Historian to Speak at WBC

Historian and author Dr. Calvin White, Jr., will present “Reconstruction, Reformation, and the Roots of the Church of God in Christ” at WBC on Thursday, October 26 at 7p.m.  The lecture will take place in the Eagle Coffeehouse & Grill of WBC’s Mabee Student Center.

White is chair of the Department of History at the University of Arkansas.  He is a native Arkansan, raised in Stuttgart, and attended the University of Central Arkansas where he received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history.  He completed his Ph. D. at the University of Mississippi in 2007.

He is a published author, with his most recent book “The Rise to Responsibility: Race, Religion and the Church of God in Christ,” which was released in 2012.  The book was one of the 2014 winners of the “Choice” Outstanding Academic Title awards.

White is also the recipient of several national fellowships and awards, including Fulbright Master Teacher and Fulbright Master Advisor awards.

White’s lecture is presented as part of the WBC Lecture-Concert Series.

Williams is a Christian, liberal arts college in Walnut Ridge, Ark.  It will formally become Williams Baptist University in July of 2018.