Call for Second Round of Applications: Third Annual SHEAR Biography Workshop

New Orleans from St. Patrick’s Church 1852 / J.W. Hill & Smith, del.; lith. par B.F. Smith, Jr. Courtesy of Library of Congress.

There is still room for participants in the Third Annual SHEAR Biography Workshop, to be held face-to-face from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm CDT on Thursday, July 21 in the SHEAR conference hotel in New Orleans. All scholars at any stage of their biographical projects are welcome, as are individuals who do not have projects underway but are curious about historical biography and eager to help fellow scholars in the development of their projects.

If you want to register for the workshop or have questions, please contact Craig Friend at with the subject line: SHEAR biography.

Please indicate if you plan to share a chapter of your own work for group feedback and, if so, the biographical subject of your project.

Registration deadline is May 30.

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