Natasha RemoundouEnglish and Modern Languages
BA, English & American Literature, Deree – The American College of Greece; MSc, English Literature: Writing & Cultural Politics, University of Edinburgh; PhD Classics & English, National University of Ireland, Galway
Dr. Natasha Remoundou joined Deree in 2020, teaching the International Honours seminar “Antigone’s Dilemma: Citizenship and Resistance in the Contemporary World.” The course is also part of the Hellenic Studies Summer School at the Institute for Hellenic Culture and the Liberal Arts at ACG. Dr. Remoundou is an Irish Research Council Laureate Fellow at the National University of Ireland, Galway working on the ‘Republic of Conscience: Human Rights and Modern Irish Poetry, 1914-2021’ Research Project funded by the Irish Research Council. Previously, she held the post of Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at the Moore Institute, NUI Galway, Ireland, where she worked on archival research exploring contemporary Irish theatre, visual rights, and asylum narratives. She also taught Victorian literature, Modernism, Drama, and Literary Criticism as an Assistant Professor of English Literature at Qatar University and English literature, Classical Reception, and Philosophy at NUI Galway.
Dr Remoundou’s research interests include post-humanist ethics and social justice in Irish literature, women’s writing, and the rewriting of classical myth in contemporary European and Middle Eastern literatures, especially in drama. She has published and presented papers on 20th and 21st c. drama, performance, and poetry, Irish and Modern Greek studies, gender and queer studies, interculturalism, memory, the Anthropocene, racial violence, law, politics, and refugee rights. Currently, she is working on her monograph on eco-feminism in Anglophone literature through the lens of human rights violations.