CIU-Elif-Songür-Dağ

Assoc. Prof. Dr. ELİF SONGÜR DAĞ

Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture

Telephone number +90 392 671 11 11
Extension 2115
Office No. EH319
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CURRICULUM VITAE

Education
  • Hacettepe University Graphic (PhD, 2011)
  • Dokuz Eylul University Graphic (Master, 2001)
  • Dokuz Eylul University Graphic (Undergraduate, 1999)
Publications

Books and books chapters published nationally

  • Elif Songur Dag (2022). ”Fashion Illustration" Unit 1: Illustration, p.4-26, Ataturk University, Faculty of Open Education Publication, ISBN: 978-625-8001-42-6 - 2022
  • Elif Songür Dağ (2022). ”Fashion Illustration" Unit 3: Fashion Illustration definitions and Terms, p.53-78, Ataturk University, Faculty of Open Education Publication, ISBN: 978-625-8001-42-6 - 2022
  • Elif Songür Dağ (2020). V. The Result Book of the International Hacettepe Graphic Design Workshop, "Hybrids in Interaction”, Ankara - 2020

Papers presented in international conferences and printed as proceedings

  • Elif Songür Dağ (2021). An Essay on Moving the Illustration Course to the Online Platform. Grafist 24-25 ”Connected To" New Methods in Online Visual Communication Design Training Symposium, November 27-28, 2021, Grafist 25 - Online Symposium - 2021
  • Yücel Besim, D., Songür Dağ, E. Visual Communication Problems in a Conservation Area; Sarayonu Square in Nicosia North Cyprus. International Art Symposium / Art, Reality & Paradox. Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University, Bodrum Faculty of Fine Arts. 08-09.10.2015. Bodrum, Turkey. - 2015
  • Songür Dağ, E. Education of Visual Communication Design. Conference of Visual Communication Design Education. Gazi University Faculty of Fine Arts, Kumpanya Design Event, 07.05.2013. Ankara, Turkey. (Invited Speaker) - 2013
  • Songür Dağ, E. Character Design Elements in Dystopian Future. VI. Uluslararası Ankara Tasarım Haftası, 06 Aralık 2012, Bilkent Üniversitesi Güzel Sanatlar Tasarım ve Mimarlık Fakültesi, (Çağrılı Konuşmacı) - 2012
  • Songür Dağ, E. Examination of Facial Expressions in Illustrated Pre-School Children Books in Relation to "Signifier and Signified" WCES World Conference on Educational Sciences, February 2010, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul - 2010
  • Songür Dağ, E. Illustrated Books for the Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. International II. Congress of Child Development and Education. November 2009, Hacettepe University, Ankara - 2009
  • Sayın, Z., Songür Dağ, E. ve Bulduk, B. Information and Wayfinding Signs of the Cities. Hacettepe 9. National Art Symposium, 18-20.11.2009. Ankara, Turkey - 2009
  • Songür Dağ, E. Importance of Illustrated Books and "Scientific Illustration" for Introducing the Science to the Children. YTÜ STF December 2008. Istanbul, Turkey. - 2008

Articles published in National journals

  • Elif Songur Dag (2020). An Example of the Use of Space in Children's Books: When Sadness Knocks on Your Door, Mimarca / KTMMOB Architects Room Magazine, Issue 89 - 2020
  • Elif Songür Dağ (2019). The Role of Children's Books in the Relationship with Nature and a Book Review: A Guide to Mini Wildflowers, Mimarca / KTMMOB Chamber of Architects Magazine, Issue 88 - 2019
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2019. The Role of Children's Books in Relationship With Nature and a Book Review: A Child's Guide to Wild Flowers . Mimarca, UCTCEA Chamber of Architects Journal. 88. - 2019
  • Songür Dağ, E., Yücel Besim, D. 2017. New Visual Expressions of Nicosia Streets. Mimarca, UCTCEA Chamber of Architects Journal. 83. ss. 61-66. - 2017
  • Eng. : Songür Dağ, E. 2017. Weightless Nest. Mimarca, UCTCEA Chamber of Architects Journal. 84. - 2017
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2014. Botanical Illustration. Journal of Graphic Design, 64, 20-25 - 2014
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2014. On Fairytales and Children's Book Illustration. Journal of Graphic Design, 62, 62-65 - 2014
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2014. Creating Pattern Using Illustrations. Journal of Graphic Design, 60, 38-41 - 2014
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2014. Deck of Cards Illustration. Journal of Graphic Design, 59, 62-64 - 2014
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2014. Fellowship of Lettering and Illustration. Journal of Graphic Design, 58, 34-35 - 2014
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2014. How to Create an Illustration Portfolio. Journal of Graphic Design. 57, 29-32 - 2014
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2013. Summer is Over. Journal of Graphic Design. 56, 26-27 - 2013
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2013. Golden Age of Illustration I. Journal of Graphic Designi. 54, 46-50 - 2013
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2013. Golden Age of Illustration II. Journal of Graphic Design. 55, 30-32 - 2013
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2013. How to Think? Sketch in the Process of Creative Thinking. Journal of Graphic Design, 53, 80-84 - 2013
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2013. Essential of Graphic Designer: Sketchbook. Journal of Graphic Design. 52, 58-60 - 2013
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2012. Alternative Approaches to Illustration: Illustration by Papercut. Journal of Graphic Design. 51, 33-34 - 2012
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2012. Caduceus and Aesculap. Journal of GRaphic Design. 50, 60-65 - 2012
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2012. An Interdisciplinary Field in the Intersection of Science and Art: Scientific Illustration. Journal of Graphic Design. 49, 28-30 - 2012
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2012. Alternative Approaches to Illustration: Illustration by Embroidery. Journal of Graphic Design. 47, 80-83 - 2012
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2012. Alternative Approaches to Illustration. Journal of Graphic Design. 48. 16-18 - 2012
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2011. Alternative Approaches to Illustration: Illustration by Found Objects Journal of GRaphic Design. 45, 84-85 - 2011
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2009. "Scientific Illustartion" Special Ilustration File. Journal of Graphic Design - 2009

