Marlene L. Daut, 2016–2017 | National Humanities Center

Marlene L. Daut (NHC Fellow, 2016–17)

Project Title

An Anthology of Haitian Revolutionary Fictions (Age of Slavery)

University of Virginia

Return to All Fellows

Fellowship Work Summary, 2016–17

Marlene L. Daut revised and completed her book Baron de Vastey and the Origins of Black Atlantic Humanism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). She also drafted the introduction for Anthology of Haitian Revolutionary Fictions. She wrote several articles, including "Beyond 'America for the Americans': Race and Empire in the Work of Demesvar Delorme" for J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists (forthcoming); "Teaching Perspective: The Relationship between the Haitian and French Revolutions" for the MLA volume Teaching Representations of the French Revolution (forthcoming); and "Haiti as Diasporic Crossroads in Transnational African American Writing" for a Cambridge University Press volume on African American literature (forthcoming).