Update: January 6
Open Mic Session: Fri., Jan. 7 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM
The ACHA will sponsor a late- breaking “open mic” session from 1:30 to 3:30 PM on Friday, January 7 in the Napoleon Ballroom A3.
During a time with no other scheduled panels, this session will allow members and potential members to engage in an open and conversational discussion about research and work in Catholic Studies.
General Business Meeting to be held via Zoom on Thurs., Jan 6 at 5:15 PM
Canceled and Moved Presentations
- Panel 4: The Holocaust and Postwar Jewish-Christian Relations
- Panel 6 Catholics, the State, and the West
- Panel 7: Catholicism in Mexico
- Panel 9: Lay Catholic Women Reinterpreting Trans-Atlantic Catholicism in Nineteenth-Century Latin America
- Panel 10: The ‘Neo-African Vatican”: New Orleans, the Global Crossroads of Catholicism and Voodoo
- Panel 14: Postwar American Catholicism
- Panel 16: Disability and Catholic Imagination
- Panel 17: Presidential Roundtable: New Directions in African American Catholic Women’s History
- Panel 18: Marian Politics
- Panel 19: Reproductive Health, Power, and American Catholicism
- Panel 20: An Anti-Protestant “International”: Strategies, Networks, and Actors of Transnational Catholic Anti-Protestantism
- Panel 21: Christianity, World, Religions, and the CIA: A Conversation on Michael Graziono’s Errand into the Wilderness of Mirrors
- Panel 26: (AHA #160) Religion, Collaboration, and Resistance during the Second World War
- Panel 30: Catholic eBay
- Panel 33: Hidden Catholic Collections: Revealing Underused Collections in Catholic Archives
- Panel 34: (AHA #234) Radical Politics, Religious Mission, and (Female) Community: American Catholic Women’s Activism in the Postwar Era
- “Subtle Subversion: The Sioux Catholic Congress and the Preservation of the Lakota Tiospaye,” Paul G. Monson, Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology moved to Panel 15 Usable Past Part 1, 11:30-1:00 PM, Friday, January 7
- Jason, Steidl, St. Joseph College, “George Hyde and the Eucharistic Catholic Church: The Origins of LGBTQ Catholic Ministry in the US,” moved to Panel 28: Restructuring the Parish in the Post-Vatican II, Post-Civil Rights Era, 9:30-11:00 AM, Saturday, January 8
- Eileen Groth Lyon, State University of New York at Fredonia, “Faith, Identity, and Community—Rosaries in the Nazi Concentration Camps,” moved to Panel 36: Modern Challenges, 4:30-6:00 PM, Saturday, January 8
Update: January 3
From ACHA Executive Treasurer Charles Strauss
- the tour of Black Catholic New Orleans and subsequent panel at Xavier University of Louisiana on Thursday morning continues as planned. We have 30 signed up at the moment but have room for about 20 more. The bus departs the Sheraton at 7:30 AM on Thursday and returns by 1:00 PM. If you are interested, please e-mail me;
- the book series launch sponsored by Fordham University Press planned for Thursday night has been canceled;
- the Executive Council Meeting and the General Business Meeting will be held on Zoom only. The link to these meetings will be posted on the ACHA website and distributed by e-mail and social media in the coming days. Documents related to these meetings will also be posted on the website.
- the Presidential Luncheon (Saturday at 12 Noon at Antoine’s), ACHA Mass (Saturday at 6:00 PM at Our Lady of Guadalupe), and ACHA Social (Saturday at 7:30 PM in the Sheraton Napoleon Ballroom) remain as planned. We will have about 50 members and guests at each of these. Good food, open bar, and “Vintage Catholic Door Prizes” await at the ACHA Social. Transportation is on your own to these three events.
The ACHA, in keeping with policies of the American Historical Association, will follow all COVID-19 protocols for the safety of all participants. This includes requiring proof of vaccination from all meeting attendees.