Due to an unfortunate turn of events, this conference has been postponed.
Please note that the Cushwa Center's Seminar in American Religion will still be held as planned, March 31 - April 1. If you had registered for the conference and/or seminar and still plan to attend the seminar, please fill out this registration form to confirm your attendance.
Notre Dame's conference honoring Mark Noll has been postponed, but the Cushwa Center's Seminar in American Religion will still be held as planned, March 31 - April 1. The Saturday morning seminar is free and open to the public, but if you had registered for the conference and/or seminar, please fill out this registration form to update your registration and help our planning.
Location: McKenna Hall, Notre Dame Conference Center
This international symposium gathers scholars to investigate the transnational work and shifting identities of Catholic sisters as global missionaries, asking how the study of these border-crossing women, organized into multinational structures, can help all historians enter into the global history of Catholicism.
Mary Johnson, S.N.D. de N., will deliver a lecture entitled "The Past is Truly Prologue: International Sisters in the U.S. Today," on April 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the McKenna Hall Auditorium.
Johnson, distinguished professor of sociology and religious studies at Trinity Washington University, is the lead researcher for "International Sisters in the United States," a study of 4,000 internationally-born religious sisters co-sponsored by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) and the GHR Foundation.
Kyle Roberts (Loyola University Chicago) will offer a public talk exploring the ways in which new digital humanities projects, such as the Jesuit Libraries Provenance Project (jesuitlibrariesprovenanceproject.com), have allowed us to recover the central importance of print to American Catholics in the 19th century.
"Brokers, Fixers, and Traffickers across Three Empires: the Niche Activities of the Irish Clerical Diaspora, 1550–1815"
Thomas O'Connor of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, will deliver this keynote address for the Cushwa Center's international conference, North Atlantic Catholic Communities in Rome, 1622–1939, scheduled for 5–7 June 2017.