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“Regulations for Our Black People”: Reconstructing the Experiences of Enslaved People in the United States through Jesuit Records, by Kelly L. Schmidt

“Regulations for Our Black People”: Reconstructing the Experiences of Enslaved People in the United States through Jesuit Records Kelly L. Schmidt Loyola University Chicago Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.12 In the Jesuit Archives and Research Center in Saint Louis, Missouri, there are only two folders labeled “Slaves, Slavery.” One is housed in the […]

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August 2021: Schmidt Wins Curran Center Prize for Symposium Essay

The Curran Center for American Catholic Studies has awarded its second annual New Scholar Essay Prize for Catholic Studies in the Americas to Kelly L. Schmidt for her essay “‘Regulations for Our Black People’: Reconstructing the Experiences of Enslaved People in the United States through Jesuit Records.” Schmidt’s essay was based on her presentation at the 2019 International Symposium

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Jesuit Science in America: The Bulletin of the American Association of Jesuit Scientists (1922–66), by Francisco Malta Romeiras

Jesuit Science in America: The Bulletin of the American Association of Jesuit Scientists (1922–66)   Francisco Malta Romeiras Universidade de Lisboa   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.24     Introduction In August 1922, a group of teachers from East Coast colleges and universities established the American Association of Jesuit Scientists. Although it was

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The Materiality of Catholic Resistance in Sources for the English Jesuit Mission, by Aislinn Muller

The Materiality of Catholic Resistance in Sources for the English Jesuit Mission   Aislinn Muller Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.21     The Society of Jesus played a critical role in preserving the material culture of English Catholicism, which came under assault following the Reformation of the

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From Tintype to Twitter: Photography at the Irish Jesuit Archives, by Damien Burke

From Tintype to Twitter: Photography at the Irish Jesuit Archives[1]   Damien Burke Irish Archives of the Society of Jesus   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.09     Introduction Photographs are fragile objects: physically, they are easily torn, discolored, and mislaid; digitally, the advent of smartphones with the maelstrom of social media means

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Engaging Sources (2019)

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies hosted its fifth annual International Symposium on Jesuit Studies in June 2019 at Boston College. The theme for the event was “Engaging Sources: The Tradition and Future of Collecting History in the Society of Jesus.” The keynote address was delivered by Simon Ditchfield of York University. The program featured

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December 2020: Call for Papers — “Hopkins and His Environments” Virtual Conference

The organizing committee of “Hopkins and His Environments,” a virtual conference to be held in June 2021, has released a call for papers on the environments in which Gerard Manley Hopkins worked: “natural, textual, aesthetic, political, theological, Jesuitical, and social.”   The deadline for proposals is January 25, 2021.   The full call for the

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January 2020: Jesuit Studies Presentations at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting

The 134th annual meeting of the American Historical Association (January 3–6 in New York, NY) features the following panels and presentations, among others, related to the field of Jesuit Studies:   Panel: Transnational Ties of Jesuits in the United States (link) Chair: Kelly L. Schmidt, Loyola University Chicago Papers: “Reclaiming Catholics: The Image of the

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July 2019: The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits Now Available in Print

Edited by Ines G. Županov, The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits is now available in print. The 40 chapters were previously only available online. Bibliographical citations for the book and the chapters are included within the Jesuit Online Bibliography.   By focusing on the Jesuits, “one of the first institutions with a truly ‘global’ reach, in practice

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June 2019: Program for 2019 International Symposium on Jesuit Studies, “Engaging Sources: The Tradition and Future of Collecting History in the Society of Jesus”

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies is pleased to announce the program for its 2019 International Symposium on Jesuit Studies. This event will be the institute’s fifth annual gathering of scholars from around the globe. It will be hosted at Boston College. The event has previously taken place in Boston, Nairobi, and Seville.   This

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