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Coming Events

The McGreal Center for Dominican Historical Studies
In Our Keeping: Dominican Archivists and Historians Conference

The 2010 In Our Keeping Conference will be held July 8–11, 2010, at The McGreal Center for Dominican Historical Studies at Dominican University. This year's theme is “Keeping and Telling the Dominican Story: Our Gift for the 21st Century.”

Presentations include:

  • “History as Sacramental Remembrance,” presented by Catherinian scholar Suzanne Noffke, OP. Known for her translations and interpretations of Catherine of Siena’s dialogue, prayers and letters, Sr. Suzanne also received the Wisconsin Historical Society’s 2005 Award of Merit for “Dominicans of Racine Wisconsin: Embrace the Swelling Wave.”
  • “Changing History: Catholic Sisters and the American Church,” Kathleen Sprows Cummings, PhD, University of Notre Dame, acting director of the Cushwa Center and author of “New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era.”

The schedule also includes a Skype session with Sr. Barbara Beaumont, OP, director of Sister Historians of the Order of Preachers (SHOP), workshops and panels on the art of archives, and time for prayer, study, community, and good conversations!

The fee is $300 and includes accommodations and meals. A registration form will be posted in May at www.dom.edu/mcgreal