Category: Author Interviews

An Interview with Tomáš Halík, Author of “Touch the Wounds”

Tomáš Halík is a Czech Roman Catholic priest, philosopher, theologian, and scholar. He is a professor of sociology at Charles University in Prague, pastor of the Academic Parish of St. Salvator Church in Prague, president of the Czech Christian Academy, and a winner of the Templeton Prize. His previous books with University of Notre Dame […]

An Interview with Vickie Vértiz, Author of “Auto/Body”

Vickie Vértiz is an award-winning Mexican American poet, writer, and professor whose work has appeared in the New York Times magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Her book Palm Frond with Its Throat Cut won the 2018 PEN America literary prize in poetry. A graduate of Williams College, the University of Texas at Austin, and […]

An Interview with Jordi Pujol, Author of “The Collapse of Freedom of Expression”

Jordi Pujol is an associate professor of media ethics and media law at the School of Church Communications in the Pontifical University of Santa Croce in Rome. The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to publish his newest book, The Collapse of Freedom of Expression: Reconstructing the Ancient Roots of Modern Liberty (February 2023), as […]

An Interview with George Hawley, Author of “Conservatism in a Divided America”

George Hawley is associate professor of political science at the University of Alabama. He is the author of a number of books, including Making Sense of the Alt-Right, Right-Wing Critics of American Conservatism, and White Voters in Twenty-First Century America. The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to publish his newest book, Conservatism in […]

An Interview with D. C. Schindler, Author of “Retrieving Freedom”

D. C. Schindler is professor of metaphysics and anthropology at the John Paul II Institute, Washington, DC. He is the author of eleven books, including Freedom from Reality: The Diabolical Character of Modern Liberty (Notre Dame Press, 2017). The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled publish his latest book, Retrieving Freedom: The Christian Appropriation […]

An Interview with Maya Sonenberg, Author of “Bad Mothers, Bad Daughters”

Maya Sonenberg is professor of English in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Washington. Her previous collections of short stories include Cartographies (winner of the Drue Heinz Prize for Literature) and Voices from the Blue Hotel. The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to publish her newest collection of stories Bad Mothers, […]

An Interview with Norman Wirzba, Author of “Agrarian Spirit”

Norman Wirzba is the Gilbert T. Rowe Distinguished Professor of Christian Theology at Duke Divinity School and senior fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. He is the author and editor of sixteen books, including This Sacred Life: Humanity’s Place in a Wounded World. The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled […]

An Interview with Kelisha B. Graves, Editor of “Nannie Helen Burroughs”

Kelisha B. Graves is the chief research, education, and programs officer at The Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Her research focuses on the global Africana experience with specific interest in education, intellectual history, and philosophy. The University of Notre Dame Press will publish her book Nannie Helen Burroughs: A Documentary Portrait […]