Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Elvis and Faith

Professor Charles Reagan Wilson will be giving a lecture on Elvis and Faith at SDU;

7 February from 14:15 to 15:15 in auditorium U42.

Charles Reagan Wilson is the director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. A professor of history and Southern studies, he earned his B.A. and M.A. at the University of Texas in El Paso and his Ph.D. at the University of Texas in Austin. His books on Southern religious and cultural history include Judgment and Grace in Dixie: Southern Faiths from Faulkner to Elvis (1995) and Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1868-1920 (1980). In addition, he edited The New Regionalism (1997) and Religion in the South (1985), and co-edited Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (1989) and Religion and the American Civil War (1998).