15. The Way We Were…?
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.
K. Merinda Simmons considers how nostalgia sells, and the truth of what we are actually remembering.