Notre Dame’s Cushwa Center brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to interpret the American Catholic experience.
Gender, Sex, and Power
A team of researchers are studying the history of clergy sex abuse.
History of Women Religious
Cushwa sponsors conferences and research on Catholic vowed women.
Research Grants and Awards
Apply by December 31 to one of Cushwa's five funding programs.
American Catholic Studies Newsletter
48.1 (Spring 2021)
In spring 2021, the Cushwa Center hosted events online in keeping with ongoing pandemic restrictions. Each of the public events reviewed here is available to view on the center’s YouTube channel.
University archivist Rev. Thomas Blantz, C.S.C., looking through a card catalog in the reading room of the Notre Dame Archives on the sixth floor of Memorial Library (later Hesburgh Library), February 11, 1975. Image from the University of Notre Dame Archives.…