Lipper Family Foundation Events
Events, made possible by a generous grant from the Lipper Family Foundation, have provided a vibrant platform for examination and debate:
Catholic Conservatives after the Cold War, 1989-2000
Patrick Allitt, Ph.D., professor of history, Emory University.
In Search of American Catholicism
Jay Dolan, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history, University of Notre Dame.
On the Waterfront: An Evening with Bud Schulberg
Budd Schulberg, Academy Award-winning screenwriter and novelist.
Picturing Faith: Religious America in Government Photography
Colleen McDannell, Ph.D., Sterling McMurrin Professor of Religious Studies and professor of history, University of Utah. The Curran Center is honored to sponsor
The Rita Cassella Jones Lecture Series
Supported by a generous endowment from Robert F. Jones, Ann Leslie Jones and Christopher Cummings, Robert and Diane Jones, Kenneth and Kathryn Jones, Timothy and Jessica Jones, William and Susanne Jones. The Series fittingly focuses on the concerns and issues of women in the U.S. Catholic community.
Thanks to the generous endowments from Shirley and Jonathan O’Herron, and Jean and Albert Salvatico, Olga M. Ficarra, Edward I. O’Brien III and a scholarship endowment in memory of Martin E. Feeney, S.J., the Center offers scholarships to students enrolled in American Catholic Studies.