Events and Speakers
event titled "Osman Türkay Panel" took place on the YouTube platform.
Bartın University faculty member Assoc. Prof. Dr. Can and other speakers took
part in the panel. The panel includes speeches on Osman Türkay's life, poetry
and perception of Turkey.
Türkay's Life and Literature Osman Türkay was born in 1927 in the village of
Ozan in Cyprus and became interested in literatüre at a young age. Türkay's
important place in Turkish and Turkish Cypriot literature. Especially his works
that deal with the relationship and emotional bond of the Turkish Cypriots with
Turkey attract attention.
of Turkey and Nationalism In Türkay's works, themes such as the longing for
Turkey and the perception of Turkey as a homeland are frequently covered. In
the panel, Türkay's perception of Turkey and his understanding of nationalism
were analysed in detail. It was stated that Türkay expresses his devotion to
Turkey and his nationalist thoughts in his poems inspired by Turkish history
Age Poet and Universality Osman Türkay, "Spacetime Bard" Türkay is
also known as the "Cosmologist" and has included universal themes in
his works. In the panel, Türkay's universal and scientific approaches,
especially his reflections on space and cosmology in his poems were emphasised.
and Importance of the Panel The panel was organised with the aim of getting to
know and understand Osman Türkay's literary personality, his works and his relationship
with Turkey more closely. The speakers contributed to the understanding of
Türkay's literary heritage by sharing the
themes in his literature, writing style and world of thought with the
and Works of Osman Türkay: To learn about the life, literary career and works
of Osman Türkay. In this way, to understand the life and literary perspective
of Osman Türkay, an important representative of Turkish Cypriot literature.
Relationship between Turkish Literature and Turkish Cypriot Literature:
Understanding the historical and cultural ties between Turkish literature and
Turkish Cypriot literature. In this context, to evaluate how Osman Türkay's
works function as a bridge between these two literary traditions.
Age and Literature: Osman Türkay's "space age bard" reasons for being
known as the "science and technology" and how this theme is treated
in his works. In this context, to evaluate the effects of science and
technology on literature.
Mythological and Cultural References: Understanding the mythological and
cultural references in Osman Türkay's works and evaluating the meaning and
function of these references in his works.
Literary Analysis and Criticism: Developing the ability to make literary
criticism by examining the language and style used by Osman Türkay.