Call for Papers: 2019 Annual Meeting in Chicago

The ACHA is now accepting proposals for presentations at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Chicago. To submit, you must have an active ACHA membership. The submission deadline is April 16.

Distinguished Award for Teaching awarded Anne Klejment of the University of St. Thomas

“Why learn history?,” Klejment writes in her U.S. Catholicism syllabus, “It is time travel, transporting us from ourselves and our limited perspectives and linking us to people and societies separated by time and space.”

Rev. Gerald P. Fogarty, S.J. awarded Distinguished Award for Scholarship

Fogarty was recognized for his impressive research and catalogue of publications, which include several important books and more than 80 scholarly pieces.

Distinguished Award for Service presented to American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives at CUA

The ACHRC was honored for its promotion of Catholic scholarship, conservation, and preservation.

Register now for 2018 Spring Meeting

Register now for the Spring Conference, to be held April 12-14 at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Md. Registration deadline is April 3. Click here to register online.

President Rick Gribble pens the inaugural issue of the ACHA’s quarterly newsletter.

In Memoriam: Dr. Christopher Joseph Kauffman

Dr. Kauffman’s career in Catholic education spanned more than half a century. It saw him publish several significant histories, including the Bicentennial History of the Catholic Church in America and American Catholic Identities: A Documentary History. He died Jan. 30 at age 81.

Members have full online access to the current issue and past CHR issues. Guests can preview articles from this issue.
Summer 2016
  • The First Nunnery in Manila: The Role of Hernando de los Rios Coronel
    • John N. Crossley and Sarah E. Owens
  • What the People Want: Popular Support for Catholic Reform in the Veneto
    • Celeste McNamara
  • Marching in Step: Patriotism and the Southern Catholic Cadet Movement
    • R. Eric Platt, Melandie McGee, Amanda King
  • James Molloy and Sales of Recusant Books to the United States
    • Nicolas K. Kiessling
  • Book Review: Dissolving Royal Marriages: A Documentary History, 860-1600 by D. L. d'Avray
    • Frederik Pedersen
  • Book Review: Book Review: The Long Shadow of Vatican II: Living Faith and Negotiating Authority since the Second Vatican Council ed. by Lucas Van Rompay et al.
    • Richard Gaillardetz
Calls for papers

The CFP for the 2018 Spring Meeting is open through February 20, 2018. The CFP for the 2019 Annual Meeting in Chicago is open through April 16, 2018.

The 2019 conference will be held in Chicago. The call for papers closes April 16.
The 2018 Spring Meeting will be held April 12-15 at Mt. Saint Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Md. The call for papers is open though February 20, 2018.
Of Interest
Confernece at Boston College to be held July 11-13, 2018
Call for Papers
The June 2019 meeting will focus on the themes of commemoration, preservation, and celebration. Submission deadline is June 1, 2018.
Grant Center
The ACHA accepts applications for grants and announces recipients according to this schedule:
Applications due: March 15, 2018
Announcement: Mid/late March 2018
Applications due: April 30, 2018
Announcement: Spring 2018
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