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 http:www.analuciaaraujo.org
Ana Lucia Araujo
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of History
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