Entries by Vanessa Holden

Annual Meeting: Presentation Tips and Tricks

Do You Want Your Audience at SHEAR to Give Its Full Attention to Your Paper? By Louise W. Knight (lwk@louisewknight.com) Some advice from the Early American Era: Quaker women ministers of the 1830s were experienced public speakers. Here is the advice one of them gave to Sarah Grimke: “There is something of a hurried appearance […]

Annual Meeting Update and Information

A message from the SHEAR National Conference Coordinator, Robyn Lily Davis: Dear SHEARites, Less than 2 days until our 40th annual meeting opens in Cleveland and I have a few updates and reminders to share with you.   REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is now closed. You may register on-site but please remember that we can accept only […]

Annual Meeting Update and Information

A Message From Our SHEAR National Conference Coordinator, Robyn Davis: Dear SHEARites, Only three weeks until we meet in Cleveland for our 40th annual conference! If you have pre-registered, thank you. If you haven’t, please pre-register today by clicking here. Pre-registration closes next week on 5 July, so if you miss the window you will […]

In Memoriam: William G. Shade

Longtime SHEAR member William G. Shade passed away peacefully on June 17, 2018. He was the husband of Mary Lou Shade and the son of the late William S. Shade and Elaine (McMahon) Shade. Bill was born in Detroit and grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He earned his BA from Brown University in 1961 […]

New Book Review editor of the JER

Andrew Shankman and David Waldstreicher are delighted to announce that Whitney Martinko of Villanova University has joined their editorial team at the Journal of the Early Republic. She will team with Jess Roney as co-book review editors. Whitney Martinko has held long-term residential fellowships at the American Antiquarian Society, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, and the […]

Important News about SHEAR 2018 Conference

Hello SHEARites! The 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic is only three months away, and plans are well underway.  On 1 May, an online version of the program will be available at shear.org; printed programs will be available to conference attendees upon check-in. For those of you ready […]

SHEAR 2018: Hamilton in Cleveland!

SHEARites! Hamilton the musical opens in Cleveland during SHEAR’s 40th annual conference. The show will run 17 July to 26 August and the only way to purchase tickets to Hamilton is visiting www.playhousesquare.org on April 13th beginning at 9 AM. Please make sure you only purchase tickets by visiting www.playhousesquare.org to avoid third parties and scalpers!

CFA: SHEAR 2018 Graduate Research Seminars

REMINDER:  Applications due April 20th SHEAR is pleased to open registration for the 4th annual graduate student research luncheon seminars.  Reserve your spot for a free catered luncheon facilitated by two senior scholars in the field on Friday, 20 July 2018. These seminars permit grad students and senior faculty to discuss common themes, important areas […]