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Ceren Kocaman


Campus Am Neuen Palais
Building 19, Room 1.25
14469 Potsdam


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Curriculum Vitae

I studied Translation and Interpreting at Hacettepe University and later worked for feminist and LGBTQ civil society organizations in Ankara. In 2013, I started my teaching career as an Instructor of Academic English at Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus. In 2018, I moved to Munich to complete my MA degree in English Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität. Here, I worked as a student assistant as well as an EFL teacher at a language school in Munich. My research interests include feminist, queer, and critical pedagogies, materials development and Global Englishes Language Teaching.


Kocaman, C., Selvi, A.F. (forthcoming). Gender, Sexuality, and Language Teaching Materials: Why Materials Matter for Social Justice in the Language Classroom. Babylonia - The Swiss Journal of Language Teaching and Learning.
Selvi, A.F., Kocaman, C. (2020). (Mis-/Under-) Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Locally Produced Instructional Materials. Journal of Language, Identity & Education.


2020 - "(Mis-/Under-) Representations of Gender and Identity in Locally Produced Instructional Materials" Presentation at the TESOL 2020 Convention (31 Mar - 3 Apr), Denver, Colorado, USA.

2019 - "Global Englishes in the ELT Classroom: A Critical Approach to Teaching Materials". Presentation at Studentische Tagung Sprachwissenschaften 66 (27 Nov - 1 Dec), Munich, Germany.

2018 - "Reflections on Identity" Presentation at the 12th Workshop Festival at METU Northern Cyprus Campus, School of Foreign Languages (4-5 June), Kalkanli, Cyprus.

2018 - "Diversity, Otherness and Interdependence in the ESOL Classroom". Workshop with Rhian Webb at 13th METU International ELT Convention (3-4 May), Ankara, Turkey.

2017 - "(Mis-/Under-)Representations of Gender and Identity in Locally Produced Instructional Materials". Presentation at The International Society for Language Studies Conference (15-17 June), the University Hawai'i, Manoa, USA.