|Name:||Dr. Scott Trafton|
|College:||Arts and Sciences|
|Department:||English Language and Literature|
|Center/Institute:||Southern Studies, Institute for|
|Research Interests:||Nineteenth-Century African American Literature; African American Studies; Black Cultural Studies; African American culture along the American Gulf Coast in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; strategies of early black cultural adaptation along the coast in the fields of architecture, music, folklore and folklife, and literature; the cultural mixing that occurred along coastal communities during the period of enslavement, and, in the midst of this mixing, how Afrocreole cultural production reflected and responded to the twin challenges of continuity and change|
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