Articles published in other peer reviewed international journals

  • Songür Dağ, E. 2016. Fisherman of Halicarnassus and His Illustrations, Art and Design Journal, 18, pp. 142-166 - 2016
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2015. Does Design Save The World? Thoughts on The Workshop of Eco-Friendly Tote-Bag Design. Hacettepe Journal of Art Texts, 32. pp.85-93 - 2015

Books and books chapters published internationally

  • Songür Dağ, E. 2015. Second Golden Age of Illustration. Grafik Kitaplığı, Istanbul. - 2015
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2012. Editorial Illustration, Tekin Çam, A. (Ed), Illustration. Alternatif Publishing, Istanbul, pp. 264-265. - 2012
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2012. Elif Songür Dağ, The Artist in Her Own Words. Miranda, A.M. (Ed) Contemporary International Ex-Libris Artists. Portugal - 2012
  • Songür Dağ, E. 2006. E, Gel Bari, Kök Yayıncılık, Ankara - 2006

Articles published in peer reviewed international journals (SCI,SSCI,Arts and Humanities)

  • Songür Dağ, E. 2010. Examination of facial expressions in illustrated pre-school children books in relation to "Signifier and Signified";. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 225-5896 - 2010
Thesis Supervision

Master Thesis Supervised

  • Akınlar, İ. "Compilation of the Cyprus Memorate and Application of an Illustration Book”, International University of Cyprus, Graduate Institute of Research and Research, Turkish Master's Program in Graphic Design - 2022
  • Adnan Celik, 2020. EXAMINATION OF CONCEPT DESIGN CONCEPT IN VIDEO GAMES AND AN APPLICATION STUDY. UKÜ Graphic Design MFA - 2020
  • Zehra Özgüler, 2019. 'The Storytelling of Cyprus: The Importance of Reconstruction Archaeological Sites with Archaeological Illustration', CIU Graphic Design MFA - 2019
  • Bernard Adotey Saka, (2019). Impact of Images on Advertising Kids Product, CIU Graphic Design MFA - 2019
  • Nazlı Elif Tangül. (2019). Forensic Arts: An Interdisciplinary Working Area. CIU Graphic Design MFA - 2019
  • Aycan Yücel (2018). The Characters Design Based on Mythology in Video Games. CIU Graphic Design MFA - 2018
  • Monther Essam, (2017). The Effect of Direction of the Reading on the Visual Perception and Graphic Designs in Advertisements, CIU GRaphic Design MFA - 2017
  • Ali Katırcı, (2017). The Villain Archetype in Graphic Novels and a case study: Turkish Graphic Novels, CIU GRaphic DEsign MFA - 2017
  • Yusuf Ünveren, 2016. Exploring the Mobile Application User Interface Designs & Study and Develop a Mobile Banking Application User Interface Designs. CIU Graphic Design MFA. - 2016
  • Daisuke Matsumoto. 2014. Synestethic Correspondences in Visual Art and Music: On the Possibility of Composing the Temporal Graphic Design Using the Musical Elements. CIU Graphic Design MFA. - 2014
Projects
  • CAFT: A Comparative Analysis of folk tales: a multicultural perspective Mission: Art Director and Illustrator
Awards
  • First Prize: 15. Izmir European Jazz Festival Poster Competition
Research Areas
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Scientific Illustration
  • Illustrated Children's Books
  • Animations
  • Botanical İllustrations
  • Medical Illustration
  • Visual Identity Design for Museums
  • Mythology
  • Visual Semiotics
Administrative Duties
  • Cyprus International University, FFADA Chair of Graphic Design Department
  • Cyprus International University, FFADA Faculty Board Member
  • Cyprus International University, FFADA Faculty Executive Board Member
  • Graphic Design Workshop Executive Committee, Assigned Assistant, Hacettepe University FFA Department of Graphic Design, 27-29.04.2009
  • Le Corbusier Seminnar/ Member of Organizing Committee CIU FFADA.
  • GRAFERS International Ali Gargınsu Poster Competition Event Manager and Coordinator, CIU FFADA
  • Summer Training Advisor, CIU FFADA
  • Student Advisor 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2016-2017 CIU FFADA
  • Curriculum Committee Representative of FFADA
  • Student Engagement Committee Representative of FFADA
  • Chair of the University Curriculum Committee