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Demetra Kasimis / Political Theory Workshop

October 15, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:15pm
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Demetra Kasimis is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago. Her research and teaching include democratic theory and the history of political thought especially in classical Athens; membership politics and migration; post-war continental political theory; and feminist theory. She is a graduate of Columbia University, where she majored in philosophy and concentrated in Hellenic Studies before receiving her PhD in political science from Northwestern University. At Chicago, she is an associated faculty member of the Department of Classics, a member of the affiliated faculty and board of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and a fellow of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT). Kasimis is an associate editor of POLIS: The Journal for Ancient Greek and Roman Political Thought, for which she oversees submissions on the political aspects of Greek literature. Her research has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council for Learned Societies, the Mellon Foundation, and the Fulbright Foundation.

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