Center for the Preservation of Civil Rights Sites

  • Tiffany Momon

A Dialogue with Dr. Tiffany Momon

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 6:00pm
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Please join us for a conversation with Dr. Tiffany Momon about her community based historic preservation projects and work to preserve Alabama’s HBCUs.

Dr. Tiffany Momon is a public historian and Assistant Professor at Sewanee, The University of the South, with years of experience participating in the preservation of community histories. Her work has taken her throughout the southeast, organizing community based historic preservation projects in locations such as Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the Alabama black belt, and the Kentucky segments of the Trail of Tears. Momon is the founder and co-director of the Black Craftspeople Digital Archive (blackcraftspeople.org), a black digital humanities project that centers black craftspeople, their lives, and their contributions to the making and building of America. Throughout her career, Momon has lectured on the subject of black craftspeople at organizations such as the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Winterthur Museum and Gardens, the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum and others.

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