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CFP: American Catholic Historical Association Annual Meeting New Orleans, LA, January 6-8, 2022

Call for Papers

The American Catholic Historical Association invites submissions on any topic relevant to the study of Catholicism for its annual meeting in New Orleans, LA, January 6-8, 2022.

Submission deadline: March 16, 2021
Joint panels with AHA: February 15, 2021


Given the historical, religious, and cultural significance of the city of New Orleans, we especially encourage individual paper and panel submissions that address the following:

Webinar: The Opening of the Pius XII Archive and Holocaust Research

The American Catholic Historical Association is hosting a webinar on March 10, 2021 at 7pm. 


The Opening of the Pius XII Archive and Holocaust Research


Panelists include:

Suzanne Brown-Fleming, US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Beth A. Griech-Polelle, Pacific Lutheran University
Claire Maligot, Ecole pratique des hautes études, Paris/Institut d’études politiques, Strasbourg
Heath A. Spencer, Seattle University
Robert A. Ventresca, King’s University College at Western University, Canada


Winter 2020 issue of American Catholic Studies

The Winter 2020 issue of American Catholic Studies is now available on Project Muse https://muse.jhu.edu/journal/544.



Bailey Dick

The Catholic Worker’s Coverage of Civil Rights and Racial Justice: 1-31


Brian Gotsell

The Oregon School Case: Its Forgotten Benefactors: 33-51


Robert N. Karrer

Three Legal Architects of the Infant Pro-life Movement: Robert Byrn, John Noonan, and Charles Rice: 53-78