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    • The portrayal of marijuana on vice.com documentaries 

      Özsu, Gökçe (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
      This thesis aims to examine the representational attitude of vice.com (or VICE) documentaries covering marijuana, in the context of normalization. In this respect, this thesis mainly descriptively analyses three ...
    • Portrayal of the palestinian-Israeli conflict: Egyptian, Jordanian, and Lebanese cinema between 2010-2018 

      Nazzal, Seda (Bilkent University, 2018-05)
      This study scrutinizes the documentary portrayal of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict by its neighboring countries Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon. Which participated in International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Rape discourses in Turkey : the case of Turkish television series Fatmagül'ün Suçu Ne? 

      Yener, Yasemin (Bilkent University, 2012)
      The television series Fatmagül’ün Suçu Ne?, which first aired in September 2010, turned in to a phenomenon. The rape scene in the first episode was anticipated for months and after it aired, scene was talked about for ...
    • 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 ...
    • Reconfiguration of space and time in Sakıp Sabancı Museum by means of new media 

      Oğuz, Efkan (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
      This thesis attempts to analyze the discursive transformation of spatio-temporality in the Sakıp Sabancı Museum by means of new media technologies, covering a broad spectrum that ranges from virtual space to technologies ...
    • Refraction and essay film: the case of Alexander Sokurov 

      Nasirov, Yasin (Bilkent University, 2017-02)
      This thesis analyzes refraction in essay film. As a self-reflexive method, refraction deals with the self-critique of visual representation in essay film. In this thesis, I develop two different dimensions of post-aesthetics ...
    • Repetition in film form the case of Kim Ki-Duk 

      Akyel, Esma (Bilkent University, 2015)
      This thesis mainly deals with repetition in film form. Repetition which is a key concept shows itself in many different forms. In philosophy there are several perceptions at stake. In art forms in which it is structured ...
    • Resonant field: a critical analysis of user interface design in digital media 

      Tunalı, Erhan (Bilkent University, 2016-06)
      This thesis analyzes user interface design process in digital media. New methodologies, new perceptions, new approaches and new technologies help unfolding new understandings within this paradigm. Within the shifting nature ...
    • 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 ...
    • The role and importance of icons on mobile graphical user interface 

      Kanmaz, Zahide İdil (Bilkent University, 2015)
      This research investigates how icons evolved throughout the history as a fundamental part of the mobile user interface design, the connection between icons’ visual representations and audience’s perception, the functional ...
    • Social TV ratings: a multi-case analysis from Turkish television industry 

      Temel, Erdem Akın (Bilkent University, 2016-05)
      In recent years, viewing habits of TV viewers and television itself have changed significantly thanks to the integration of exponentially developing web technologies to continuously evolving mobile devices. Televised ...
    • Sponsored content as a two-edged sword: determinants of its credibility and trustability 

      Altun, İpek (Bilkent University, 2017-01)
      This thesis aims to examine the perceived credibility and trust assessments of sponsored content regarding the image of a sponsored brand. This examination consists of two-legged studies. By using a between-subjects ...
    • 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, ...
    • Technological construction of performance: case of Andy Serkis 

      Balcı, Ceren (Bilkent University, 2017-01)
      Performance in film can be considered as a construction that goes beyond mere recording of the actors to comprise a synthesis of discrete elements that have been removed from their original contexts, rearranged, and reshaped. ...
    • Technological transformation of the perception of death 

      Akkuş, Murat Baran (Bilkent University, 2013)
      The historical attitudes toward death are compared with the philosophical tradition of death contemplation to suggest points of divergence and similarities on the notion of the death of the body. Technological transformations ...
    • Transforming trash as an artistic act 

      İlhan, Mustafa (Bilkent University, 2016-01)
      Usage of non-art objects in the artworks can be traced back to the beginning of twentieth century. This approach has broken the existing rules and extended the language of art in an unprecedented way. After that point, ...
    • Trauma cinema : a critical view on Beynelmilel and Babam ve Oğlum 

      Wambach, Özge Üstüner (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 ...
    • Understanding images of environmental resistance : village women from ‘Gokova’ to ‘Yesil Yol’ 

      İrhan, Mehmet Can (Bilkent University, 2016-09)
      In 1984, a group of women occupied the road of Gökova to block the experts of electric institution who came to Gökova for technical measure works for the thermal power plant construction. The newspapers wrote the event as ...