U of Michigan Historian to Discuss Re-Enslavement and the Haitian Revolution at Amherst College Oct. 4

Submitted on Thursday, 9/27/2012, at 10:27 AM

September 27, 2012                                      

AMHERST, Mass. – Rebecca J. Scott, the Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law at the University of Michigan, will deliver Amherst College’s annual Hugh Hawkins lecture, titled “’She Had Always Enjoyed Her Freedom’: Re-Enslavement and the Law in the Era of the Haitian Revolution,” on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.