In October 2018, R. Marie Griffith delivered the annual Cushwa Center Lecture on the ways that sex, gender, and religion have fractured American society since the 1920s.
O'Donnell delivered the annual Hibernian Lecture in September 2018.
Akande (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) received a Research Travel Grant to visit the Notre Dame Archives for research for his dissertation.
Gabrielle Guillerm reviews Ann M. Little's The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright.
Carolyn Osiek, R.S.C.J., explains the process of preparing the complete writings of Philippine Duchesne for publication.
Benjamin J. Wetzel and Kathryn Rose Sawyer revisit the spring 2018 conference Enduring Trends and New Directions, in light of the intellectual legacy of Mark Noll and several of his colleagues.
Margaret McGuinness revisits Pedagogy of Peace, a March 2018 symposium in Ireland sponsored by the Cushwa Center.
Catherine R. Osborne reviews Matthew J. Cressler's Authentically Black and Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration
Medina-Rivera visited the Notre Dame Archives in June 2018 to research Spanish language usage in the U.S. Catholic Church during the 20th century.
Guasco received a 2018 Hesburgh Research Travel Grant to study Father Hesburgh’s leadership in the early years of the Tantur Ecumenical Institute.
Research Travel Grant recipient Gabriela Perez recently visited the Notre Dame Archives to study the life and work of Archbishop Patricio Flores.
This year, funds will support travel to research sites throughout the Midwestern United States as well as Valence, France; Madrid, Spain; and the Tiwi Islands off the northern coast of Australia.
Ben discusses his research and teaching from the past year, the process of writing religious biography, and advice for postdocs. He will join Taylor University in August as assistant professor of history.
Peter Cajka and Maggie Elmore are the Cushwa Center’s postdoctoral research associates for 2018–2019.
The spring 2018 Seminar in American Religion featured Weisenfeld’s New World A-Coming.
Peter Cajka reflects on five interviews he conducted with Father Bob Pelton, C.S.C., from October 2017 to January 2018.
Jack Rooney explores the history of the Benedictine community at Kylemore Abbey in Ireland.
For the forthcoming spring issue of the American Catholic Studies Newsletter, Marie Mullaney (professor of history at Caldwell University) reflects on her research and teaching on American Catholic women religious.
The Cushwa Center is accepting applications for a 2018–2019 postdoctoral fellowship.
Proposals are due June 1, 2018, for this 2019 conference exploring intersections between global history and the history of the Roman Catholic Church.