Registration open for 2016 Annual Meeting in Atlanta

Register now for the annual meeting and browse the program, which includes the complete schedule of presenters, panels, and events. Registration closes on Nov. 30.

Nino Zchomelidse of Johns Hopkins receives 2015 Marraro Prize

Zchomelidse receives the award for the best work in Italian history for her book Art, Ritual, and Civic Identity in Medieval Southern Italy, a “fascinating portrait of the Easter liturgical celebration in medieval southern Italy.”

Carolyn Twomey, BC Ph.D candidate, reports on ACHA-funded research

Twomey chronicles her ACHA-funded research at the Baptisteria Sacra Index, a research database of medieval baptismal fonts at the University of Toronto.

The Annual Report covers all of the ACHA’s activities. Includes reports from the President, Executive Secretary, CHR editor, and Program Committee. Accessible only to ACHA members.

Prof. Walter Melion Department of Emory University, Rev. Clyde Crews of Bellarmine University, and the Trappist monks of the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Monastery (Conyers, Ga.) are honored with awards.

Kathleen Sprows Cummings elected VP

Cummings, associate professor of American history at Notre Dame, will take office alongside two newly elected Executive Council members in 2016.

Maureen C. Miller of UC Berkeley wins Shea Book Prize

In winning the 2015 honor, Miller becomes the first two-time Shea Prize-winner in ACHA history.

Calls for papers
The 2016 Annual Meeting call for papers closed in April 2015. Acceptance notifications were e-mailed in early July.
The 2016 conference will be held in Atlanta, Ga. from Jan. 7-10.
Spring conference
Information on the 2016 spring conference will be announced shortly.
Of Interest
Conference on the Catholic Church in China to be held Oct. 9-11 in the Bay Area
Grant Center
The ACHA accepts applications for grants and announces recipients according to this schedule:
Applications due: October 1, 2015
Announcement: late October 2015
Applications due: March 15, 2016
Announcement: April 30, 2016
Applications due: March 15, 2016
Announcement: April 30, 2016
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