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    • Impacts of the immersive interface design model on the image-spectator interaction in new media 

      Özkul, Didem (Bilkent University, 2007)
      This study mainly analyzes the major derive for the spectators to interact with the images in new media in terms of its psychological and physical functions. Firstly, these reasons underlying these functions are examined ...
    • Margins of the image : framing and deframing in the graphic novel and the film V for Vendetta 

      Sevin, Ayda (Bilkent University, 2007)
      This thesis is an analysis of the graphic novel and its film adaptation V for Vendetta in terms of the concepts of framing and deframing. The theoretical framework is mainly derived from the reflections of Pascal Bonitzer, ...
    • Apocalypse Now : pro-war sentiments in an "anti-war" film 

      Danış, Baran (Bilkent University, 2007)
      In this study, the film Apocalypse Now is analyzed in terms of its ideological function and messages by using the textualist approach of screen theory. The film is examined as both a pro-war and anti-war film which reveals ...
    • Acousmetre : the disembodied voice in cinema 

      Önen, Ufuk (Bilkent University, 2008)
      This study is an attempt to explore the offscreen cinematic space in terms of sound with a special focus on voice, and to analyze the disembodied voices in cinema, in light of the theoretical framework of Michel Chion ...
    • Revolution of open source and film making towards open film making 

      Löker, Koray (Bilkent University, 2008)
      This thesis is a critical analysis of self-proclaimed open source movie projects, Elephants Dream and The Digital Tipping Point. The theoretical framework derived from the new media discourse on film making, mainly based ...
    • A cultural renewal : native Americans in road movies 

      Gümüş, Yasemin (Bilkent University, 2008)
      In this thesis, contemporary Native American road films Powwow Highway (Wacks, 1989), Dead Man (Jarmusch, 1995), Smoke Signals (Eyre, 1998), and Dreamkeeper (Barron, 2003) are studied in terms of their relation to the ...
    • A passage to screen : adapting E M Forster 

      Doğan, Zeynep (Bilkent University, 2008)
      This study aims to demonstrate the specific narrative and representational aspects of two very-well known adaptations based on English author E. M. Forster‘s novels: A Passage to India and A Room with a View that challenge ...
    • Mimesis and sociality : a reading of the question of literature in Deleuze and Derrida 

      Koyuncu, Emre (Bilkent University, 2008)
      The aim of this study is to discuss the significance of Platonic mimesis in the new forms of relationality and sociality proposed in the philosophies of Gilles Deleuze and Jacques Derrida. For a better understanding of ...
    • Breaking binaries : a critical approach to the fifth generation Chinese cinema 

      Erdem, Chien Yang (Bilkent University, 2008)
      How to interpret the self-Orientalized representations in the Fifth Generation Chinese films remains an unresolved problem in cultural and film studies. This thesis underlines some of the major theoretical problems which ...
    • Problems of ontology in Gilles Deleuze's philosophy 

      Öztürk, Haydar (Bilkent University, 2008)
      This thesis bases on the examination of Deleuze and Guattari’s some philosophical concepts to argue that existence means connections and we need an ontology of “and” that is able to reflect this meaning. In this thesis, ...
    • The image of science in Mythbusters 

      Yıkılgan, Fulya (Bilkent University, 2009)
      The aim of this thesis is to study how the television show MythBusters constructs an image of science in terms of its narrative components and connotations. It is argued that, MythBusters portrays science as an ...
    • A perceptional model to understand immersion 

      Alper, C. Armağan (Bilkent University, 2009)
      The aim of this study is to offer a new model for the concept of immersion based on the process of perception in humans. The motivation behind the study is that although the concept of immersion points to an important ...
    • Questioning teletechnologies : a study on the notion of inheritance in Derrida 

      Berksun, Fırat (Bilkent University, 2009)
      This  study  aims  to  trace  the  perspective  on  media  and  technology  in  Jacques  Derrida’s  thought. For  this purpose, a discussion of  the notion of inheritance is  presented. This notion marks essential them ...
    • Trauma cinema : a critical view on Beynelmilel and Babam ve Oğlum 

      Üstüner Wambach, Özge (Bilkent University, 2009)
      Cinema, one of the most popular instruments of mass media, is also a product of the society and it cannot be thought to be independent from the social history. Beynelmilel (Sırrı Süreyya Önder, 2006) and Babam ve Oğlum ...
    • A study of popular culture and fandom : the case of Japanese manga 

      Büyüm, Bestem (Bilkent University, 2010)
      This thesis is an attempt to explore the practices, influence and reception of manga and anime as a global product of Japanese Popular culture as it concentrates on the emergence of manga as a popular culture product, ...
    • The imagery of woman in nineteenth century orientalist photography 

      Vargı, Nimet Elif (Bilkent University, 2010)
      This thesis aims to examine the photographic representation of the Eastern women, in nineteenth century. The theoretical framework of this study is based upon the formation of the representation of the “Eastern women” ...
    • Dismantling the self : exploring the infinite becomings in Orlan's body of work 

      Baykan, Burcu (Bilkent University, 2010)
      This study is an attempt to elaborate the significance of multimedia and performance artist Orlan’s body and identity altering practices along the lines of Deleuzian theory, and to explore the points of overlap and resonances ...
    • Re-imagining the world : retelling fairy tales in moving image 

      Aydeniz, Hatice (Bilkent University, 2011)
      This study aims to depict the fact that adaptations are all kind of intertextual texts in the postmodern world where every text undergoes a process of adaptation. With the aims of pointing at this dialogic process, the ...
    • The ethical turn and cinema : politics and aesthetics of Jacques Rancière 

      Kamiloğlu, Ozan (Bilkent University, 2011)
      French philosopher Jacques Rancière has worked on wide range of topics including democracy, literature, the visual arts, particularly film. After translation of his works to English, he found a wide audience and academic ...