Polk’s America | Black Craftspeople Digital Archive

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Tiffany Momon and Victoria Hensley of the Black Craftspeople Digital Archive, a nationally-celebrated project changing the face of decorative arts and material culture scholarship today.
The presenters will introduce the Tennessee phase of the project, which officially launches this Spring. A live Q&A session will follow the presentation.
Don’t miss the kick-off of a fantastic new season of Polk’s America!
About the Speakers:
Dr. TIFFANY MOMON, BCDA Founder and Director
Momon is a public historian and Visiting Assistant Professor of History and Mellon Fellow at Sewanee, The University of the South. Her work focuses on exploring African American placemaking throughout the southeast, documenting cemeteries, churches, schools, and lodges.
VICTORIAN HENSLEY, Research and Programs Manager
Hensley is a PhD candidate in Middle Tennessee State University’s Public History Program. She also serves as a graduate research assistant for the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation,
working on various urban-based projects across Tennessee, North Carolina, and Alabama. Her research analyzes the relationship between housing discrimination and gentrification in Nashville and the New South.


Apr 27 2021


7:00 pm

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