Nicole Stamant, teaching virtually, spring 2020.
Copyright 2020. All rights reserved; photo taken by James Stamant.

Nicole Stamant is Associate Professor of English at Agnes Scott College, where she teaches courses in American Literature and Life Writing Studies. Author of Memoirs of Race, Color, and Belonging (Routledge 2022) and Serial Memoir: Archiving American Lives (Palgrave 2014), her articles on gender, race, ethnicity, trauma, foodways, and graphic narrative have appeared in ARIEL, MELUS, a/b: Auto/Biography, South Central Review, The Hemingway Review, and Studies in Comics, among others. Recently, she has contributed to the edited collections American Literature in Transition: 1970-1980 (2018) and The Postcolonial Subject in Transit: Migration, Borders, and Subjectivity in African Diaspora Literature (2018), a special issue of English Language Notes on memory, amnesia, and commemoration (2019), and the collection Consumption and the Literary Cookbook (2020). She is currently working on a manuscript about hospitality in culinary memoir.

She was recently in conversation at Charis Books And More with Leigh Gilmore about Gilmore’s most recent book: The #MeToo Effect: What Happens When We Believe Women. In September 2020, she interviewed Georgia Poet Laureate Chelsea Rathburn as part of the Decatur Book Festival and in October 2021, she moderated the Decatur Book Festival’s Literary Fiction panel, which featured novelists Anjali Enjeti and Tiphanie Yanique. She participated in Agnes Scott’s showing/thinking exhibit in 2017 and, to commemorate Agnes Scott’s 50th Writers’ Festival in 2021, she joined WABE’s Rose Scott to talk about the week-long series of events. (You can see those Writers’ Festival Events, along with other English department events, on Agnes Scott’s Arts & Academics YouTube page.)

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