World Poetry Day: A Commemoration of the Generation of 1914 in Turkish Literature

World Poetry Day: A Commemoration of the Generation of 1914 in Turkish Literature

March 24, 2014

BY MER?Ç KURTULU? (EDEB/PhD) UNESCO’s World Poetry Day was celebrated with an event organized by the Center for Turkish Literature on March 21. Three renowned Turkish poets, all born in 1914—Faz?l Hüsnü Da?larca, Orhan

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How & Where They Write: Nur Bilge Criss

How & Where They Write: Nur Bilge Criss

March 24, 2014

BY ALP RODOPLU (HIST/MA) Alp Rodoplu: Do you enjoy writing? Nur Bilge Criss: I enjoy writing tremendously. It’s not something you can do without liking it, and it shows when a piece of writing

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Nevruz Celebrated on Campus

Nevruz Celebrated on Campus

March 24, 2014

Spring arrived last week, and with it the Nevruz holiday. To mark the occasion, Türk Dünyas? Ara?t?rmalar? Toplulu?u, Türkçe Toplulu?u and **************** Milliyetçi Dü?ünce Toplulu?u organized a joyous celebration, which took place Friday, March

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Le Piment Rouge Restaurant Menu

Le Piment Rouge Restaurant Menu

March 24, 2014

March 25 – 28 French Menu Appetizers Crème Vichyssoise Creamy potato and leek soup Crêpes aux Epinards et Ricotta Spinach and Ricotta Crepes Main Courses Pan-Fried Chicken Breast Served with Swiss chard and red

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Rebuilt From the Ground Up, Table d’Hote Restaurant Reopens

Rebuilt From the Ground Up, Table d’Hote Restaurant Reopens

March 17, 2014

The Table d’Hôte Restaurant, located across from the Faculty of Engineering Building, has reopened, with service resuming there on Saturday, March 15. The previous restaurant building had been demolished in May 2013 to prepare

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Berkin Elvan Commemorated on Campus

Berkin Elvan Commemorated on Campus

March 17, 2014

Last Tuesday and Wednesday, March 11-12, Bilkent students gathered on Main Campus to stage a sit-in demonstration in memory 15-year-old Berkin Elvan, who died early March 11 after 269 days in a coma, a

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Bilkent Spring Fest 2014 Dates Announced

Bilkent Spring Fest 2014 Dates Announced

March 17, 2014

This year’s Spring Fest will be held April 24 to 26 (Thursday through Saturday). The Main Campus Spring Fest Area will be the venue for most activities, with concerts to take place in the

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World Poetry Day Friday, March 21

World Poetry Day Friday, March 21

March 17, 2014

Ever since UNESCO initiated World Poetry Day in the year 2000, Bilkent’s Center for Turkish Literature has celebrated the event with a special program every year. This year’s program will feature the poetry of

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