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Anna M Agathangelou

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Department of Politics

Professor

Office: Ross Building, S653
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 88840
Email: agathang@yorku.ca

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Professor Agathangelou teaches in the areas of international relations and women and politics. Some of her areas of expertise are time and temporality in global politics, the body, time and ecology, international feminist political economy and feminist/postcolonial and decolonial thought. She is the co-director of Global Change Institute, Cyprus and was a visiting fellow in the Program of Science, Technology and Society at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard (2014-2015). She is currently involved on two multinational SSHRC partnership research projects focusing on sexual violence and human security, global governance, and biotechnology. She has researched ethnic conflict in Cyprus, as well as reconstruction in post-conflict societies with a focus on sexual violence, displaced peoples and the missing.

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Degrees

Ph.D., Syracuse University
M.A., Syracuse University
B.A., Miami University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Professional Leadership

2014-Present. International Studies Association, Vice-Chair of Science, Technology and Art In International Relations (STAIR), Elected Position 2014-2017. International Studies Association, Diversity Committee Member, Appointed position 2014. Co-Founder and Co-Organizer of the section on Art, Science and Technology (STAIR), International Studies Association, Proposal to ISA, March 2014

Community Contributions

2001-Present. Co-Director of Global Change Institute, Nicosia Cyprus 2015. Summer School on Scientific Objects and Digital Cosmopolitanism (Part of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada,Partnership Development Project, "Cosmopolitanism and the local in science and nature: Creating an East /West Partnership), Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities, Manipal University, India, July 20-24 2015. Co-Organizer of the Post-conflict Reconstruction Workshop, University of Nicosia, York University Initiative Unit, July 30-31

Research Interests

International Relations , Governance, International Feminist Political Economy, Science and Technology Studies, Feminist/Postocolonial/Decolonial Thought; Time and Temporality in World Politics; Poetics of Decolonization; Reconstruction Post-Conflict; Financial Crisis; Contemporary Critial Security Studies; Race and Racism; EU and peripheral regional powers (i.e., Cyprus, Greece, Turkey, MENA region).
Books

Publication
Year

2016. Time, Temporality and Violence in International Relations: (De) Fatalizing the Present, Forging Radical Alternatives, (co-editor with Kyle D. Killian), Series, Interventions,

2016

2013. Arab Revolutions and World Transformations (co-editor with Nevzat Soguk). Series, Rethinking Globalizations, Routledge. Paperback (2014).

2013

2009. World Politics From Empire to Multiple Worlds (co-authored with L.H.M. Ling). New York and London: Routledge.

2009

2004. The Global Political Economy of Sex: Desire, Violence, and Insecurity in Mediterranean Nation States. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, 226 pages.

2004

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

“Decolonial Ethics: The Question of Time and Invention” in Birgit Schippers (forthcoming) Rethinking Ethics in International Relations, Ashgate Research Companion.

2019

(with Killian, K.D.) (2019). “Paved with good intentions: The road of the humanitarian project of DNA identification of the missing in post-conflict Cyprus.” In L. Charles and G. Samarasinghe (Eds.) Family systems and global humanitarian mental health: Approaches in the field. New York: Springer.

2019

"Sexual Affective Empires: Racialized Speculations and Wagers in the Affective IR Turn" (2019) in Eric Van Rythoven and Mira Sucharov, Parsing the Passions: Methodology and the Study of Emotion in World Politics. Routledge.

2019

“The Time of and Temporal (Un) Civility of the City: MENA Urban Insurgencies and Revolutions" in Ricky Burdett and Suzanne Hall (September 2017) The SAGE Handbook of Urban Sociology: New Approaches to the twenty-first century city. Sage Press, pp. 349-375.

2017

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

“A Conversation with Emma Hutchison and Frantz Fanon on Questions of Reading and Global Raciality” Millennium: Journal of International Politics (2019).

2019

The Wake of War: Relationships Among Gender, Trauma, Resources and Traumatic Stress in Refugee Families (with Kyle D. Killian first author) Journal of Feminist Family Therapy 29:4 (2018): 1-26.

2018

“What Suicide and Greece Tell Us about Precarity and Capitalism” (June 2018) in Globalizations on a special issue on Precarity edited by Ritu Vij.

2018

From the Colonial to Feminist IR: Feminist IR Studies, the Wider FSS/GPE Research Agenda and the Questions of Value, Valuation, Security and Violence, Special Issue on Gender Political Economy and Gender Security Studies, Gender and Politics, 13: 4 (2017): 739-746.

