Memory and Reparations: Coming to Terms with the Slave Past

July 10, 2018

Martin Puryear, Slavery Memorial, 2014, Brown UniversityMartin Puryear, Slavery Memorial, 2014, Brown UniversityAna Lucia Araujo
Historian and Author
Professor of History, Howard University
Tuesday, Novemeber 13, 2018 
4:00 p.m.
Pembroke Hall 305



Ana Lucia Araujo is Professor in the Department of History of Howard University in Washington DC. Her research explores the history, memory, and heritage of slavery. She authored or edited over ten books on these themes, including Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic (2010), Shadows of the Slave Past: Memory, Heritage and Slavery (2014), and Brazil Through French Eyes: A Nineteenth-Century Artist in the Tropics (2015).  Since last November she is a member of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project. Her latest single authored book, Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History was published by Bloomsbury in 2017.

This event is sponsored by the Pembroke Center and the C.V. Starr Foundation Lectureship

Free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible.