2018 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.: Download the program

The program for the 2018 Annual Meeting, to be held Jan. 4-6, is now available for download.

CUA launches ‘Chronicling the U.S. Catholic Experience in the First World War’

The online archive contains hundreds of pages of photographs, letters, scrapbooks, and other documents available free of charge.

Franz Posset presented with 2016 Koenig Prize for Catholic Biography

The independent scholar received the award at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Denver.

William Issel receives 2017 Distinguished Scholar Award

Over his three-decade career at San Francisco State University, Issel’s research has examined the complex relationships that comprise urban life in the United States, especially the West Coast.

Voting Begins in 2017 ACHA Elections

ACHA members have been e-mailed instructions for accessing the online ballot. Voting ends Sept. 19.

Graduate Research Grant Report: ‘Prayer Warriors: Crusading Piety in Rome and the Papal States, (1187-1291)’

Richard Allington reports on his manuscript research for his doctoral dissertation on the expansion of crusading spirituality and its transposition to local causes in the thirteenth-century Papal States.

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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
The next CFP will open on Oct. 1, 2017, for the 2018 Spring Meeting
Annual conference
The 2018 conference will be held in Washington, D.C. in January 2018.
The 2018 Spring Meeting will be held April 12-15 at Mt. St Mary's College in Emmitsburg, Md. The call for papers will open on Oct. 1, 2017
Of Interest
The free conference will be held at CUA in Washington on March 29, 2017, and will feature a range of scholars and archivists of the American Catholic experience and archival stewards of religious order records.
Call for Papers
Upcoming issue will address the upcoming issue will address the theme of Transatlantic Catholicism. Submission deadline is Feb. 1, 2018.
Grant Center
The ACHA accepts applications for grants and announces recipients according to this schedule:
Applications due: March 15, 2017
Announcement: Mid/late March 2017
Applications due: April 30, 2017
Announcement: Spring 2017
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Sep. 5-19
Oct. 1
Call for papers opens for 2018 Spring Meeting in Emmitsburg, Md.
Jan. 4-7
Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Apr. 12-15
ACHA Spring Meeting, Mt. St. Mary's College, Emmitsburg, Md.