Dr. Amani Morrison received her Ph.D in African American and African Diaspora Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and is a postdoctoral fellow in African and African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. She researches and teaches in the areas of 20th-century African American literature, race and space studies, performance studies, cultural studies, and the urban and digital humanities. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Meridians journal and African American Review, and her research has been supported by the Mellon Foundation, the UC Consortium for Black Studies in CA, the Bancroft Library, and the University of Illinois-Chicago Library, among others. She is writing the first cultural history of kitchenette apartments in mid-twentieth-century black Chicago.
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Postdoctoral Fellow in African & African American Studies