Events

2021

April 23, 2021: Panel “The Work of Objects: Interpretation within and beyond Museum Walls,” in “Art Museums and the Legacies of the Dutch Slave Trade,” Center for Netherlandish Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Harvard Art Museums, and Harvard University’s Department of History of Art and Architecture Harvard University, United States, 1:00 PM (EST) online event.

April 22, 2021: Lecture “Slavery in the Age of Memory: Britain, France, and the United States,” University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, 5:00 PM (GMT), online event.

March 22, 2021: Lecture “The Death of the National Museum: Slavery Heritage on the Edge,” Out of the Ashes lecture series, Trinity College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, 2:00 PM (EST) online event.

March 19, 2021: Seminar presentation “Memória da escravidão: museus e monumentos como instrumentos de debate público sobre o passado escravista,” Seminário Permanente em Estudos Pós-coloniais, Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Sociedade, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, online event.

February 25, 2021: “The Persistence of the Past: Coming to Terms with the Long History of Slavery in the Americas,” Thomas D. Clark Lecture, Gaines Center for the Humanities, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, February 25, online event.

February 22, 2021: Lecture “Slavery in Mount Vernon and Monticello: Black and White Battles of Memory and Public History,” Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture in the Humanities, Lynchburg University, Lynchburg, VA, United States, online event.

February 2, 2021: “Slavery in the Age of Memory,” Cultural Memory Seminar, Columbia University, New York City, United States, 3:30 PM (EST), online event.

January 29, 2021: Panel “Restitution and Memorialization in the Shadow of Decolonization,” Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 3 PM (GMT) online event.

2020

December 10, 2020: Red Iberoamericana de Historiadoras, Presentación de libro: “Slavery in the Age of Memory, Engaging the Past, 6:00 PM EST, online event (in Spanish/Portuguese).

November 18, 2020: #Slaveryarchive Book Club Slavery in the Age of Memory: Engaging the Past by Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University), 5:00 PM EST, online event.

November 17, 2020: ASWAD Instagram Live Book Series, a conversation about the book Slavery in the Age of Memory: Engaging the Past hosted by Natanya Duncan (Penn State University and Lehigh University), 12:00 PM EST, online event.

November 4, 2020: Monuments, Memory, and Liberation, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, 9:00 AM EST, online event, register here.

October 21, 2020: Race and Remembrance in Contemporary Europe, Director’s Seminar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, 2:00 PM EST, online event.

October 15, 2020: Speaker in the Seminar When Monuments Fall: History, Memory, and Racism,” University of Turin, Italy, 10:00 AM EST, online event.

October 12, 2020: Panelist in “Monumental Injustice in the Americas,” Center for Latin America and Caribbean Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 4:30 PM EST, online event, register here.

October 7, 2020: Panelist in “Monumental Debates: Academic Perspectives on Global Movements to Topple Historical Monuments,” Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California, 8:00 PM  to 10 PM EST, online event.

September 24, 2020: Panelist in A conversation on reparations,”  105th Annual Meeting and Virtual conference of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST, online event.

September 15, 2020: Panelist in “Rethinking Memory and Knowledge During Times of Crisis,” part of the virtual panel series “Racism in History and Context,”  German Historical Association (Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands), the Institute of European Studies at UC Berkeley, and the German Historical Institute, Washington DC, 12:00 PM EST, online event.

August 18, 2020: “The Death of Pro-Slavery Monuments: the United States and Brazil,” Panelist Monumental: Flags, Statues, and the Politics of Public Space, Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment at Florida International University, 4:00 PM EST, online webinar.

July 8, 2020: Panelist in the “The Episode #1: Museums, Memorials & Memorialization after Atrocity: Communicating a Form of Ongoing Justice?” United Nations LIVE Discussion Series “Beyond the long shadow: engaging with difficult histories,” 11:00 AM. 

February 11, 2020: Keynote lecture“Slavery in the Age of Memory: Engaging the Past,” keynote lecture, Ursinus College, PA.

February 6, 2020: Keynote lecture “Reparations for Slavery: History and Ongoing Debates,”  American University Library Exploring Social Justice Series, American University, Washington DC.

January 3, 2020: Panelist at “AHR Conversation: Museums and the Organization of Global Knowledge,” 134th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, New York City, NY.