Merinda Simmons

By appointment

REL 415.001 Religion in the American South

Using the UA campus as its own case study, this course will focus on how notions of “the past” come to be invented in different ways for different social purposes. Along with learning about various traditions that find their homes in the region, students will tackle analytical classifications and contestations of “the South” as an identifiable geographical and cultural space. W

T, R | 9:30-10:45

MA 210

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McPherson, Tara
Reconstructing Dixie
Duke University Press, 2003

Bone, Martyn
Creating and Consuming the American South
University Press of Florida, 2015

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