FaculTea with Whichard Distinguished Visiting Professor, Dr. Kirstin Squint

Tues., Sept. 24, 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a celebration of the Whichard Distinguished Visiting Professor, Dr. Kirstin Squint, and the first FaculTea lecture of the 2019–2020 academic year.

In her talk, “Interstate and Other Souths,” Dr. Squint will discuss contemporary literary representations of the U.S. South as a multicultural space, with a particular focus on American Indian cultural production.


This fall, Squint is teaching Ethnic American Literature; in the spring, she’ll teach a course for the Gender Studies program. She will also plan events to promote and advance the humanities on our campus and in the community.

Squint holds a Ph.D. from LSU and is Associate Professor of English at High Point University. She is the author of LeAnne Howe at the Intersections of Southern and Native American Literature(LSU Press, 2018). She is also a co-editor of Swamp Souths: Literary and Cultural Ecologies, under advance contract with LSU Press, and the editor of Conversations with LeAnne Howe, under advance contract with the UP of Mississippi.