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Institutional Information: Insan Ve Toplum Bilimleri Fakültesi, Doğu Dilleri Ve Edebiyatları, Mütercim Tercümanlık (Arapça)
Research Areas: Social Sciences and Humanities






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Assist. Prof. Kamil KARASU




Tel.: 0090(312) 906 1441

Address: Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Esenboğa Campus, Dumlupınar Mahallesi, Esenboğa/Ankara, A-Block No: A130


In 2011, he started to work as a research assistant at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures. He completed his undergraduate (2009) and MA (2014) in Arabic Language and Literature at Atatürk University and Arabic Language Teaching at Gazi University, and his doctorate (2020) in Arabic Language and Literature at Ankara University with the title “The Rise and Development of the Modern Algerian Arabic Novel (1962-1992)”. During his doctoral research, he lived as visiting researcher in Algeria at different periods. In 2022-2023, he completed his postdoctoral research at the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Since 2024, he has been working as a faculty member in the Department of Arabic Translation and Interpreting.

His leading research interests are Arabic Language and Literature, Pragmatics, Translation Studies, Translation Criticism, Literary Theories, Literary Criticism, Postcolonial Theory and Algerian Novel. His current research focuses on the political, sociological and cultural connections of postcolonial Arab novels in the light of literary theories.

He teaches the courses such as Grammar, Textual Studies, Contemporary Arab World, Complex Language Structures, Reading and Analysing, Technical Translation, Consecutive Translation, Resistance Literature in the Arab World, Postcolonialism and Literature.


Education Information


2022-2023 University of London-School of Oriental and African Studies/School of Languages (SOAS), Cultures and Linguistics.


2014-2020 Ankara University / Faculty of Language and History Geography / Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures / Department of Arabic Language and Literature / Thesis Title: The Rise and development of the Algerian Arabic novel (1962-1992) (2020) Thesis Supervisor: (Rahmi ER)

Master’s Degree

2012-2014 Gazi University / Institute of Social Sciences / Arabic Language Teaching (Master's Degree) / Thesis title: Turkish and Arabic politeness expressions: A comparative analysis (2014) Thesis Advisor: (Mehmet Hakkı SUÇİN)


2005-2009 Atatürk University / Faculty of Literature / Arabic Language and Literature Department



2022 - TUBITAK 2219-A Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme

2017 - TUBITAK 2214-A Doctoral Research Fellowship Programme

Administrative Duties

December 2012-February 2013 - Faculty Secretary of Humanities and Social Sciences.

March 2024 - Ongoing - Deputy Head of the Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures.



A. Articles published in international refereed journals:

1. Karasu, K. (2023). An Orwellian Palimpsest: Nihâd Sîrîs's Novel of Silence and Noise. RumeliDE Journal of Language and Literature Research, 2023(33), 984-1006., Doi: 10.29000/rumelide.1283483 (Publication No: 8323381)

2. Karasu, K. (2022). The Role of Abdulhamîd Ibn Bâdîs and the Journal of al-Sihâb on the Road to Algeria's Independence. Journal of Academic Social Research, 10(131), 135-155., Doi: 10.29228/asos.63020 (Publication No: 8798683)

3. Karasu, K. (2020). Qur'anic Verses as an Element of Intertextuality in Et-Tâhir Wattâr's "ez-Zilzâl" Novel. International Journal of Language Literature and Culture Research, 3(1), 84-102., Doi: 10.37999/udekad.724287 (Publication No: 7739519)

B. Papers presented at international scientific meetings and published in proceedings books:

1. Karasu, K. (2023). Jamîle Bûhayred: A Freedom Fighter in Algeria and Poetic Tribute to His Name. 17th International Congress of Language, Culture and Literature Studies (Abstract Paper/Oral Presentation) (Publication No: 8798970)

2. Karasu, K. (2023). Contextual Use of Proverbs in Modern Algerian Novel and Its Contribution to the Content. FSMU International II. Arabic Language and Literature Research Congress, 87-88. (Abstract Paper / Oral Presentation) (Publication No: 8411402)

C. Articles published in national refereed journals :

1. Karasu, K. (2015). Turkish and Arabic Courtesy Expressions: A Comparative Study. Nüsha Journal of Oriental Studies, 15(40), 93-128. (Control No: 7739514)


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