the problems of Turkish film history and historiography, how the advent of cinema was received by the Istanbul press and on the spectatorial experiences of the Istanbulites in the late 1890s and early 1900s.

3 weeks ago

Interests

early cinema, Turkish popular cinema, film theory, storytelling, Japanese calligraphy (shodo), Islamic calligraphy