“The department aims to understand the inner world of the human being in terms of art”
Dean of the European University of Lefke (EUL) Faculty of Arts and Sciences Prof. Dr. Saadettin Yıldız gives information about the Department of Turkish Language and Literature, and the four-year undergraduate education of the Department of Turkish Language and Literature within the framework of five departments, namely Old Turkish Literature, Folk Literature, New Turkish Literature, Old Turkish Language and New Turkish Language stated that there is a section that gives.
Yıldız, who says “The main character of the department is based on being the science of literature on one side and the art of literature on the other”, aims to understand the inner world of the human being in terms of art, and in terms of science, literature history, literary theory, literary criticism, text analysis, literature education. He stated that he aims to train students in disciplines.
Yıldız said, “In order to reach this goal, it has been adopted as the main principle to read literary texts selected with scientific competence and make analytical evaluations. It is important that some of the selected texts are about Turkish literature in history, but that most of them are based on contemporary perception and thought ”.
Yıldız: There are many versatile studies about literature science.
“Today, there are many and versatile studies about the science of literature and its sub-branches mentioned above. There are a lot of studies especially on literary theory and literary criticism. He stated that there is no doubt that new roads have been opened. He stated that each of these opened new horizons, brought diversity of interpretation, more fine relations were established between theory-philosophy, criticism-theory, and thus new ways were opened in the classification of both theory and criticism.
Stating that, thanks to the possibilities brought by modern communication technologies, important developments have been observed in literary history studies, Yıldız continued his words as follows; “Although history examines events that have passed, cultural history is based on the continuing cultural movements – in the context of the continuity of culture despite its change. For this reason, as it is literally nourished by the world of culture – any study of literature should be based on this continuity. For this, it is necessary to make additions to the literary education very new, in accordance with the richness and diversity of the age. We say add because it is neither possible nor necessary to fundamentally change the understanding of literature, which is very connected with historical culture. The important thing is that the vaccine / insertion is done correctly ”.
Yıldız stated that the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the European University of Lefke continues to work in line with the principles, methods and understanding listed above, and that the Department of Turkish Language and Literature aims to raise a young generation that produces knowledge in the rapidly growing Turkish world and researchers who are specialized in their fields. added.