Sarah J. Adams is a PhD candidate in Dutch Literature at Ghent University. Her FWO-funded project 'Slavery on Scene: Representations of Slavery on the Dutch Stage, 1770-1830' examines performances of slavery in the Netherlands in an age of significant ideological and political change. The project aims to contribute to the understanding of the complex cultural production generated during Dutch colonialism, and its legacies in modern Dutch society. Her research interests include (post)colonial theory and literature, political history, and performance studies. She is co-editor of the yearbook of the Dutch-Belgian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, and a member of the research groups THALIA, GEMS, and CEL19.