Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Turksa Gives Back Again

Turkish Student Association donated a new set of items to University Libraries after May 2008 set. With the new “gifts in kind,” Turksa continues to contribute to the accumulation of resources about Turkey and the Turkish culture at UAlbany.

In the observation of Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day on May 19th, 2010, Turksa Treasurer Hamide Yılmaz Gözü submitted DVDs of eleven Turkish movies to Dean and Director of Libraries, Dr. Mary F. Casserly.

The movies were screened during Turkish movie night events in the previous semesters and DVDs were purchased through RGSO funds. Donated items are as follows:

List of Donated Items
  1. Cumhuriyet 1 “Republic 1” Directed by Ziya Öztan (1998)
  2. Cumhuriyet 2 “Republic 2” Directed by Ziya Öztan (1998)
  3. Cumhuriyet 3 “Republic 3” Directed by Ziya Öztan (1998)
  4. Devrim Arabaları “Cars of the Revolution” Directed by Tolga Örnek (2008)
  5. Gönül Yarası “Lovelorn” Directed by Yavuz Turgul (2005)
  6. Güneşi Gördüm “I Saw the Sun” Directed by Mahsun Kırmızıgül (2009)
  7. Karpuz Kabuğundan Gemiler Yapmak “Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds” Directed by Ahmet Ulucay (2004)
  8. Mustafa “Mustafa” Directed by Can Dündar & Hacı Mehmet Duranoğlu (2008)
  9. Son Osmanlı Yandım Ali “The Last Ottoman: Yandım Ali” Directed by Mustafa Şevki Doğan (2007)
  10. Tatil Kitabı “Summer Book” Directed by Seyfi Teoman (2008)
  11. Vizontele “Vison Tele” Directed by Yılmaz Erdoğan & Ömer Faruk Sorak (2001)
With the addition of 11 DVDs Turksa increased its number of donated items to 19. The complete list of all the donated items up to date can be seen in our Resources page.

1 comment:

Turkish Student Association said...

On behalf of the University at Albany Libraries I would like to express my appreciation for your donation of 11 DVDs. We will add them to the collection as fast as we can. Thank you so much for thinking of our Libraries.


Mary F. Casserly, Ph.D.
Dean and Director of Libraries