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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.


American Catholic Studies Newsletter

Video of Ron Hansen's talk, "Seeing into the Middle of Things: On Being a Catholic Writer"



The American Catholic Studies Newsletter

Download the full Spring 2014 issue


Lead Story

A Canvas of Light: Tracing the Artistic Vision of Thomas O’Shaughnessy
by Ellen Skerrett

Recap of Recent Events

Cushwa Center Lecture: John L. Allen, Jr. on the Rise of the Global Church and What that Means for U.S. Catholics

Seminar in American Religion: Sarah Osborn’s World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America by Catherine A. Brekus

Seminar in American Religion: The Death and Afterlife of the North American Martyrs by Emma Anderson

Hibernian Lecture: the Irish Way: Becoming American in a Multiethnic City by James R. Barrett

Four Questions: Una Cadegan on All Good Books Are Catholic Books

Cushwa Center Announcements

2014 Research Travel Grant Awards

Publications and Awards

Archives Report

University of Notre Dame Archives: New Collections in 2013

History of Women Religious

HWR Announcements

Ninth Triennial Conference Recap

Upcoming Events of Interest

Book Review

The Spirit’s Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics by Mary Ellen Konieczny
Reviewed by Patricia Wittberg

Recent Publications of Interest
Upcoming Cushwa Center Events

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