Call for Papers: ASCH-ACHA Spring Meeting in Berkeley

The Program Committee invites members and other interested scholars to submit paper and session proposals for the meeting to be held April 6-9, 2017.

William Issel of San Francisco State University, Jeffery Burns of the Franciscan School of Theology, and the U.S. National Park Service will be honored at the ACHA Annual Meeting in January.

Franz Posset awarded 2016 Koenig Prize

Franz Posset, a scholar noted for his work in Reform history, has been awarded the 2016 Harry C. Koenig Prize in Catholic Biography for his work Johann Reuchlin (1455-1522). A Theological Biography.

The Harry C. Koenig prize for Catholic Biography to be expanded to include an award for a scholarly article.

Registration for the meeting, held jointly with the American Society of Church History, will open in mid-January

Riedel, a visiting assistant professor of history at Boston College, is honored for his 2016 article entitled “Praising God Together: Monastic Reformers and Laypeople in Tenth-Century Winchester.”

2016 ACHA election results announced

Richard Gribble is elected vice president; David Endres and Martin Menke will join the Executive Council.

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 call for papers for the 2018 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC will be announced in January 2017.
The 2017 conference will be held in Devner from Jan. 5-8, 2017
The 2017 Spring Meeting will be held Apr. 6-9 in Berkeley, Calif. Submission deadline: Jan. 20.
Of Interest
Visit major Catholic communities in Hong Kong, Xi’an, Tianjin, Hebei Province and Beijing with the U.S. Catholic China Bureau. Registration deadline is Feb. 1, 2017
Mellon Fellowships, offered by The Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in Toronto, are intended for young medievalists. Fellowships are valued at approximately $40,000 CDN.
Call for Papers
Upcoming issue will address the relationship of Protestants and Catholics in the United States. Submission deadline is February 1, 2017.
Grant Center
The ACHA accepts applications for grants and announces recipients according to this schedule:
Applications due: September 30, 2016
Announcement: October 2016
Applications due: Spring 2017 (date TBA)
Announcement: Spring 2017 (date TBA)
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CalendarACHA events and deadlines
Early Jan.
Call for papers opens for 2018 Annual Meeting
Apr. 15
Deadline for paper and panel submissions for 2018 annual meeting
Apr. 30
Submission deadline for Koenig Journal Prize
May 10
DC2018 paper and panel acceptance/rejection notifications sent out
June 15
Submission deadline for Shea Prize