PROF.DR. SEMİRE RUKEN ÖZTÜRK    
Name : SEMİRE RUKEN
Surname : ÖZTÜRK
E-Mail : rozturk@ankara.edu.tr, rukenozturk@gmail.com
Phone Number : 0(312) 319 77 14 / 259
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION
Department : Radio Television and Cinema
Personal Information

S. Ruken Öztürk works at Ankara University, The Faculty of Communication as professor (in Radio, TV & Cinema Department) and a member of Women Studies Center of Ankara University in Turkey. She is part time staff at METU, and she was the dean of The Faculty of Communication between 2012-15.  She wrote six books (e.g. Sinemada Kadın Olmak/Being a Woman in the Cinema, 2000; Sinemanın Dişil Yüzü: Türkiye’de Kadın Yönetmenler/Female Side of the Cinema: Women Filmmakers in Turkey, 2004) and several articles in Turkish. Her article on Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Uzak/Distant is in The Cinema of North Africa and the Middle East (ed. G. D. Colin, 2007), and the other article “Hard to Bear: Women’s Burdens in the Cinema of Yesim Ustaoğlu” is in Visions of Struggle in Women's Filmmaking in the Mediterranean (ed. F. Laviosa, 2010).