Established in 1977, the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) is an association of scholars dedicated to exploring the events and the meaning of United States history between 1776 and 1861.
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SHEAR membership is open to all; most members are professional historians employed in colleges, universities, museums, and historical parks and agencies, as well as independent scholars and graduate students.
REGISTRATION is now open for the 44th annual meeting, convening in Philadelphia 13 to 16 July 2023.
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SHEAR 2023 Program PDF
45th Annual meeting will convene in Philadelphia 18 to 21 July, 2024
Nominations Sought for Co-Editor of The Journal Of The Early Republic
Due December 1st