Berkeley English Lecturers and Postdocs

Serap Firat

Serap Firat

Visiting Research Scholar

Wheeler Hall
bsdz-7@berkeley.edu
341 766 9561


Professional Statement

Since October 4th, 2021, I have been a visiting research scholar at the English Department, the University of California, Berkeley. My academic advisor is Professor Ian Duncan.

I completed my Ph.D. at the University of Tübingen, Germany.

Prior to my Ph.D., for seventeen years I taught academic English at Middle East Technical University, a top university in Ankara, Turkey.


CV:   CV_22.9.2022.pdf

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

Ph.D. in English Literature: “The Notion of the Present in Leslie Scalapino’s and Virginia Woolf’s Works, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

https://publikationen.uni-tuebingen.de/xmlui/handle/10900/87336

Master of Science in English Literature: “Caryl Churchill and Gender Roles: Owners, Cloud Nine, Top Girls,Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

http://etd.lib.metu.edu.tr/upload/12606786/index.pdf

Blog: ON DATAFIED ONTOLOGIES: DATA ONTOLOGIES WORKSHOP #5: GAVIN J.D. SMITH AND LORI MOON ON DATAFIED ONTOLOGIES

                                  https://criticalai.org/2022/05/10/data-ontologies-workshop-5-on-datafied-ontologies/


Current Research

 Humanity and Literature in the age of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Workshops attened:

  • Critical AI / Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

           1. Datafied Ontologies –April 29, 2022

            2. Adventures in Scrapism – May 12, 2022

  • UC Berkeley Simons Institute for theTheory of computing

           Deep Learning Theory Workshop and Summer School-August 1,2,3, 2002

          1. Tutorial: Statistical Learning Theory, Optimization, and Neural Networks I

           2. The Devil is in the Tails and Other Stories of Interpolation

           3. Panel: Perspectives on Machine Learning and Statistics

  • UC Berkeley Simons Institute for the Theory of computing-

           AI and Humanity- August 4, 2002


English Department Classes

No recent courses taught.