About the Author
Ana Lucia Araujo is Full Professor in the Department of History at Howard University (Washington DC). Her research deals with the history and the memory of slavery in Brazil and the Bight of Benin. Her first single-authored book Romantisme tropical: l'aventure illustree d'un peintre francais au Bresil was published by the Presses de l'Universite Laval (Quebec, Canada) in 2008. She is preparing a second single-authored book which provisional title is Victims and Perpetrators: Slaving Memories in the South Atlantic.