9. Remember the Ala-what-now?
K. Merinda Simmons [+]
University of Alabama
K. Merinda Simmons is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama, and author of Changing the Subject: Writing Women across the African Diaspora (Ohio State University Press, 2014). She focuses in her teaching and research on identi- cations of race, gender, and religion in the Caribbean and the American South.
What and how we remember appear to say way more about the person or people remembering than they do about the supposed “thing itself” being remembered.