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Current Member

Ana Lucia Araujo

Funding provided by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Atlantic slavery, memory, material culture

Home Institution

Howard University

Ana Lucia Araujo will be working on her book The Gift: How Objects of Prestige Shaped the Atlantic Slave Trade and Colonialism. The book explores how material culture, especially objects of prestige, shaped the exchanges between Africans and Europeans in the era of the Atlantic slave trade and colonialism.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
current
Spring

Degrees

Université Laval (Canada)/EHESS (France)
Ph.D.
2007
Université Laval
Ph.D.
2004

Honors

2022
Ervin Frederick Kalb Lecture in History, Rice University, Houston, TX, US
2021–present
Gilder Lehrman Scholarly Advisory Board, US
2021-present
Advisory Board, Memory Studies Association
2021-22
Franklin Research Grant, American Philosophical Society, US
2019–25
Executive Board, Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora, US
2019-present
Board of Editors, The American Historical Review, US
2018-present
Editorial Board, journal Slavery and Abolition, UK
2021
Thomas D. Clark Lectureship, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US
2021
Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture in the Humanities, University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA, US
2019
Invited Professor, Université de Paris VIII, Paris, France
2017
Member of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project
2017
Service Award, College of Arts and Sciences, Howard University, US
2013
Faculty Senate Award for Emerging Scholars, Howard University, US

Appointments

Howard University
Professor of History