The Cushwa Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the Center's annual grants.
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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The Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism and the Conference on the History of Women Religious are pleased to announce an upcoming international symposium, “'Too Small a World': Catholic Sisters as Global Missionaries" scheduled for April 6-8, 2017, at the University of Notre Dame. …
Jennifer Callaghan is a doctoral candidate in religious studies at Northwestern University. She received a 2015 Research Travel Grant from the Cushwa Center to support archival research for her dissertation, “Critical Mass: The Fall and Rise of Latin in the Long U.S. Catholic Liturgical Moment.”
Cushwa Center Lecture: "Beyond the Catholic Ghetto: Integrating Catholicism and Modern American History"
Thomas J. Sugrue, professor of social and cultural analysis and history at New York University, will present the annual Cushwa Center Lecture, titled "Catholicism in 20th-Century America."
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.
Lynch, a funeral director, is the author of five collections of poems and four books of essays. His work has been the subject of two film documentaries: PBS Frontline…
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).