Reflections on the Fall 2018 term, another gratifying semester with enthusiastic and inquisitive students.
Kiki may be Elvis Presley’s most devoted fan, having moved to Memphis in 1985 from Greece to care for The King’s grave.
Is Elvis a religion? Students explore this and other questions, including whether Elvis really left the building, or is he still with us in ways we never imagined?
Contemplating the legacy of Nathan Bedford Forrest at his grave beneath the remains of a Confederate monument in a Memphis park.
The Memphis Interfaith Coalition for Action and Hope (MICAH) brings together a diverse and passionate crowd of citizens committed to tackling the city’s most pressing challenges.
Reflections on the Women’s March of January 21, 2107, in Memphis, Tennessee. Will we begin to live differently, relate differently, adopt new perspectives and values because we marched?
The difference between pilgrims and tourists is a perennial question. The best answer I have found came from a conversation with Peter Brown.
The remarkable spectacle of a summer sunset over the Mississippi River. (Photo by T.S. Bremer, 2006)
Review of Last Train to Memphis, the first volume of Peter Guralnick’s 2-volume biography of Elvis Presley.