Dr. Annie Seaton worked with Mary Lefkowitz and Frank Bidart at Wellesley, where she was a two-time undergraduate Academy of American Poets Prize winner. Annie was a Mellon Fellow in the Humanities at Stanford, where she went intending to study Greek and Latin with John Winkler, and subsequently left for Harvard, where she worked with Barbara Johnson. Annie was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown in Aesthetics and Politics.
Annie is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities at Bard College. Her main interests are in Ancient Greek and Latin pastoral and Ovid, English Renaissance, French 18th and 19th century, and critical race theory. Annie is working on a book-length project, “Race and the Pastoral.” She has presented portions of this work in progress at the CUNY Grad Center’s conference on the Pastoral, Si Canimus Silvas, the Kelly Writer’s House (Penn), at the Center for African-American Poetics at the University of Pittsburgh, and, this fall, to Classics graduate students and faculty at Princeton. Annie also works as a conceptual artist, and her work has appeared at the Whitney Museum and the Witte de With in Rotterdam, NL as part of the YAM Collective. Annie founded and directs the Difference and Media Project at Bard College, an intersectional thinktank on difference, aesthetics, and politics.