2017

Living Archives and Imperial Wars (2017) Critical Military Studies 3:2 (2017): 206-211
Humanitarian Innovations and Material Returns: Valuation, Bio-Financialization, and Radical Politics (forthcoming 2017) Special Issue on Global Techno-Assemblages: Entanglements of Inventions, Markets, and Labor Science, Technology and Society, 22:1 (2017): 78-101.

2017

2016. “Archives are Part of International Knowledge, Not Merely Happenstance: In Conversation with Siba Grovogui,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

2016

2016. “Fanon on Decolonization and Revolution: Bodies and Dialectics” Globalizations, 13(1), 110-128.

2016

2015. Sexual Divestments from Empire: Women’s Studies, Institutional Feelings, and the “Odious” Machine (co-authored with Dana Olwan, Tamara Spira and Heather Turcotte), Feminist Formations, 27 (3): 139-167.

2015

2013. Neoliberal Geopolitical Order and Value: Queerness as a Speculative Economy and Anti- Blackness as Terror, (December) for a special issue titled ‘Murderous Inclusions’, International Journal of Feminist Politics 15(4): 453-476.

2013

2012. The Living and Being of the Streets: Fanon and the Arab Uprisings. Globalizations, 9(3): 451-466.

2012

2011. “Making Anew an Arab Regional Order? On Poetry, Sex, and Revolution” Globalizations, 8(5): 573-584.

2011

2010. Bodies of Desire, Terror and the War in Eurasia: Impolite Disruptions of (Neo) Liberal Internationalism, Neoconservatism and the ‘New’ Imperium, Millennium—Journal of International Studies, 38(3): 1-30.

2010

2008. Intimate Investments: Homonormativity, Global Lockdown, and Seductions of Empire (with Daniel Bassichis, & Tamara L. Spira) Radical History Review, 100: 120-144.

2008

2005. Power and Play through Poisies: Reconstructing Self and Other in the 9/11 Commission Report Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 33(3): 827-854.

2005

2004. The House of IR: From Family Power Politics to the Poesies of Worldism (with L.H.M. Ling) International Studies Review, 6(4): 21-50.

2004


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2020 GS/SOCI6536 3.0 A Transnational Sexualities SEMR
Fall 2020 GS/POLS7100 3.0 A Political Inquiry and Research Design SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 GS/POLS6700 6.0 A Advanced Studies in Women and Politics SEMR
Fall 2020 AP/POLS4200 6.0 A International Relations Theory BLEN


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 GS/POLS6700 6.0 A Advanced Studies in Women and Politics SEMR


Professor Agathangelou teaches in the areas of international relations and women and politics. Some of her areas of expertise are time and temporality in global politics, the body, time and ecology, international feminist political economy and feminist/postcolonial and decolonial thought. She is the co-director of Global Change Institute, Cyprus and was a visiting fellow in the Program of Science, Technology and Society at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard (2014-2015). She is currently involved on two multinational SSHRC partnership research projects focusing on sexual violence and human security, global governance, and biotechnology. She has researched ethnic conflict in Cyprus, as well as reconstruction in post-conflict societies with a focus on sexual violence, displaced peoples and the missing.

Degrees

Ph.D., Syracuse University
M.A., Syracuse University
B.A., Miami University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Professional Leadership

2014-Present. International Studies Association, Vice-Chair of Science, Technology and Art In International Relations (STAIR), Elected Position 2014-2017. International Studies Association, Diversity Committee Member, Appointed position 2014. Co-Founder and Co-Organizer of the section on Art, Science and Technology (STAIR), International Studies Association, Proposal to ISA, March 2014

Community Contributions

2001-Present. Co-Director of Global Change Institute, Nicosia Cyprus 2015. Summer School on Scientific Objects and Digital Cosmopolitanism (Part of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada,Partnership Development Project, "Cosmopolitanism and the local in science and nature: Creating an East /West Partnership), Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities, Manipal University, India, July 20-24 2015. Co-Organizer of the Post-conflict Reconstruction Workshop, University of Nicosia, York University Initiative Unit, July 30-31

Research Interests

International Relations , Governance, International Feminist Political Economy, Science and Technology Studies, Feminist/Postocolonial/Decolonial Thought; Time and Temporality in World Politics; Poetics of Decolonization; Reconstruction Post-Conflict; Financial Crisis; Contemporary Critial Security Studies; Race and Racism; EU and peripheral regional powers (i.e., Cyprus, Greece, Turkey, MENA region).

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

“Decolonial Ethics: The Question of Time and Invention” in Birgit Schippers (forthcoming) Rethinking Ethics in International Relations, Ashgate Research Companion.

2019

(with Killian, K.D.) (2019). “Paved with good intentions: The road of the humanitarian project of DNA identification of the missing in post-conflict Cyprus.” In L. Charles and G. Samarasinghe (Eds.) Family systems and global humanitarian mental health: Approaches in the field. New York: Springer.

