Year: 2019

“Quill and Cross in the Borderlands” wins Honorable Mention for the Thomas J. Lyon Award

Anna M. Nogar’s book, Quill and Cross in the Borderlands: Sor María de Ágreda and the Lady in Blue, 1628 to the Present, received an Honorable Mention for the Thomas J. Lyon Award at the Western Literature Association’s annual conference in September. This award honors books that are outstanding scholarly studies on the literature and culture of the American […]

Esteemed editor Charles “Chuck” L. Van Hof passes away

The University of Notre Dame Press is saddened to share the news of the passing of our friend and colleague, retired senior acquisitions editor Charles “Chuck” L. Van Hof, of Crystal Lake, Illinois. Chuck came to Notre Dame Press in 2004 from Wm. B. Eerdmans, where he was employed for twenty-four years as managing editor and later […]

New “Contending Modernities” book series is launched

The University of Notre Dame Press is collaborating with the Contending Modernities initiative at the university to launch a new book series. Engaging with multiple disciplines, the Contending Modernities Series seeks to generate new knowledge and greater understanding of the ways religious tradition and secular facts encounter and engage with each other in our modern world. The series is edited by […]

Hammes Bookstore to host book signing for “The Glory and the Burden”

On September 27, 2019, at 1:30PM, Robert Schmuhl will be at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore to sign copies of his new book, The Glory and the Burden: The American Presidency from FDR to Trump. Schmuhl is the author of eight previous books with the University of Notre Dame Press. This book—a timely examination of the state of the American presidency and the forces […]

Book Launch for “Faith and Science at Notre Dame” by John Slattery

On September 26, 2019, at 4:30PM, the History and Philosophy of Science Program and Notre Dame Press will co-host a book launch for Faith and Science at Notre Dame: John Zahm, Evolution, and the Catholic Church by John Slattery. The event will be held in Foley’s Room inside O’Neil Hall at the University of Notre Dame. In Faith and Science at Notre Dame, John P. Slattery (ND […]

Hammes Bookstore to host book talk for “Soldiers of the Cross”

On September 24, 2019, at 7PM, Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore will hold a book talk by William Kurtz on the recently published book Soldiers of the Cross, the Authoritative Text: The Heroism of Catholic Chaplains and Sisters in the American Civil War by David Power Conyngham. The event is co-hosted by the University of Notre Dame Press and the Cushwa Center for […]

New book charts the rise and fall of John Zahm, C.S.C., vice president of Notre Dame

In this recently published book, Faith and Science at Notre Dame: John Zahm, Evolution, and the Catholic Church, John P. Slattery (ND ’17 Ph.D.) tells a new and fuller story of the Reverend John Augustine Zahm, C.S.C., (1851–1921) and his quest to prove the compatibility of late nineteenth-century evolutionary science and Roman Catholicism. Zahm was a […]

Notre Dame Professor’s Book looks at American Presidency

Robert Schmuhl, the Walter H. Annenberg-Edmund P. Joyce Chair Emeritus in American Studies and Journalism at the University of Notre Dame, is the author or editor of fifteen books. In his newest offering, The Glory and the Burden: The American Presidency from FDR to Trump, which will be published on September 15, he examines the state […]

“Notre Dame vs. the Klan” named U.S. Catholic Book Club’s July selection

This month, the U.S. Catholic Book Club is reading Notre Dame vs. The Klan: How the Fighting Irish Defied the KKK by Todd Tucker. Shanna Johnson, assistant editor of U.S. Catholic says, “Tucker is a master storyteller and historian, following the events that transpired in South Bend, Indiana, on May 17–19, 1924. For readers with little historical context of the time, […]

Catholic Press Association Book Awards go to Seven Notre Dame Press Titles

The 2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards were announced during the Catholic Media Conference, June 18-21, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Florida. This year’s winners include seven titles published by the University of Notre Dame Press. We are proud to represent these important works and distinguished authors whose books have been recognized in diverse categories such as theology, history, memoir, and […]