Mutinous Women

Mutinous Women

Joan Dejean

Trustee Professor of Romance Languages


Cassandra Hradil

Digital Humanities Specialist, Penn Library

Paule Carbonnel

Co-designer & developer, Research Assistant

Project Start Date: 
May, 2021February, 2022

A decade after its founding, New Orleans was home to at least 37 women who had been deported from France in 1719. Most of them had been unjustly pronounced guilty of prostitution. This interactive map makes it possible to learn who they really were and where they lived in New Orleans.

See the project here: