UMass Amherst Historian Karen Y. Morrison Awarded Fulbright Fellowship to Conduct Research in Brazil
AMHERST, Mass. – Karen Y. “Kym” Morrison, assistant professor of African diaspora history in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright research fellowship to Brazil for the fall 2015 semester.
She will travel to the South American nation in August to begin work on her project titled “The Family Transformations of Race in Post-Abolition Rio de Janeiro, 1888-1930.”
Using archival and oral...