The Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism has named five inaugural recipients of the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Research Travel Grant program, a initiative created to support projects that consider the legacy of Father Hesburgh, late president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame.…
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.
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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.
The Cushwa Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the Center's annual grants.
RGG Research in Progress - Roman Sources for the American Catholicism: New Findings from the Archives
Matteo Binasco joined the Cushwa Center in 2014. He is a postdoc fellow at the Rome Global Gateway, where he is responsible for compiling a guide to the Roman sources related to American Catholicism from 1763 to 1939.
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.
This symposium honors the work of theologian Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ and celebrates two recent events: the acquisition of Johnson's papers by the University of Notre Dame Archives and the publication of Heidi Schlumpf's biography Elizabeth Johnson: Questing for God (Liturgical Press, 2016).