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 on Jesuit Studies.


Schmidt’s essay, published by the Institute of Jesuit Sources, is available in open access at the Portal to Jesuit Studies.


The Curran Center is also hosting a lecture by Schmidt in September 2021.