Rüstem Ertuğ Altınay

Rüstem Ertuğ Altınay completed his PhD in Performance Studies at New York University in 2016. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Vienna. Ertuğ’s primary areas of research are feminist and queer performance and literature, theories of media and performance, memory studies, and material culture, with a focus on Turkey. His essays have appeared in Radical History Review, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Transgender Studies Quarterly, Feminist Media Studies, the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, and the Journal of Women’s History as well as a number of anthologies. Ertuğ has recently co-edited a special issue on Turkey and its diasporas for Comparative Drama. He is currently co-editing a special issue on archives for The Journal of Popular Culture and completing a book on fashion and the performance of citizenship in Turkey. Ertuğ is also a playwright and translator.