2019

"Sexual Affective Empires: Racialized Speculations and Wagers in the Affective IR Turn" (2019) in Eric Van Rythoven and Mira Sucharov, Parsing the Passions: Methodology and the Study of Emotion in World Politics. Routledge.

2019

“The Time of and Temporal (Un) Civility of the City: MENA Urban Insurgencies and Revolutions" in Ricky Burdett and Suzanne Hall (September 2017) The SAGE Handbook of Urban Sociology: New Approaches to the twenty-first century city. Sage Press, pp. 349-375.

2017

Books

Publication
Year

2016. Time, Temporality and Violence in International Relations: (De) Fatalizing the Present, Forging Radical Alternatives, (co-editor with Kyle D. Killian), Series, Interventions,

2016

2013. Arab Revolutions and World Transformations (co-editor with Nevzat Soguk). Series, Rethinking Globalizations, Routledge. Paperback (2014).

2013

2009. World Politics From Empire to Multiple Worlds (co-authored with L.H.M. Ling). New York and London: Routledge.

2009

2004. The Global Political Economy of Sex: Desire, Violence, and Insecurity in Mediterranean Nation States. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, 226 pages.

2004

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

“A Conversation with Emma Hutchison and Frantz Fanon on Questions of Reading and Global Raciality” Millennium: Journal of International Politics (2019).

2019

The Wake of War: Relationships Among Gender, Trauma, Resources and Traumatic Stress in Refugee Families (with Kyle D. Killian first author) Journal of Feminist Family Therapy 29:4 (2018): 1-26.

2018

“What Suicide and Greece Tell Us about Precarity and Capitalism” (June 2018) in Globalizations on a special issue on Precarity edited by Ritu Vij.

2018

From the Colonial to Feminist IR: Feminist IR Studies, the Wider FSS/GPE Research Agenda and the Questions of Value, Valuation, Security and Violence, Special Issue on Gender Political Economy and Gender Security Studies, Gender and Politics, 13: 4 (2017): 739-746.

2017

Living Archives and Imperial Wars (2017) Critical Military Studies 3:2 (2017): 206-211
Humanitarian Innovations and Material Returns: Valuation, Bio-Financialization, and Radical Politics (forthcoming 2017) Special Issue on Global Techno-Assemblages: Entanglements of Inventions, Markets, and Labor Science, Technology and Society, 22:1 (2017): 78-101.

2017

2016. “Archives are Part of International Knowledge, Not Merely Happenstance: In Conversation with Siba Grovogui,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

2016

2016. “Fanon on Decolonization and Revolution: Bodies and Dialectics” Globalizations, 13(1), 110-128.

2016

2015. Sexual Divestments from Empire: Women’s Studies, Institutional Feelings, and the “Odious” Machine (co-authored with Dana Olwan, Tamara Spira and Heather Turcotte), Feminist Formations, 27 (3): 139-167.

2015

2013. Neoliberal Geopolitical Order and Value: Queerness as a Speculative Economy and Anti- Blackness as Terror, (December) for a special issue titled ‘Murderous Inclusions’, International Journal of Feminist Politics 15(4): 453-476.

2013

2012. The Living and Being of the Streets: Fanon and the Arab Uprisings. Globalizations, 9(3): 451-466.

2012

2011. “Making Anew an Arab Regional Order? On Poetry, Sex, and Revolution” Globalizations, 8(5): 573-584.

2011

2010. Bodies of Desire, Terror and the War in Eurasia: Impolite Disruptions of (Neo) Liberal Internationalism, Neoconservatism and the ‘New’ Imperium, Millennium—Journal of International Studies, 38(3): 1-30.

2010

2008. Intimate Investments: Homonormativity, Global Lockdown, and Seductions of Empire (with Daniel Bassichis, & Tamara L. Spira) Radical History Review, 100: 120-144.

2008

2005. Power and Play through Poisies: Reconstructing Self and Other in the 9/11 Commission Report Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 33(3): 827-854.

2005

2004. The House of IR: From Family Power Politics to the Poesies of Worldism (with L.H.M. Ling) International Studies Review, 6(4): 21-50.

2004


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2020 GS/SOCI6536 3.0 A Transnational Sexualities SEMR
Fall 2020 GS/POLS7100 3.0 A Political Inquiry and Research Design SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 GS/POLS6700 6.0 A Advanced Studies in Women and Politics SEMR
Fall 2020 AP/POLS4200 6.0 A International Relations Theory BLEN


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 GS/POLS6700 6.0 A Advanced Studies in Women and Politics SEMR