Ana Lucia Araujo

Ana Lucia Araujo completed a joint Ph.D. in History (Université Laval, Quebec City) and Social and Historical Anthropology (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris), and also received a Ph.D. in Art History (Université Laval, Quebec City). Her research focuses on the history and the public memory of slavery, with a particular focus on Brazil and the South Atlantic region. She published two books: Romantisme tropical: l’aventure illustrée d’un peintre français au Brésil (Presses de l’Université Laval, 2008) and Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic (Cambria Press, 2010). In addition, she edited two volumes Living History: Encountering the Memory of the Heirs of Slavery (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009) and Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Interactions, Identities and Images (Cambria Press, 2011). She also co-edited with Paul E. Lovejoy and Mariana P. Candido the volume Crossing Memories: Slavery and African Diaspora (Africa World Press, 2011). Her new book project is a transnational study examining the heritage and the public memory of slavery and of the Atlantic slave trade.

For a complete list of her publications, visit her website at

Ana Lucia Araujo
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Howard University
Department of History
Frederick Douglass Memorial Hall
2441 6th Street N.W.
Room 316 B
Washington D.C.
United States

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