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Erol M. Boran

Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of German, Teaching Stream On leave Spring 2018 Contact info erol.boran@utoronto.ca For undergraduate matters: german.undergrad@utoronto.ca Office University of Toronto Odette Hall 309 50 St. Joseph Street Toronto, ON M5S 3L5 Phone 416-926-2317 Secretary: 416-926-2324 Office Hours Mon 10:20 - 12, Thu 1-2 Classes 2019-2020 GER220HS German Literature in Translation GER334HS Turkish-German Intersections Background Ph.D. Ohio State University 2004 Erol Boran teaches courses on German literature, language and theater, and directs the German student theater, Theater DU. He received his PhD from the Ohio State University with a dissertation on the history of Turkish-German theater and political cabaret. In 2019, he was awarded the Faculty of Arts and Science Outstanding Teaching Award. He is about to complete his first German fantasy novel. Signature Courses GER 150H "How German Is It? - An Intro to German Culture" [E] Students assume the role of culture detectives by exploring various period of German history, following clues, collecting evidence and drawing daring conclusions. CCR 199H "Our Vampires, Ourselves" [E] This course explores the cultural significance of the vampire. The first part focuses on the Stoker-paradigm, the second part allows students to present contemporary images. CCR 199Y "Turks, Jews ... Read More »