Doctoral students in History at the Catholic University of America have the opportunity to present chapters from their dissertations-in-progress at the department's Graduate Student Writing Series, which is attended by fellow graduate students and faculty. If you would like to present a chapter or serve as a commentator, please contact Lev Weitz (email@example.com).
3/16/2016: Katya Mouris, "'From This We Suffered Much Distress and Affliction': Narrating the Reformation." Commenter: Michaela Granger
11/5/2014: Vanessa Corcoran, "“With your speech, Mary, I am well repaid”: Understanding Gendered Expectations through the Corpus Christi Cycles." Commentator: Austin Powell.
10/23/2013: Julie Yarwood, "Roosevelt Writes a Letter." Commentator: Patrick Kelleher.
9/11/2013: Wes Bush, "Granting Charters Across Borders in the Carolingian Period: Charles the Bald's Claim to Authority over St-Arnulf of Metz, 842." Commentator: Joanna Lamb.
5/1/2013: Marie Ito, "The Madonna of Orsanmichele and her Confraternity: A 'Holy Wall' of Protection for the Florentine Grain Market." Commentator: Brandon Parlopiano.
1/23/2013: Sarah Spalding, "Elizabeth's Works and Her Readers: Novelty and Diversity in the Twelfth Century." Commentator: Katya Mouris.
12/5/2012: Robert Camilleri, "This Great Contest of Principle: Between Scylla and Charybdis." Commentator: Seth Smith.
10/17/2012: Brandon Parlopiano, "Est Difficile Probare Furorem: The Proof of Insanity in Medieval Jurisprudence." Commentator: Kirsti Norris.
10/10/2012: Seth Smith, "New Visions for the Church and the South, 1958-1965." Commentator: Ryan Carpenter.
9/19/2012: Marie Ito, "Orsanmichele -- The Early Years (8th-13th Centuries): A Consideration of Scholarship and the Evidence." Commentator: Wes Bush.
4/4/2012: Jill Cairns-Gallimore, "The Limits of Radical Pluralism: Contextualizing Abdul Baha's Visit to Green Acre in 1912." Commentator: Patricia Tillman.
3/21/2012: Sarah Spalding, "Vos, Autem, Qui Litterati Estis: The Rhetoric of Reform in Twelfth-Century Monastic Communities." Commentator: Vanessa Taylor.
12/7/2011: Sarah Spalding, "Premonita Fueram: Education within the Cloister." Commentator: Mary Z. Smith.
11/2/2011: Kate E. Bush, "Ostinatissima Ostinatione: Anti-Judaism in the Sermons of Saint Catherine of Bologna." Commentator: Sarah Spalding.
10/19/2011: Seth Smith, "1939-1957, Into No-Priest Land, U.S.A." Commentator: Julie Yarwood.
4/13/2011: Jay Harrison, "Franciscan Perceptions of Indians and Indigenous Culture in Spanish Texas." Commentator: Mary Z. Smith.