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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.

2016 ACHA election results announced

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

Andrew D. Berns awarded 2016 Marraro Prize

The assistant professor of history at the University of South Carolina was honored for his 2015 book The Bible and Natural Philosophy in Renaissance Italy.

Rev. Marvin R. O’Connell dies

Rev. O’Connell, professor emeritus of history at the University of Notre Dame, was the ACHA’s 2013 Distinguished Scholar Award recipient. He died on Aug. 19.

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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 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
Sep. 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.