Karen de Melo
MA Candidate in Portuguese
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Karen de Melo graduated at Universidade do Estado do Amazonas with a Licenciatura in Portuguese. She is currently enrolled in her second year as a MA student in the Portuguese Program at UNM. Karen is currently researching how race is constructed in contemporary Brazilian comics and graphic novels and how the discourse of human rights play a role in deconstructing racial stereotypes.