Peter Cajka, Doctoral Candidate at Boston College, Appointed to Executive Council

Cajka, a doctoral candidate at Boston College, is the first Graduate Student Representative to the Executive Council.

Walter S. Melion of Emory receives Distinguished Scholar Award

The Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Art History received the award at the ACHA’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta.

The longtime Bellarmine University professor was honored at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Atlanta.

Trappists receive Distinguished Service to Catholic Studies Award

The Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance, better known as the Trappists, were honored at the 2016 ACHA Annual Meeting with the Distinguished Service to Catholic Studies Award.

Executive Secretary and Treasurer meets Pope Francis

R. Bentley Anderson meets the pontiff during a research trip to Rome.

ACHA President Liam Matthew Brockey shares his plans for the Association during his 2016 term.

A detailed look at the Association’s work and operations, covering awards, elections, finances, and the Catholic Historical Review.

Calls for papers
The call for papers for the 2017 Annual Meeting closed on April 18, 2016. Acceptance notifications will be sent this spring.
The 2017 conference will be held in Devner from Jan. 5-8, 2017
Spring conference
The ACHA will not be hosting a spring conference in 2016.
Of Interest
Academy of American Franciscan History hosts conference in Washington, DC October 21-22, 2016.
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: Fall 2016 (date TBA)
Announcement: Fall 2016 (date TBA)
Applications due: March 15, 2016
Announcement: April 30, 2016
Applications due: March 15, 2016
Announcement: April 30, 2016
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