The Department of American Culture and Literature uses an interdisciplinary approach in the study of the United States, its people, and its culture. The Department's diverse international faculty offers classes in American literature, history, film, theatre, and poetry. The curriculum also addresses themes in the American experience such as race, ethnicity, and gender. Faculty members work closely with students to develop critical and analytical thinking and to enhance English proficiency and writing skills specific to the interdisciplinary study of the humanities.
Why study at Bilkent University
Bilkent University was founded to provide an environment for learning and intellectual growth encompassing the sciences, technology, humanities and the arts.
Bilkent offers a stimulating learning environment and a colorful social atmosphere. Its extensive campus provides a comfortable base for academic studies and extracurricular involvement while having the advantages of being close to a thriving metropolis. Students can commute to campus via the free shuttle system.
Bilkent University has recently been ranked 54th in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings. According to I.S.I. Citation Indexes, Bilkent continues to rank high in Turkey in a number of published papers per faculty member and ranks high internationally.