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Faculty Fellow

Constantine Nakassis

Associate Professor of Anthropology and of the Social Sciences in the College; Associate Faculty of Cinema and Media Studies and Comparative Human Development University of Chicago


Constantine V. Nakassis is a linguistic anthropologist with interests in language in culture; semiotics; film theory; mass media; brands; and youth culture. His regional focus is Tamil Nadu, India. He organizes the annual Chicago Tamil Forum workshop and is Chair of the Committee on Southern Asian Studies (2020-2023).

For more details on his research and publications, please visit his profile page at the University of Chicago.