Annual Meeting Travel Grants
Two $1,000 grants are available for students presenting at the 2022 Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Application deadline is September 1.

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Our appeal for contributions to fund our grant programs in this extraordinary time.

2022 Annual Meeting in New Orleans

Our 2022 Annual Meeting will be held in person in New Orleans January 6-8, 2022.

Catholic Historical Review

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

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ACHA News & Announcements


ACHA Statement on the Discovery of Unmarked Graves at Canadian Residential Schools

The ACHA has issued a statement on the recent discovery of unmarked graves at Canadian residential schools located on First Nations lands in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

From the PresidentNews

ACHA Newsletter: Summer 2021

After a year like no other, we look forward to a season away from our Zoom screens as we tip-toe toward face-to-face teaching, collaboration, and meetings.


Summer Research and Writing Grant Recipients Announced

Haley Bowen, Madeline Gambino, Sofia Maurette, and Brian Mueller received funding for their promising works in progress.

Calls for Submissions

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

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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.”