Oxford received a Research Travel Grant in 2019 for research contributing to his dissertation.
Catherine O'Donnell offers a review essay on the recently published, two-volume Philippine Duchesne: Pioneer on the American Frontier (1769–1852).
Read updates from our network.
Patrick Hayes surveys recent acquisitions at the Redemptorist Archives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Timothy Neary (Salve Regina University) reviews Lizabeth Cohen's book on the life and work of Ed Logue.
Luca Codignola and Rose Luminiello review three Cushwa events in Rome held in November.
In 2020, the Cushwa Center is providing grants and awards to 20 scholars for a variety of research projects.
Kelly Schmidt (Loyola University Chicago) received a grant from Cushwa in 2019 to support archival research for her dissertation. Philip Byers caught up with Kelly in the fall to discuss the project.
Cushwa research fellow Philip Byers revisits events featured at the center from September to November 2019.
Philip Byers discusses why the role of external money in organized religion deserves some focused attention, and why Notre Dame is the right place for anyone interested in American religious history.
Conor Donnan (University of Pennsylvania) received a Hibernian Research Award in 2019 for his dissertation, “An ‘Empire of Liberty?’ Irish Immigrants, Native Americans, and American Imperialism in the Trans-Mississippi West between 1841 and 1924.”
Jerry Barca revisits the research for and public reception of a 2019 documentary film on Notre Dame's longest serving president.
Read updates from our network, including details on a dissertation fellowship and a new essay prize in American Catholic studies.
Notre Dame's Rome Global Gateway is hosting researcher Rose Luminiello during the academic year 2019–2020.
As digital collections proliferate in and beyond institutional repositories, Kevin Cawley considers the changing use of the word "archives" in light of the purposes and standards of professional archivists' work.
Cossen received a 2019 Research Travel Grant for a project examining devotional practices and spirituality among Catholic soldiers in the Civil War.
The Cushwa Center invites applications for a 2020–2021 Postdoctoral Research Associate.
Ann Little discusses her research and writing with Ted Fox for "With a Side of Knowledge," a podcast produced by the Office of the Provost at the University of Notre Dame.
Maggie Elmore summarizes the Cushwa Center’s spring 2019 Seminar in American Religion.
Eileen Markey reflects on the study of women religious and the process of writing her 2016 book, A Radical Faith.