Rebecca J. Scott (NHC Fellow, 2010–11)

Project Title

Mistress of Her Own Person': Contesting Enslavement through Law in the Era of the Haitian Revolution

University of Michigan

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2010–11

Rebecca J. Scott

finished Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation which she coauthored with Jean Hébrard (Harvard University Press, forthcoming 2012). She also wrote "Slavery and the Law in Atlantic Perspective: Jurisdiction, Jurisprudence, and Justice" and revised "Paper Thin: Freedom and Re-Enslavement in the Diaspora of the Haitian Revolution," both for Law and History Review (2011).