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.
Funds will support travel to the University of Notre Dame Archives as well as research sites in Baltimore, New Orleans, Dublin, and Rome.
The Program Committee for the 11th Triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious welcomes paper proposals (deadline: June 1, 2018).
Michael Skaggs revisits a November 2017 discussion of O’Gorman’s Catholicism and American Borders in the Gothic Literary Imagination (Notre Dame Press, 2017).
The Cushwa Center has launched the Mother Theodore Guerin Research Grant Program.
Ciciliot is at Notre Dame researching the North American origins and global influence of the Catholic charismatic movement.
Benjamin Wetzel reviews Richard White's The Republic for Which it Stands.