Kathleen S. Cummings, associate professor of American Studies and the Director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at University of Notre Dame, delivers the 2015–16 Dudleian Lecture. Respondents to the lecture are Ann Braude (Harvard Divinity School) and James T. Kloppenberg (Harvard University).
Cummings' teaching and research center on the history of women and American religion and the study of U.S. Catholicism. Her first book, New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era, was published in 2009 with the University of North Carolina Press.
The Dudleian Lecture is Harvard’s oldest endowed lectureship was established in 1750 by the bequest of Judge Paul Dudley (1675-1751).
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