Indre Cuplinskas


Dr. Indre Cuplinskas 
St. Joseph's College
University of Alberta  
Edmonton, AB  T6G 2J5


Office: 0-12 St. Joseph's College

Voicemail: 780-492-5140


Catholic Church history; history of Christianity in Canada; Christianity and culture; 20th century Catholicism; Catholic youth movements; Vatican II

Academic Appointments

2015 - present Associate Professor, St Joseph's College, University of Alberta, Canada
2006 - 2015 Assistant Professor, St Joseph's College, University of Alberta, Canada
2008 Lecturer, Newman Theological College, Canada
2005 Lecturer, Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, Canada
2002-2004 Lecturer, Christianity and Culture Program, University of Toronto, Canada
1994-1996 Lecturer, St. Anthony’s Religious Sciences Institute, Kretinga, Lithuania
1996 Lecturer, Klaipeda Higher School of Catechetics, Klaipeda, Lithuania
1995-1996 Dean of Studies, St. Anthony’s Religious Sciences Institute, Lithuania


2006 PhD, Theology, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, Canada
1994 STB, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
1994 MA, Religious Studies, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
1992 BA, History, Christianity and Culture (Double Major)  University of Toronto, Canada


Chapters in Books
  • "Reporting the Revolution: The Western Catholic Reporter and Post-Vatican II Reform," in Vatican II: Expériences canadienne/Canadian Experiences, ed. M. Attridge, C.E. Clifford, G. Routhier (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2011), 18-38.
  • "En Masse: French Canadian Students, Catholicism and Mass Media," Journal of Religion and Popular Culture 24: 1 (2012): 148-169.
  • "Guns and Rosaries: The Use of Military Imagery in the French-Canadian Catholic Student Newspaper JEC." CCHA Historical Studies 71 (2005): 7-28.
  • "Gender and Liturgical Renewal in Quebec: A Virile Spirituality for Girls," Worship 88: 6 (2014)
  • "Doing it Rite: Specialized Catholic Action and Liturgical Renewal in Quebec, 1930s-1960s," Catholic Historical Review
Encyclopedia Articles
  • "Lithuania." Encyclopedia of Europe: 1914-2004, ed. John Merriman, Jay Winter (New York: Charles Scribners Sons): 2006.

Courses Taught

CHRTC 101 Catholic Studies: An Introduction
CHRTC 347 World War II and Christians
 History of Christianity in Canada
CHRTC 349 Social Justice and Christianity
HIST 111 The Early Modern World
HIST 112 The Modern World