A comprehensive engagement with the past and present linguistic landscape of the Pelican State
Nathalie Dajko is assistant professor of anthropology at Tulane University. She has published in the Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Language in Society, and several edited volumes, in both French and English. She is currently working on a book that considers the close relationship between land loss and language loss in Louisiana’s coastal parishes. Shana Walton is associate professor of English at Nicholls State University. Formerly, she was director of the Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage at the University of Southern Mississippi, program coordinator for the statewide Mississippi Oral History Project, and project director for the Mississippi Civil Rights Oral History Bibliography. She is coeditor of Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century, published by University Press of Mississippi.