American Catholic Studies Newsletter | Spring 2018

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vol. 45  |  no. 1


From the director

Lecture and panel  |  Land O'Lakes and its legacy

Hibernian Lecture  |  Catholics under the penal laws

Seminar in American Religion  |  Laurel Thatcher Ulrich on polygamy, women’s rights, and Mormonism

Cushwa Center Lecture  |  John A. Zahm, Notre Dame's "1.5 founder"

Feature story

Conversations and conversions: The Bob Pelton interviews
By Peter Cajka

News and announcements

Friends of Cushwa news and notes

Staff updates at the Cushwa Center

Research funding for Catholic women’s history

Center inaugurates Rome Advisory Committee

In memoriam

2018 grants and awards

Five questions with Valentina Ciciliot

Call for papers: Global History and Catholicism

History of Women Religious

The Irish Dames: A history of Kylemore Abbey’s Benedictine nuns from Ypres, Belgium, to Western Ireland

Why I study women religious
By Marie Marmo Mullaney

Call for papers: 11th Triennial CHWR

American Catholic Women Religious: Radicalized by Mission
Donna Maria Moses  |  Review by Margaret M. McGuinness

HWR news and notes

Archives report

New collections at the University of Notre Dame Archives
By Kevin Cawley

Book review

The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865–1896
Richard White  |  Review by Benjamin Wetzel

Recent publications of interest

Books and journal articles