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.
For the 2017 Hibernian Lecture, Ian McBride shared new sources and insights on both immediate and long-term effects of Ireland's penal laws.
Benjamin Wetzel revisits the 2017 Cushwa Center Lecture by Rev. Thomas Blantz, C.S.C.
Billy Korinko (University of Kentucky) received travel grant funds supporting dissertation research on discourse related to race, gender, and sexuality in mid-twentieth-century American Catholic media.
Guillerm received a Research Travel Grant in 2017 to study the intersection of French Catholicism, state building, and popular devotion in the early republic.
The fall 2017 Seminar in American Religion discussed Ulrich’s A House Full of Females.
Rev. Thomas Blantz, C.S.C., professor of history emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the 2017 Cushwa Center Lecture on Nov. 3 (Friday), at 2 p.m. in McKenna Hall Auditorium.