Have you ever thought about the opportunities and challenges of Interpreting Slave Life? Then you should attend Nicole Moore’s session on this subject at the upcoming Slave Dwelling Project Conference.
Nicole Moore – Museum Educator
Nicole A. Moore is a public historian and museum professional, who explores the lives of enslaved African Americans. Nicole has a Masters in History with a Public History Concentration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her masters thesis, Presenting Slavery: The Interpretation of Slavery and its Place in Public History and at Historic Latta Plantation examined how historic sites delivered slave life to visitors.
Currently as a Museum Educator, Nicole develops and implements programs that educate and enlighten visitors about the history of Princess Anne County, Virginia. She is a contributing author to the forthcoming book, Best Practices for Interpreting Slavery at Historic Sites and Museums, from Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group, due Fall 2014.
Prior to her work in Virginia, Nicole was an interpreter at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells, South Carolina, interpreting the lives of those enslaved by the Bratton family. She has worked with The Slave Dwelling Project, The Southern Discomfort Tour, and served as the project historian for Pedal for Peace, Retracing the Underground Railroad, program that took place in 2013 and the Southern Discomfort Tour with Michael Twitty. This 2011 National Council on Public History New Professional can be found talking about what it’s like to interpret slavery and the importance of its interpretation at historic sites and museums at www.interpretingslavelife.com.
Check out Nicole’s latest blog: http://www.interpretingslavelife.com/its-been-forever/
Register for the Slave Dwelling Project Conference today by following this link!http://slavedwellingproject.org/slave-dwelling-conference/