Cushwa Center Lecture: "Finding Mom in a St. Patrick's Day Minstrel Show: A Family's Legacy of Irish American Catholic Anti-Blackness"


Location: 205–7 McKenna Hall

Maureen H. O'Connell will deliver the 2022–2023 Cushwa Center Lecture.

O'Connell is a professor in the Department of Religion at La Salle University. Her writing and teaching focus on Christian/Catholic social ethics, racial justice, and the arts and social justice. She is the author of Undoing the Knots: Five Generations of American Catholic Anti-Blackness (Beacon Press, 2021).

This lecture is cosponsored by Notre Dame's de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture and Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights. 

Originally published at