William Collins Donahue is the Cavanaugh Professor of the Humanities in the College of Arts and Letters and the director of the Initiative for Global Europe in the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame.
A man holds a Confederate flag outside the Statehouse in Columbia, S.C., on July 9, 2015, hours before Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill to remove the flag from Statehouse grounds. (CNS photo/Jason Miczek, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
William Collins Donahue
In an-all white suburb of Detroit, waving the Confederate flag at football games was a tradition during the 1970s. Looking back, William Collins Donahue realizes that the practice was not so innocent.
FaithFaith in Focus
William Collins Donahue
We are full conspirators in this commerce, for we, too, have come to buy our bit of Bethlehem.
Ditch and fence, Dachau concentration camp
In All Things
William Collins Donahue
Today we celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camp.
William Collins Donahue
How to commemorate the Rwandan genocide