Concordia University

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PhD Eleni Panagiotarakou

Lecturer, Political Science
Lecturer, Philosophy

Office: S-M 209 
M Annex,
2135 Mackay
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2503
Email: eleni.panagiotarakou@concordia.ca

Teaching activities

Teaching

POLI 204 - Introduction to Canadian Politics

POLI 206 -  Introduction to Western Political Theory

POLI 345 - Contemporary Political Philosophy

POLI 364 - Hellenistic, Roman & Medieval Political Philosophy

POLI 384 - Fundamentals in Political Theory

POLI 426 -  Nietzsche

PHIL 255 -  Philosophy of Leisure

PHIL 241 - Philosophy of Human Rights

FEM 3104 - Feminism, Justice and the Law



Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Panagiotarakou, Eleni. 2016. "Who Loves Mosquitoes? Care Ethics, Theory of Obligation, and Endangered Species", Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 29 (6):1057-1070.


Panagiotarakou, Eleni. 2015. “Anti-War Rhetoric and Gendered Agricultural Rites:The Ritual Logic for the Megarian Piglets and Amphitheos in Aristophanes’ Acharnians, Logeion: A Journal of Ancient Theatre 5 (1):161-182.

 

Panagiotarakou, Eleni. 2014. “Leo Strauss and Aristophanes”, Idealistic Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 44 (2&3):179-192.

 

Panagiotarakou, Eleni. 2014. “Right to Place: A Political Theory of Animal Rights in Harmony with Environmental and Ecological Principles,” Les ateliers de l’Ethique 9 (3):114-139


Book Chapters

Panagiotarakou, Eleni. 2016. “Agonal Conflict and Space Exploration.” In The Ethics of Space: Exploration,Colonization and Justification, edited by Tony Milligan and Jim Schwartz, 47-60.  London: Springer International Publishing

Conference Proceedings

Panagiotaraku, Eleni. 2001. “Contemporary Native Architecture in Two James Bay Cree Communities.” In Proceedings New England-St. Lawrence Valley Geographical Society, edited by Cathleen McAnnemy, 30:45-64. Farmington, Maine: The University of Maine at Farmington.

Book Reviews & Review Essays

Leo Strauss on the Border of Judaism, Philosophy, and History (2015) by Jeffrey A. Bernstein. Political Theory, Volume 45, Issue 2, 2017, pp. 277-280

Second Nature: Rethinking the Natural through Politics (2013) by Crina Archer, Laura Ephraim and Lida Maxwell (eds) Canadian Journal of Political Science, Volume 32, No. 2, 2015, pp. 437-443.

The Political Theory of Aristophanes: Explorations in Poetic Wisdom (2014) by Jeremy J. Mhire and Bryan-Paul Frost (eds) Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought, Volume 32, No 2, 2015, pp. 437-443,

Feminist Criminology (2013) by Claire M. Renzetti. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Volume 56, No. 4, 2014,

    Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder (2012) by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Philosophy Now, July/August 2013, 40-41.

    Articles in Popular Literature

    Παναγιωταρακου, Ελενη. 2003. «Πολιτικά και Συμπεθεριά»: 2003. Γενεαλογικό Δέντρο Κυριακούλη Μαυρομιχάλη» Μάνη 10: 30-35.


    Παναγιωταρακου, Ελενη. 2004. «Ένας Μανιάτης Δαίδαλος: Βασίλειος Η. Χαλουλάκος» Μάνη 14:16-19.

    Op-eds

    1. “Blame the ugly tradition of zoos for Harambe the gorilla’s killing,” South China Morning Post, June 3, 2016, http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1962415/blame-ugly-tradition-zoos-harambe-gorillas-killing?utm_source&utm_medium&utm_campaign=SCMPSocialNewsfeed

    2. Greeks Offer Another Lesson in Democracy,” The National Post, July 2, A10 2015, http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/eleni-panagiotarakou-why-does-a-supposedly-democratic-europe-fear-the-upcoming-referendum-in-Greece [same op-ed appeared at The Gazette]

    3. “A Camel's Nose: The Demise of the Asian Houbara Bustard in Pakistan by Arab Falconers,” Jerusalem Post, May 15, 2014, http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/A-camels-nose-The-demise-of-the-Asian-houbara-bustard-in-Pakistan-352294

    4. “On Agricultural Goddesses, Women, and Genetically Modified Seeds,” The Feminist Wire, September 29, 2013, http://thefeministwire.com/2013/09/op-ed-on-agricultural-goddesses-women-and-genetically-modified-seeds/

    5. “Wield Shame with Care, Prank Callers,” The Globe and Mail, December 13, 2012, A19, http://m.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/wield-shame-with-care-prank-callers/article6277948/?service=mobile. [Same op-ed appeared at Couriel–Journal, December12, 2012, A8.]


    Poetry

    “Dammed Rivers” Sunday @ 6 Mag: Magazine for the Literary Arts,  July 2014


    Participation activities

    Invited Talks

    Justitium:Wildlife Humanitarian Interventions in the Anthropocene,”  The Ethics of Eating Animals Conference. Oxford Centre of Animal Ethics. St. Stephen's House, Oxford University, UK. July 25, 2016

    “Indigenous Feminism and Restorative Justice,” State University of New York, Plattsburgh, NY. October 15, 2015.

    Conference Papers

    Aristotle’s Theory of Virtuous Leisure, War and Space Exploration,” World Congress in Philosophy: The Philosophy of Aristotle, Athens, Greece. July 10-15, 2016

    “Political Justice,Peace and Sustainable Agriculture in Aristophanes’ Acharnians,New York State Political Science Association Conference, State University of New York,  Plattsburgh, NY.  April 10-11, 2015.

    “Martha Nussbaum’s Dicaiopolis:Reexamining Aristophanes’ Acharnians” New England Political Science Association, Portland, ME, USA. May 3-4, 2013.


    Department and University Service

    Member, Academic Committee, Hellenic Scholarship Foundation, Quebec, 2015-2016.

    Seminar organizer and Master of Ceremonies; Guest seminar by Ariel Rubenstein (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)  "Modeling Bounded Rationality" February 24, 2014, Dept. of Political Science, Concordia University

    Conference Co-Organizer and Master of Ceremonies; Guest lecture by Nassim Nicholas Taleb "How to Live in a World we Don’t Understand” April 02, 2013, Concordia University.

    Member, Academic Hearing Panels, Concordia University

    Public Outreach


    Television Interviews


    "The Ethics of Public Humiliation"  CTV News National Television. Interview by Jenifer Burkes, December 13, 2012.


    Radio Interviews

    «Πώς να ζήσουμε σε έναν κόσμο που δεν καταλαβαίνουμε»  MikeFM Radio. Interview by Marie Daperis-Griffiths, April 01, 2013


    Newspaper Interviews

    "Finding the Value in Disorder" Concordia Now. Interview by Tom Peacock, March 27, 2013.

     "Are you Related to Plato?" Athens News.  Interview by DamianMac Con Uladh, April 11, 2012.


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