Nergis Ertürk is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Pennsylvania State University and co-editor (with Tom Beebee) of the journal Comparative Literature Studies. Her research interests include modern Turkish literature, culture, and intellectual history, Central Eurasian and Middle Eastern Marxist aesthetics and politics, and East-East literary relations. She is the author of Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey (Oxford University Press, 2011), the recipient of the 2012 Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book, and the co-editor (with Özge Serin) of a 2016 special issue of boundary 2 entitled Marxism, Communism, and Translation. Her work has also appeared in the journals PMLA, Modernism/Modernity, boundary 2, New Literary History, Interventions, Middle Eastern Literatures, Comparative Literature, Birikim, and Jadaliyya. She recently completed the manuscript of her second monograph, a study of revolutionary aesthetics and politics across Turkey and the Soviet Union.