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.
John McGreevy revisits the Cushwa Center’s April 2019 conference, Global History and Catholicism.
Rose Luminiello (University of Aberdeen) will conduct archival research for the project, “Irish Religious Women in the Anglophone World, 1840–1950.”
Cajka discusses his research and teaching from the past two year, his book project, and the year ahead, when he’ll join Notre Dame’s Department of American Studies as visiting assistant professor.
In new research, Kathleen Sprows Cummings chronicles how canonization, or the intricate process of naming someone a saint, prompted a minority religious group to define, defend and celebrate its American identity.
Maggie Elmore explores the history of advocacy services sponsored by the Catholic Church since the 1920s on behalf of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Patricia Wittberg, S.C., offers sociological perspective on the preservation of religious congregations' archival collections as many communities anticipate downsizing, mergers, or completion in the years ahead.
Peter Cajka reviews Karen Johnson's One in Christ: Chicago Catholics and the Quest for Interracial Justice.
Ryan P. Murphy (Chestnut Hill College) reflects on his research and teaching on American Catholic women religious.
In 2019, the Cushwa Center is providing grants and awards to 19 scholars for a variety of research projects.
On November 7, 2019, Father Clarence Williams, C.PP.S., spoke at Rare Books and Special Collections in Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library, reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus.
The fall 2018 Seminar in American Religion featured Hollinger's Protestants Abroad.
In October 2018, R. Marie Griffith delivered the annual Cushwa Center Lecture on the ways that sex, gender, and religion have divided 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.