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Ana Lucia Araujo

The Speakers Bureau of Howard University (SBHU) is designed to provide an opportunity for faculty to share their current expertise, while bringing to the forefront their pioneering research in a number of disciplines.

Ana Lucia AraujoAna Lucia Araujo

Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of History

Her work explores the history and memory of slavery. She is the author of Romantisme tropical: l’aventure illustrée d’un peintre français au Brésil (2008), Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic (2010), and Shadows of the Slave Past: Memory, Heritage and Slavery (forthcoming in 2014). She also edited the Living History: Encountering the Memory of the Heirs of Slavery (2009), Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Interactions, Identities, and Images (2011), and Politics of Memory: Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space (2012), and co-edited Crossing Memories: Slavery and African Diaspora (2011). Professor Araujo is the general editor of the book series “Slavery: Past and Present” by Cambria Press.

Over the last years, Professor Araujo was guest speaker in conferences and events held in Brazil, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Switzerland, and the United States. In addition to English, she also lectures in Portuguese, French, and Spanish.

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