PhD Eleni Panagiotarakou
Lecturer, Political Science
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
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
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
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
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,
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.
“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
“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]
“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
“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/
“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.]
“Dammed Rivers” Sunday @ 6 Mag: Magazine for the Literary Arts, July 2014
“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.
“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
"The Ethics of Public Humiliation" CTV News National Television. Interview by Jenifer Burkes, December 13, 2012.
«Πώς να ζήσουμε σε έναν κόσμο που δεν καταλαβαίνουμε» MikeFM Radio. Interview by Marie Daperis-Griffiths, April 01, 2013
"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.