Norman Mailer, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Civil Friendship That Shaped an Uncivil Decade
Kevin M. Schultz will give a public lecture based on research from his recently released book Tri-Faith America: How Catholics and Jews Held Postwar America to Its Protestant Promise (2011, Oxford Press). This event is sponsored by the John C. Danforth Center on Religion & Politics.
About Kevin M. Schultz
Kevin M. Schultz teaches 20th-century American history and has special interests in religion, ethnoracial history, and American intellectual and cultural life. He has a joint appointment with UIC’s program in Catholic Studies. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 2005 and was a postdoctoral fellow at University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture from 2005-2007. Prof Schultz is the author of two books, HIST: A U.S. History Primer(Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2010), a college-level textbook, and Tri-Faith America: How Postwar Catholics and Jews Helped America Realize its Protestant Promise (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). Professor Schultz has had essays on post-World War II America appear in The Journal of American History, American Quarterly, The Journal of the American Academy of Religion, and Labor History.