Lindsey Seatter

Lindsey Seatter



PhD Candidate

Dissertation Title: Imagining Publics, Negotiating Powers: The Parallel Evolutions of Romantic Social Structure and Jane Austen's Free Indirect Discourse

Supervisor: Dr. Robert Miles

Lindsey Seatter is a PhD candidate studying the British Romantic period and Digital Humanities. Her SSHRC-funded dissertation research focuses on exploring the patterns across Jane Austen’s print and manuscript work, the evolution of the novel, and reader engagement with narrative practices. She has given presentations at national and international conferences on female literary networks, reading Jane Austen with computers, expanding the Romantic literary canon (#Bigger6), and teaching digital Romanticism. Seatter works as a Research Assistant in the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab and is a Colloquium Co-Chair for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute.

Recent Scholarly Activity 

Most Recent Conference Presentations

Seatter, Lindsey. “Reanimating Shelley’s ‘Hideous Progeny’: Frankenstein, Frankenreads, and Enacting Open Scholarship.” Implementing New Knowledge Environments. Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria, BC. 16 January 2019.

Seatter, Lindsey. “Polyvocality in Jane Austen’s Late Novels.” Modern Language Association. Sheraton Grand, Chicago, IL. 6 January 2019.

Seatter, Lindsey. “Un(der)represented Voices and Texts in Global Romanticism: The Case of Mary Brunton.” Modern Language Association. Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL. 5 January 2019. Roundtable Presentation with Presider Dr. Manu Samriti Chander.

Most Recent Publications

Seatter, Lindsey. “Towards Open Annotation: Examples and Experiments.” KULA: knowledge creation, dissemination, and preservation studies. Forthcoming: 11 pages. doi: 

Levy, Michelle, Ashley Morford, and Lindsey Seatter. “Digital Projects in the Romanticism Classroom: A Practical Guide to Student Use of WordPress.” Romantic Circles Pedagogy Commons Romanticism and Technology (2017): 25 pages, with appendix (10 pages).