Upcoming Events

Wed Mar 8, 2017

Thu Mar 9, 2017

A Symposium Honoring Thomas Kselman


Location: Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

Colleagues, friends, and former doctoral students gather to celebrate the career of Thomas Kselman, professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. The program features panel discussions with participants revisiting and appreciating his scholarship as well as expressing their regard for Tom as a colleague and mentor. This event is sponsored by the History Department

Wed Mar 29, 2017

Rebecca McKenna Book Launch


Location: Morris Inn

Join the History Department as we celebrate Rebecca McKenna on the launch of her new book, American Imperial Pastoral: The Architecture of US Colonialism in the Philippines (University of Chicago, 2017).…

Mon Apr 10, 2017

Screening: "An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story"


Location: 101 DeBartolo

Reinhold Niebuhr’s “Serenity Prayer” remains one of the most quoted writings in American literature. Yet Niebuhr’s impact was far greater, as presidents and civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. often turned to Niebuhr’s writings for guidance and inspiration on the most volatile political and social issues of the 20th Century. Niebuhr rose from a small Midwest church pulpit to become the nation’s moral voice — an American conscience — during some of the most defining moments in American history. Rich in archival material, the documentary includes interviews with former President Jimmy Carter, Civil Rights leader Andrew Young, New York Times writer David Brooks, author Susannah Heschel and a host of internationally recognized historians and theologians.…