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2022 Annual Meeting in New Orleans

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The Archivist’s Nook: Christopher J. Kauffman – American Catholic Historian

From the CUA University Libraries blog: Tricia Pyne takes a look at the life and scholarship of Christopher J. Kauffman, a giant in the field of Catholic studies, whose career spanned generations. After his death in 2018, the ACHA established an award in his honor, which is currently in the process of being endowed.

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Leah Mickens selected as inaugural recipient of Cyprian Davis, O.S.B., Prize

Mickens is honored for her book project in progress, In the Shadow of Ebenezer: A Black Catholic Parish in the Age of Civil Rights and Vatican II, which examines how the Our Lady of Lourdes parish in Atlanta was influenced by the religious and social change ushered in by the Second Vatican Council and the civil rights movement.

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Replay: ACHA 2021 General Business Meeting

The American Catholic Historical Association held its 2021 General Business Meeting on February 10, 2021 via Zoom. The meeting is traditionally held in person in January at the Association’s Annual Meeting. In this year of pandemic, it was held virtually.

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Announcements in Catholic History

The Archivist’s Nook: Christopher J. Kauffman – American Catholic Historian

From the CUA University Libraries blog: Tricia Pyne takes a look at the life and scholarship of Christopher J. Kauffman, a giant in the field of Catholic studies, whose career spanned generations. After his death in 2018, the ACHA established an award in his honor, which is currently in the process of being endowed.

Trailer: Revolution of The Heart: The Dorothy Day Story

A new film on Dorothy Day coming to Public Television in March 2020. This film will be featured on a panel at the November meeting of the American Academy of Religion.

‘Catholic School 1960’ Chronicles Pre-Vatican II Parochial School

A website compiled by a small team of researchers documenting a Brooklyn parochial school that the authors describe as “representative of lots of parochial schools in the years just before the Second Vatican Council.”