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U.S. Catholic Historian: New Issue on Eastern Christianity

U.S. Catholic Historian: New Issue on Eastern Christianity

Volume 32, no. 1 (Winter 2014)

Contents:

Bishop Soter Stephen Ortynsky: The First Eastern Catholic Bishop in the Western Hemisphere, Ivan Kaszczak

Becoming What We Always Were: “Conversion” of U.S. Greek Catholics to Russian Orthodoxy, 1890-1914, Joel Brady

The Liturgy and the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the United States: Change through the Decades, Mark M. Morozowich

The Maronite Church in the United States, 1854-2010, Georges T. Labaki

Calls for Papers, Renaissance Society of America Conference, Berlin, 26-28 March 2015

Women Chroniclers and Historians in the Renaissance

Renaissance women, most of them nuns, wrote histories and memoirs.  This panel will explore convent chronicles and other forms of historical writing by women during the Renaissance and Early Modern Period.  In particular we hope to highlight women whose chronicles and histories pre-date the Reformation.

Please send proposals (150-word abstracts), along with brief narrative CVs, to Kathleen Comerford, kcomerfo@georgiasouthern.edu, by May 16, 2014.

 

CFP - ACHA 2015 - Session on Catholic political participation

I am organizing a panel on Catholic political participation and Catholic citizenship for the ACHA meeting in New York in January 2015.

I am working on late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Latin American discussions of how Catholics should participate in civic life--especially as they navigate through an increasingly secular political environment.  

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