• Neni Panourgia

    Justice in Education, Academic Adviser; Adjunct Associate Professor, Prison Education Program; Affiliated Faculty, Program in Hellenic Studies
    JIE, Heyman Center, Room 100

    Biography:

    Neni Panourgiá is Affiliated Faculty at the Program in Hellenic Studies. She is an anthropologist, Associate Professor at the Prison Education Program, Psychology Department, and Academic Adviser at the Justice in Education Initiative at Columbia University. She is the incoming editor (with Katrina Thompson) of Anthropology and Humanism. Her essays on anthropology, ethnography, critical theory, art and architecture, critical medical studies, and politics can be found in Mousse, Documenta, American Ethnologist, Ethos, Anthropological Quarterly, angelaki, and many edited volumes. Her book publications include Fragments of Death, Fables of Identity. An Athenian Anthropography; Ethnographica Moralia (co-edited with George Marcus); Dangerous Citizens. The Greek Left and the Terror of the State, and a new edition of Paul Radin’s Primitive Man as Philosopher. Her new book Λέρος: Η γραμματική του εγκλεισμού (Εκδόσεις Νεφέλη) will be out in April 2020 and is forthcoming in English under the title Leros: Neural genealogies and the saltatory conductivity of space.