Aylin Vartanyan Dilaver
CAGS, Ph.D. candidate
Aylin Vartanyan Dilaver holds an MA degree in German Literature from Columbia University. She is an instructor of Critical Reading and Writing at Boğaziçi University, İstanbul. Since 2006 she has been actively involved at the Peace Education Center at the same university organizing conferences, preparing curricula and facilitating workshops for educators, counselors, students, youth and NGO workers on conflict transformation from an expressive arts perspective. She had her first formal training in Theater of the Oppressed by Julian Boal in 2009 and has integrated Augusto Boal's approach to her workshops in formal and non-formal educational settings since then. As of Fall 2014 she is going to facilitate a course called Expressive Arts for Conflict Transformation at Boğaziçi University.