Candidates announced for 2016 ACHA elections

Meet the candidates running for office in the ACHA elections next month. Read candidate statements and browse their CVs. Online balloting opens September 5.

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 Harvard Ph.D candidate researched the “hitherto neglected text of The Life of the Virgin and of Christ, [which] enjoyed widespread popularity in Italy in the early Renaissance.”

Katya Mouris, ACHA grant-recipient, recounts research in Germany

The CUA doctoral student traveled to Nuremberg to research the German nun Caritas Pirckheimer (1467-1532).

Johnna L. Sturgeon reports on research in Munich

Sturgeon, a Ph.D. candidate at Northwestern University, applied an ACHA grant toward travel to Germany, where her research explored Portuguese theologian Andreas de Escobar.

Michael Skaggs reports on ACHA-financed research in Cincinnati

The Notre Dame student’s dissertation research, covering several topics, took him to several archives in Cincinnati.

George A. Klaeren reports on ACHA-funded graduate research

The University of Kansas graduate student in history conducted research in Mexico.

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Spring 2015
  • Praising God Together: Monastic Reformers and Laypeople in Tenth-Century Winchester
    • Christopher Riedel
  • The Jesuits, Mary, and Joseph: The Catholic Workers’ College, Dublin, 1951–66
    • David Limond
  • "A Decision that Spits in the Face of Our History": Catholics and the Midcentury Fight Over Public Prayer and Bible Reading
    • Kathleen Holscher
  • Book Review: Cristiani entro e oltre gli Imperi: Saggi su Terre e Chiese d’Oriente by Giorgio Fedalto
    • Ronald G. Roberson C.S.P.
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: 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
Sept. 5
Electronic balloting for 2016 elections begin
Sept. 10
Registration for Denver 2017 begins
Sept. 19
Electronic balloting ends
Sept. 30
Graduate Student Travel Grant application deadline
Nov. 10
Last day to order paper copy of Denver 2017 program
Dec. 15
Last day to register for Denver 2017
Jan. 1
Call for papers opens for 2018 Annual Meeting
Apr. 6-9
Spring Meeting, Berkeley, Calif.