Mon Sep 30, 2013
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Location TBA
John L. Allen, Jr., Vatican expert, author, and journalist, will be speaking on the topic of his 2012 book, The Future Church: How Ten Trends Are Revolutionizing the Catholic Church.
Allen is senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter…
Fri Nov 1, 2013
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Location TBA
James R. Barrett, professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present this year's Hibernian Lecture on the topic of his book, The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City…
Sat Nov 16, 2013
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall
The Death and Afterlife of the North American Martyrs (Harvard University Press, 2013)
Emma Anderson will speak about her new book, which explores the history of devotion to eight Jesuit missionaries slain by native people during the 1640s. This book examines how these violent encounters were understood by the missionaries, their native slayers, and those native Catholics who, although they died alongside the “Jesuit martyrs,” have yet to receive comparable recognition as martyrs by the Catholic Church.…
Thu Apr 24, 2014
All Day Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall
This international conference is the culmination of a major research project designed to produce the first comparative, international, lived history of Catholicism in the Vatican II era.
In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the opening and closing of the Second Vatican Council, the Cushwa Center enlisted researchers to write close-grained local social histories of the immediate Council era and its aftermath in fifteen select dioceses spanning every continent.…