In conjunction with volume 5 of the Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, US to 1860, being edited by CLST Director Ron Zboray and COMMRC Visiting Scholar and CLST Affiliate Mary Saracino Zboray, Professor James Emmett Ryan, Professor of English at Auburn University, and author of Faithful Passages: American Catholicism in Literary Culture, 1844-1931 (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013), will discuss his upcoming contribution on "Catholic Publishing." The lead discussant will be Associate Professor of Religious Studies and John and Lucine O'Brien Marous Chair of Contemporary Catholic Studies Paula M. Kane, author of the highly acclaimed Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America (University of North Carolina Press, 2013) and Separatism and Subculture: Boston Catholicism, 1900-1920 (University of North Carolina Press, 1994). A light lunch will be provided for those Pitt faculty and students who wish to attend and who RSVP to CLST Administrator Karen Lillis by 4PM on February 27.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies.
Location and Address
Cathedral of Learning, Room 1218, 4200 Fifth Avenue, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA 15260