Anna M Agathangelou

Department of Political Science

Associate Professor

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

Professor Agathangelou teaches in the areas of international relations and women and politics. Some of her areas of expertise are in global politics, 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

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

Books

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

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

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

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

Journal Articles

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/POLS4200 6.0  International Relations Theory BLEN  


Professor Agathangelou teaches in the areas of international relations and women and politics. Some of her areas of expertise are in global politics, 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

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

Books

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

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

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

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

Journal Articles

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.


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Current Courses

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TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/POLS4200 6.0  International Relations Theory BLEN