Evren Savci 


October 23 -26, 2015


Evren Savcı is Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies at San Francisco State University. She is currently working on her first book, Queer in Translation: Paradoxes of Westernization and Sexual Others in the Turkish Nation, which traces the transnational travel and translation of Western concepts that shape discourses on non-normative genders and sexualities such as gender identity, sexual orientation, hate crimes and LGBT rights to contemporary Turkey.