Dr. Alpaslan Toker

Dr. Alpaslan Toker
Ph.D.

Dr. Alpaslan Toker

ELT Department

Position: Head of ELT Department, Sulaimani / Professor

BackgroundResearchPublicationsCourses
Education (PhD, MSc/MA, BSc/BA)
PhD 
Teaching philosophy

I believe that a classroom should be a safe, caring community where children are free to speak their minds and blossom and grow.

Previous positions
  • Head of Department of English Studies
  • Director of International Relations Office
Research interests
  • Language Teaching
  • Teaching Literature
  • Comparative Literature
Supervision

1. MULAOSMANOVIC, N. (2014). “Society as a model for shaping, in terms of acceptance and rejection of mental and physical strangeness of human beings in Albert Camus’s The Stranger and Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis.”
2. JEGA, S. (2018). “An Eco-critical Study of Tanure Ojaide’s The Activist And Ayi Kwei Armah’s The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born.”
3. DAUDA, S. (2018). “Fidelity in Film Adaptation of Literary Works: A Study of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun and Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart.”
4. BAMMAMI, F. (2019). “Reflection of Gender-Based Oppression, Gender Emancipation and International Laws in Emecheta’s Second Class Citizen and Attah’s Everything Good Will Come.”
5. IFO, A., B. (2019). “Gender Issues and Womanhood in Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus and Buchi Emecheta’s The Bride Price.”
6. BAYERO, A. U. (2019). “A Feminist Analysis of Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus and Mariama Ba’s So Long A Letter”
7. AKBULUT, K. (2020). “Love for Fellow Human Beings and Its Contribution to The Society as Reflected In Yunus Emre’s Divan And Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi’s Divan-I Kebir”

Journals

1. DIZDAR, S., KARAKUZU, M., TOKER A., (2012). “Shakespeare’s Othello: A Representation of the Clash between the Orient and the Occident,” E-Journal of New World Sciences Academy, Turkey.
2. DIZDAR, S., TOKER, A., (2012). “Aliens in Light in August,”Selcuk University Journal of Faculty of Education, Turkey.
3. DIZDAR, S., TOKER, A., (2012). “Holden Caulfield: Alien in The Catcher in the Rye,” Journal of Language and Literature Education, Erciyes, Turkey.
4. TOKER, A. (2013). “Ernest Heminway’s Characters in The Sun Also Rises Trapped in within the Vicious Circle of
Alienation.”Journal of Academic Studies, Vol.14, Number.56, pp.17-34.
5. TOKER, A. (2013). “The “Merrie England” lecture in Kingsley Amis’s Lucky Jim: a Success or a Failure?” Journal of Language and Literature Education, Erciyes, Turkey.
6. TOKER, A. (2013). “The Invisible Man: An Alien in New York Searching for Identity,” Eskisehir Osmangazi University Social Sciences Journal, Vol. 14, Number.2, pp.23-38.
7. TOKER, A. (2014). “Othello: Alien in Venice,” Journal of Academic Studies, Issue. 60, pp.29-52.
8. TOKER, A. (2014). “Three Aliens Wandering on the Streets of New York,” Mustafa Kemal University Journal of Graduate School of Social Sciences, Vol.11, Issue. 26, pp. 53-69.
9. TOKER, A. (2015). “Othello and Oroonoko: As Noble Heroes with Similar Tragic Ends,” International Journal of
Humanities and Social Science Invention, Vol. 4, Issue.1, pp.33-41.
10. TOKER, A. (2015). “A Study on How English Departments are Perceived by Final Year High School Students,”
Hacettepe University Journal of Education, Volume 30, Issue 2, pp.112-125.
11. TOKER, A. (2019). “Orhan Pamuk’s Shekure, Ipek and Janan: Three Women Cherished by Numerous Men,” International Journal of Language Academy, Vol.27, Issue 7/1, pp.102-117.
12. TOKER, A. (2019). “Orhan Pamuk’s My Name is Red and Snow: Representation of the Clash between the East and the West,” Mustafa Kemal University Journal of Social Sciences Institute, Vol.16, Issue 43, pp.1-17.
13. TOKER, A. and JEGA, S. (2019). “Crimes Against Nature: Ecocritical Analysis of Ojaide’s The Activist and Armah’s The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born,” Journal of Humanistic and Social Studies, Vol. X, No.1, pp. 38-52.
14. TOKER, A. and IFO, A. B. (2019). “Gender Issues in Emecheta’s The Bride Price and Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus,” International Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3, Issue 16, pp, 340-360.
15. TOKER, A. and Ado-Bayero, U. (2019). “Analysis of Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus and Mariama Ba’s So Long A Letter from a Feminist Perspective,” International Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3, Issue 17, pp, 133-149.
16. TOKER, A. and Aminou, S. (2019). “A Study on Reading Habits of the University Students in Nigeria: A Case of Selected Students of Economics Department at Nile University of Nigeria,” The European Educational Researcher, Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp.209-223. DOI: 10.31757/euer.234
17. TOKER, A. (2019). “Tommy Wilhelm: An Alien in Saul Bellow’s Seize the Day,” Journal of Social Research and Behavioral Sciences, Vol.5, Issue 9, pp.391-414.
18. TOKER, A. (2020). “Home Sweet Home: Exile and Homecoming of Black in Orhan Pamuk’s My Name is Red and Ka in Snow,” The Journal of International Social Research, Vol.13, Issue 69, pp.201-209. Doi Number: http://dx.doi.org/10.17719/jisr.2020.3953
19. TOKER, A. (2020). “I Read or Don’t: That’s the Question” The Journal of International Social Research, Vol. 13, Issue 69, pp. 1062-1072. Doi Number: http://dx.doi.org/10.17719/jisr.2020.4020

Proceedings

1. Toker, A. (2009). “Four Effective Ways to Enrich Vocabulary” ISSD’09, First International Symposium on Sustainable Development, International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
2. Toker, A., (2010). “How did British Colonial Education in Africa Become a Reason for Decolonization?” ISSD’10, Second International Symposium on Sustainable Development, International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
3. Toker, A.,(2010). “Criticism on Edward Said’s Orientalism” ISSD’10, Second International Symposium on Sustainable Development, International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
4. Toker, A.,(2011). “Shakespeare’s Othello: A Representation of the Clash between the Orient and the Occident” FLTAL’11, International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
5. Toker, A.,(2012). “Alienated Characters in Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises” FLTAL’12, International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
6. Toker A., Benk, K. (2013). “Downfall of Traditional American Values in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire” FLTAL’13, International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
7. Toker A., (2015). “Perks of Being an English Major,” PAIDEIA Conference, Ankara University
8. Toker A., (2017). “Orhan Pamuk’s My Name is Red and Snow: Representations of the Clash between the East and the West”, International Conference on Social Sciences,17, Abuja, Nigeria
9. Toker A., (2018). “Roots of Identity and Loneliness in Zadie Smith’s White Teeth”, International Conference on Social Sciences,18, Abuja, Nigeria

2020-2021
  • Introduction to Education
  • Advanced English
  • Foundation English
  • Technical English
  • English Grammar II
2019-2020
  • Studies in Oral Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • African-American and Caribbean Lit.
  • Lit. and The Mass Media
2018-2019
  • Studies in Oral Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • African-American and Caribbean Lit.
  • Lit. and The Mass Media
2017-2018
  • Introduction to Postcolonial Studies
  • Studies in Fiction
  • Studies in Oral Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • American Literature