Anne Freeland

Anne Freeland
Graduate Student Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Institute for Comparative Literature and Society


Anne holds an M.A. in Humanities and Social Thought from New York University and a B.A. in English Literature from McGill University. Before transferring to McGill, she was a student at the Universidad de Antioquia in the Faculty of Education. She is also affiliated with the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society.

Her dissertation looks at recent appropriations from the position of the state of a heterodox Marxist and post-Marxist Latin American corpus. Other current projects include an article on Álvaro García Linera's construction of the concept to the plurinational state and a book chapter on Latin American Subaltern Studies. She has published articles in the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies and A Contracorriente. Her translation of René Zavaleta Mercado's Towards a History of the National-Popular in Bolivia is forthcoming from Seagull Books.

She is an editorial assistant at the Revista Hispánica Moderna and serves on the editorial board of Alternautas, an academic blog on critical development theory in Latin America.

In addition to courses taught as a Teaching Fellow at LAIC, she teaches at Marymount Manhattan College's Bedford Hills Correctional Facility campus. In the spring of 2016 she launched a partnership between Columbia's Justice-in-Education Initiative and Marymount's Bedford Hills College Program to bring Columbia courses to incarcerated students at Bedford Hills. She is currently working with the Justice-in-Education Initiative as a GSAS Academic Administration Fellow.