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  • Amani Morrison, CLIR Post Doc in Data Curation for African American and African Studies

    CLIR Post Doc in Data Curation for African American and African Studies
    University of Delaware
    133 Memorial Hall
    Newark, DE 19716

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    Dr. Amani Morrison is a CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in African American Data Curation at the University of Delaware. Dr. Morrison holds expertise in 20th-century African American literature and history, race and space studies, performance studies, cultural studies, and the urban and digital humanities. In 2018-19, she served as a Postdoctoral Fellow in African and African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis where she developed and taught interdisciplinary courses on the Harlem and Chicago Renaissance periods and black home spaces. She has contributed research and expertise to three large-scale digital humanities projects focused on the 18th and 19th centuries: Visualizing Emancipation at the University of Richmond, The Louisiana Slave Conspiracies at the University of California at Berkeley, and currently The Colored Conventions Project at the University of Delaware. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Meridians and African American Review, and her research has been supported by the Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is writing the first cultural history of kitchenette apartments in mid-twentieth-century black Chicago.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Department of English
  • 203 Memorial Hall
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • University of Delaware
  • Phone: 302-831-2361
  • english@udel.edu