Academic journal article The Catholic Historical Review

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Academic journal article The Catholic Historical Review

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Association News

The American Catholic Historical Association's spring meeting will be held on the campus of Tulane University in New Orleans on March 23-24, 2012.Tulane University and Loyola University of New Orleans are cosponsoring the meeting; cochairs of the program committee are Thomas Luongo (Tulane University) and David Moore (Loyola University). The complete program will be available online by mid-January. For registration information, visit the ACHA' s Web site, www:

The Association's next annual meeting also will be held in New Orleans on January 3-6, 2013.

The Catholic Historical Review

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Congresses, Conferences, Meetings, and Lectures

The fifth annual Antonine Tibesar OFM Lecture was delivered on November 5, 2011, at the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, California, by William Taylor, former professor of Latin American history at the University of California, Berkeley. His topic was "Placing the Cross in Colonial Mexico."

At the conference "Delirious Naples: For a Cultural, Intellectual, and Urban History of the City of the Sun," which was held at Hofstra University on November 16-18, 2011, and at the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York University, on November 19, Caroline Bruzelius (Duke University) read a paper on "The Convent of Santa Chiara between Heaven and Earth: Prayer, Politics, and Power in Late Medieval Naples," and Salvatore Napolitano (University of California, Los Angeles) read one on "The Sansevero Chapel: Art, Magic, and Masonic Ideology in 18th-century Naples."

The Accademia Ambrosiana, Classe di Studi Borromaici, held its annual Dies Academicus in Milan on November 24-25, 201 1, on the theme "Prima di Carlo Borromeo: Istituzioni, religione e società a Milano agli inizi del '500." Paolo Prodi delivered the prolusione. The papers will be published in the next volume of the Studia Borromaica, including Paul Grendler's "The Schools of Christian Doctrine, Fifteenth-Century Catechisms, and Jesuit Catechesis."

The 2012 American Conference for Irish Studies will be held on March 14-17 in the Hotel Monteleone in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Its theme will be "Erin at Home, Erin Abroad: Capturing the Irish Experience," and Christine Kinnealy, Cormac O Grada, Dan Barry, and Stephen Watt will be the plenary speakers. Details about the conference are available on its Web site, acisnola201 2. org.

The American Cusanus Society will have sessions at the Fifty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC, on March 22-24, 2012, and at the Forty-Seventh International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, on May 10-13, 2012. The society's Gettysburg Conference will be held on October 12-14, 2012, on the theme "On Christian-Muslim Dialogue Focusing on Cusanus' Cribratio alkolani and De pace fidei." For further information visit the society's Web site, cusanus/cusanus .html.

"After Constantine: Religion and Secular Power in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages" is the theme of the Thirty-Ninth Sewanee Medieval Colloquium, which will take place on March 30-31, 2012, at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. The program and other information can be viewed at the Web site

The Fourteenth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law will be held on August 5-11, 2012, at the University of St. Michael's College in Toronto. The program committee has announced the six plenary speakers. Information about the congress can be found on the Congress Web site, medieval, utoronto . …

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