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The Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism brings together scholars from history, theology, women’€™s studies, sociology, religious studies, American studies, and English to interpret the American Catholic experience.


The Spring 2016 American Catholic Studies Newsletter is now available. Learn more >>

Center News

Video of the 2016 Cushwa Center Lecture by Tom Sugrue now online

Thomas J. Sugrue, professor of social and cultural analysis and history at New York University, delivered the annual Cushwa Center Lecture, entitled "Beyond the Catholic Ghetto: Integrating Catholicism and Modern American History" on April 28, 2016.

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Upcoming Events

Shoulder & Shovelwork: Dead Poets and Eschatologies


Author and poet Thomas Lynch will present the annual Hibernian Lecture. His lecture will center around the poetry and recent deaths of Dennis O'Driscoll and Seamus Heaney.

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