#HiddenCatholic
Collections

Our multi-year, ongoing series exploring rare, unique, and uncommon Catholic scholarly resources.

Native American Boarding Schools & Religious Archives

A brief resource guide from Native American and Catholic archivists.

Catholic Historical Review

The CHR is the official organ of the ACHA. Members have unlimited access to the electronic version and its full archives.

Calendar Deadlines & Events

Presidential Travel Grant application deadline

Students presenting at the Annual Meeting in Philadelphia are encouraged to apply for the two available $1,000 grants.

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Cyprian Davis Prize application deadline

Established in 2020 in partnership with the Cushwa Center at the University of Notre Dame, the Davis Prize recognizes works in progress that promise to make significant contributions to the study of the Black Catholic experience.

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ACHA News & Announcements

News

ACHA Receives NEH SHARP Grant for “Native Boarding Schools, Historical Research, and Catholic Archives”

$75,000 grant will be used to foster conversation and collaboration between historians, religious archives, and Native communities.

Catholic History AnnouncementsNews

Job Opportunity: Director, Catholic Religious Archives Program at Boston College

Boston College is seeking a director for its newly established Catholic Religious Archives Program.

Catholic History AnnouncementsNews

Job Opportunity: Executive Director, COLLIS

COLLIS, an institute that aims to develop Catholic thought, culture, and community at Cornell University, is hiring for the position of executive director.

News

This Week: AHA22 Online

All this week, February 21, 24, and 26, a number of ACHA panels for the New Orleans ACHA meeting that weren’t able to present in person will be part of AHA22 Online.

Call for SubmissionsNews

Call for Papers: U.S. Catholic Historian’s ‘U.S. Catholic Historiography’ Issue

Upcoming issue will examine U.S. Catholic historiography.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2022

Awards

ACHA Announces Recipients of 2021 Awards of Distinction

Rev. Kevin P. Spicer, CSC, (distinguished scholarship); Rev. Steven Avella (distinguished teaching), and the Cushwa Center are honored for their extraordinary contribution to the field of Catholic studies.

Awards

Theresa Keeley Awarded 2021 Shea Book Prize

Keeley’s Reagan’s Gun-Toting Nuns: The Catholic Conflict Over Cold War Human Rights Policy in Central America receives the the prize that honors the book that has “made the most original and distinguished contribution to the history of the Catholic Church.”

Awards

Hannah Marcus Receives 2021 Marraro Prize

Marcus receives the book prize in Italian history for “an unexpected discovery of how the censorship process, expurgating books and licensing readers, contributed to the professionalization of medical science and practice.”

Calls for Submissions

Submission opportunities from around the field of Catholic Studies. Conferences, journals, awards, and more.

Call for SubmissionsNews

Call for Papers: U.S. Catholic Historian’s ‘U.S. Catholic Historiography’ Issue

Upcoming issue will examine U.S. Catholic historiography.

Submission deadline: November 1, 2022

Announcements in Catholic History

Job Opportunity: Director, Catholic Religious Archives Program at Boston College

Boston College is seeking a director for its newly established Catholic Religious Archives Program.

Job Opportunity: Executive Director, COLLIS

COLLIS, an institute that aims to develop Catholic thought, culture, and community at Cornell University, is hiring for the position of executive director.

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.