Ana Lucia Araujo to deliver the Reckford Lecture at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

January 28, 2023 Ana Lucia Araujo 0Comment

“Howard University professor Ana Lucia Araujo will deliver the 2023 Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies on Feb. 23 with a presentation titled “Slavery as History and Memory.”

The lecture will examine the recent international developments surrounding the fall of pro-slavery monuments and demands of symbolic and material reparations for slavery and colonialism. By exploring the history of the public debates about slavery and the Atlantic slave trade, the lecture aims to illuminate why and how these debates have gained growing importance in the public sphere and the public space over the past ten years not only in the United States but also in other slave societies and societies that were deeply involved in perpetuating these human atrocities.”

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